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Middle School students rotated through dozens of workshops. They engaged in pollution remediation, explored facial anatomy, constructed gravity-defying cardboard towers, learned about cardiovascular disease, created hexaflexagons (paper polygons), extracted DNA, and more. Several High School students brought chemistry demonstrations and surgical training complete with musical fire, flame bursts, and orange peel stitching.

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Over at the Lower/Middle School, students began with several innovation challenges. Middle School students constructed egg drop protection systems that would be put to the test during a 20-foot plunge in the gym. Lower School students engineered complex structures with limited resources and added fun features such as superhero hideouts or emergency escape routes. Third graders painted foam airplanes later used in rapid feedback flight design out on the field. Others studied wind tubes, raced pullback cars, engineered ramps, battled Lego robots, studied erosion control, explored codeable line-tracing robots, and tested buoyancy through boat design.

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THE MAGIC OF STEAM, continued

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While students flew their planes, battled their bots, tasted ice cream, made music, and cheered for dropping eggs, they were celebrating the magic of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

5. PK/K students are—dare we say—blown away by the

wind tube activity.

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6. Patrick Keeley '19 and creative music director Brad

Linde create a loop for ensemble music.

8. High School students treat Middle School students to

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chemistry demonstrations.

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7. 3rd graders test their plane modifications.

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Georgetown Days Spring 2019  

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