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CTY Engineering and Applied Science Day @Columbia University

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On September 20, 2014 gifted students from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth attended Engineering and Applied Science Day at Columbia University. In sessions taught throughout the day, students and their parents learned about the inner workings of the internet and learned about the … Continue reading

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Laser Fun Day report

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This story is very late, I’m afraid. Regardless, Laser Fun Day was a huge event so it’s worth discussing even this late. On March 1st, the College of Optical Sciences held it’s fourth annual Laser Fun Day! The event was well … Continue reading

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College Quest Program @Columbia University

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On December 5, 2013 thirteen tenth grade students from the Harlem Educational Activities Fund‘s  College Quest Program came to do a tour of Columbia research facilities. The goal of the visit was to “excite students about the field of physics … Continue reading

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Girls Science Day @Columbia University

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On Saturday, November 21, 2013 Columbia University hosted middle school girls from in and around New York City in the annual Girls Science Day. So what happens when you mix 40 middle schoolers, laser pointers, and fluorescent JELL-O? The lesson … Continue reading