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FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2018


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[su_dropcap style="flat"]O[/su_dropcap]n April 9 and 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN) and Science National Honor Society (SNHS) combined their clubs to perform heart dissections on sheep hearts. Prior to the dissection, members were asked to identify the different chambers of the heart,...

MV Science National Honor Society hosts Stanford guest speaker

MV Science National Honor Society hosts Stanford guest speaker

Jessica Xing

April 17, 2017


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Story by Jessica Xing and Jackie Way [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n April 17, Stanford postdoctoral researcher Katharine Grabek spoke about how she became interested in computational biology and how it applies to her current work focus: analyzing the hibernation cycles of squirrels by looking at their genetic...

Spinning homopolar motors teach Science National Honor Society members about electromagnetism

Spinning homopolar motors teach Science National Honor Society members about electromagnetism

Jessica Xing

October 28, 2016


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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen the copper wire began to spin all on its own, the room was awed. On Oct. 24, Science National Honors Society held their second lab this year in B101. This month, the club was exploring the different concepts of physics, starting with electromagnetism, the interaction of electric and...

Science National Honor Society incorporates more fields of science into their club

Science National Honor Society incorporates more fields of science into their club

Jessica Xing

September 21, 2016


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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t their first meeting of the year, on Sept. 12, Science National Honor Society announced the new way that the club would implement lab activities: monthly themes. Monthly themes allow the club to focus an area of science in depth for their bi-weekly Monday meetings. SNHS meets ev...

Which summer science program is right for you?

Which summer science program is right for you?

Jennie Chen

January 26, 2016


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Co-authored by Andrea Schlitt [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Thurs. Jan 21, SNHS members gathered in room B101 to listen to a presentation about science summer programs. Officers gave advice based on their personal experiences with various programs and students asked questions based on what they were interested...

SNHS guest speaker explains a career in molecular diagnostics

SNHS guest speaker explains a career in molecular diagnostics

Jennie Chen

December 17, 2015


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Co-authored by Andrea Schlitt. [dropcap]A[/dropcap]s students were running to escape the rain on Dec. 3, SNHS members gathered in room B101 to listen to a presentation by guest speaker Uma Tamvada, a molecular diagnostician. Starting with the beginnings of her career, Tamvada delved into a deeper dis...

SNHS holds lab on combustion reactions

SNHS holds lab on combustion reactions

Andrea Schlitt

November 3, 2015


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Co-authored by Jennie Chen View post on imgur.com [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he crisp, clean smell of hand sanitizer fills the room as students eagerly gather around a familiar lab table on Oct. 22 in B101. A match is lit and placed on the table. As a steady blue flame slowly erupts from the hand sanitizer on...

Science National Honor Society shares goals for the year

Science National Honor Society shares goals for the year

Andrea Schlitt

September 24, 2015


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Story by Andrea Schlitt and Jennie Chen [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s that time of year again. Interest meetings begin, activities are planned, and officers look for new ways to improve their clubs. As officers prepare for the school year ahead, many find themselves reflecting on previous years and se...