Marine Biology and Sustainability traveled to Stevenson University to participate in its Reef Ball Building Project. The reef balls will be placed in the Chesapeake Bay, providing much needed reef-like habitat for Bay creatures.
In the spirit of Halloween, chemistry students set off an exothermic reaction involving hydrogen peroxide, potassium iodide, and soap inside jack-o-lanterns. The reaction results in copious amounts of foam that resemble toothpaste an elephant might use.
An outreach specialist from the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore spoke to the Science Club about NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, currently being built, which will gather data with infrared light.
A Latin ll student demonstrated ancient Roman dress and how makeup was made by rubbing hematite on slate for rouge and using soot for eyeliner.