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Anti-Valentine’s Day Dissections

February 14, 2017

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    By Noelle Hoenig The atmosphere of room 103 was lively as middle school scholars worked in teams to cut up the long stems and pretty petals of colorful flowers. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Mrs. Erickson’s 7th grade life science class dissected flowers, labeling the experience “Anti-Valentine’s Day” as an ironic spin on […]

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Brain Competition Tests Scholars’ Knowledge in the Field of Neuroscience

November 18, 2016

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By Isabella Sanchez Tomorrow morning there will be an informative meeting to discuss ASK Academy’s participation in the University of New Mexico’s annual Brain Bee Neuroscience Competition.  The event is designed to test scholars’ knowledge about the human brain in an oral and written competition. It also includes opportunities to explore the subject by allowing students to tour […]

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Scholars Produce Video for Aviation Design Challenge

February 22, 2016

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Scholars from Colin DeGroot’s Aerospace Engineering course have produced a video for the General Aviation Manufacturer’s Association’s 2016 Aviation Design Challenge for high school students. The video, which was designed, filmed, edited and produced in a day, expresses why scholars are interested in entering the aviation challenge. Over the next two months, scholars will be designing […]

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Cell-Directed Learning

October 15, 2015

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  By Milee Smith Last Thursday, Mr. DeGroots sixth period Biomedical class got creative in their presentation of cell tissue. The tissues that were presented were Epithelial, Connective, Nervous, and Muscle tissues. The Epithelial tissue is specialized to form the covering or lining of all internal and external body surfaces. Connective tissues connects the muscle […]

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Photo of the Week: What’s Bubblin’ in DeGroot’s Class?

September 24, 2015

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Tarantula Finds Home in Classroom

September 4, 2014

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  By Hannah  Worker Project manager Emina Slavnic added a furry friend to her classroom this week. While not  typically a lover of spiders, she said that when scholar Elizabeth Flory brought in a tarantula found outside her home, Slavnic took the tarantula in and made it a class pet. The tarantula has been identified as a male, […]

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Local Maker Convention Not Your Typical Science Fair

September 10, 2013

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By Ryley Thompson Recently, scholar’s of the ASK Academy took part in the second annual Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire, where people across the state came together to show off their talent and hawk their homemade creations. The event took place at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park and Museum in late August, and everyone from scientists […]

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