Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

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Biology students traveled to the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Maryland to learn all about marsh ecology while hiking and canoeing through a marsh!

Earth Day 2014

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In recognition of Earth Day, students devoted time to working in the garden and cleaning up various areas of the Upper School Campus.

Students Set Sail

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Marine Science and Sustainability students enhanced their unit on the study of oysters by setting sail aboard the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Skipjack Stanley Norman. Students spent all day on this unique sailboat, hurling the sails, conducting water tests on different areas of the Bay, and participating in an oyster tow and species identification.

Chemistry Combustion Lab

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Chemistry students witness combustion at their fingertips by soaping up their arm, scooping a handful of methane gas bubbles, and lighting them on fire! No pain or burning involved!