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Waverly School’s Middle School Science Students Study Genetics

The Waverly School’s middle school science students began their study of genetics by investigating traits for six human characteristics: eye color, tongue rolling, finger crossing, height (in cm), arm span (in cm), and PTC tasting. Of the six traits investigated, the only one that is relatively easy to determine and based on simple, one-gene Mendelian inheritance patterns is the ability to taste PTC. PTC is…

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In the Urban Forest: Mayfield Junior School Fifth Graders at TreePeople

Mayfield Junior School Fifth graders recently participated in an Eco-tour at TreePeople in Coldwater Canyon Park. Different activities introduced students to environmental issues such as…

Marshall 6th Grader and Essay Contest Winner Dylan Bell Speaks at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Coalition

Dylan Bell 740PX Marshall Fundamental Secondary School 6th Grader Dylan Bell from Ms. Narvaez’s class speaks at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Coalition where he is an essay contest winner. Marshall Fundamental Secondary School, 990 N. Allen Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5810 or visit www.marshallfundamental.org.  

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Creating with Technology

Arts and technology come together in harmony at Idyllwild Academy. Even the academic teachers often include artistic elements in their assignments to help students learn,…

Senior Character Artist Peter Zoppi Teach Muir Students Real World Skills

JMHS 1-14-2016 1st PICS01 Muir Arts, Entertainment and Media Academy students experienced how some of the skills taught at Muir translate to real world skills by Charter Artist Peter Zoppi. Zoppi showed students recent professional work in addition to personal projects he uses to learn new skills. Peter is…

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New Horizon School’s First and Second Graders Visit Aquarium of the Pacific

New Horizon School’s 1st and 2nd graders went on a journey of discovery through the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. New Horizon…

The Waverly School: Creating a Fresh Water Ecosystem

The Waverly School 12-14-2015 pics01 The Biology and AP Biology students at The Waverly high school are creating a fresh water ecosystem to study topics such as photosynthesis, pH, salinity, dissolved O2 levels, animal behavior, and ecology. Students have contributed their time and resources outside of the classroom to get…

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Pasadena Waldorf School’s 5th Grade Immersed in Old India

In teaching ancient history (India, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece) Pasadena Waldorf School’s 5th Grade Students are painting a picture of the whole story of humanity.…

New Horizon School’s 7th and 8th Graders Visit JPL

NHS 12-2-2015 2nd PICS01 New Horizon School’s 7th and 8th graders recently visited JPL, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They witnessed a life-size model of the Mars Science lab, saw demonstrations from numerous missions, and visited the Robotics and Microdevices Labs. They were also introduced to “Thinking like a Scientist,” which…

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Clairbourn School: Cell Studies in Fifth Grade

Fifth-graders are enthusiastic about their Life Science studies this quarter because their learning materials on cell processes have been transformed into an earthling v.s. alien invasion story, “Battle for Planet Earth: Cell Processes.” As stated by their booklet, “Students are given the scenario that Planet Earth has been invaded by alien life, of which we know very little about. They are working with the US Government and US Army, to piece together the puzzle and find a solution to the alien invasion which is destroying the planet. In this particular lesson unit, students will need to determine the cellular processes…

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