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Forming new teams in a new year with Science Olympiad

Forming new teams in a new year with Science Olympiad

Aditi Gnanasekar

September 13, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Science & Technology, STEM

With the promise of a great meeting and free cookies, young scientists, new students and returning members alike,  packed into room B111 on Friday, Sept. 1, excited for a memorable year ahead. The bustling group slowly settled down and quieted as president senior Srijani Saha pointed to the bright pres...

Science Olympiad curriculum reflects scientific current events

Science Olympiad curriculum reflects scientific current events

Shriya Deshpande

May 31, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Uncategorized

tudents in biology dissect frogs and learn about both anatomy and physiological processes. Students in chemistry experiment with the addition of a base that turns a solution pink. Students in physics test out their theories by dropping eggs. Each of these experiments are practical applications of ide...

Brilliantile snow removal device, finalist in the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, explained

Brilliantile snow removal device, finalist in the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, explained

Shriya Deshpande

March 9, 2017


Filed under Briefs, STEM

hen visiting his family in Boston, sophomore Aditya Shah didn’t realize that an almost-collapsed rooftop, cracking with the weight of snow on it, would lead to his future co-creation of a Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge-winning device. The Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge is an annual competiti...

Science Olympiad videos are useful for increasing members’ communication with officers

Science Olympiad videos are useful for increasing members’ communication with officers

Shriya Deshpande

February 9, 2017


Filed under Briefs

he best ideas often come over a chat and a cup of coffee. So it’s no surprise when Science Olympiad president senior Kush Shanker and vice president senior Shruti Satrawada sat down to have lunch at Boudin early this academic year to find solutions to some of the club’s problems. A couple problems the...