El Estoque

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Zara Iqbal and Ruth Feng

October 19, 2018

On Oct. 17, members of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) gathered in biology teacher Lora Lerner’s room during lunch for their first experiment of the year: the lava lamp lab. via GIPHY With input from club members, WiSTEM decided to host this lab in particular. To make these lava la...

A look at FPPN’s annual suturing lab

A look at FPPN's annual suturing lab

Michelle Wong

March 3, 2018

rom sheep brains to fetal pigs, it's not uncommon for dissections to take place in physiology and biology classrooms. Students are taught to cut through tissue and cartilage to gain a deeper understanding of how the human body works. But aside from dissections, MVHS’ Future Practicing Physicians Netwo...

SNHS holds lab on combustion reactions

SNHS holds lab on combustion reactions

Andrea Schlitt

November 3, 2015

Co-authored by Jennie Chen View post on imgur.com 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 the table, Science ...

Biotech Club conducts first large-scale experiment

Club president junior Kasie Wong teaches member junior Paul Xu how to use lab equipments safely on March 23. The experiment, beginning on March 16 and ending March 28, involved bacterial resistance to triclosan.  Photo by Howard Lee.

Howard Lee

March 30, 2012

The smell of burning gas fills room B104. No one is panicking, though — it’s just an experiment the Biotech Club is conducting. Although the club has conducted experiments in the past — including a glowing flowers lab — this particular experiment, involving bacterial resistance to triclosan...

Safety slip-up

Safety slip-up

Sara Yang

March 28, 2010

Hydrochloric acid sends chemistry student to the emergency room Read More »...