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Brookhaven National Laboratory – March 2017

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STEM Activity News

  • February 4, 2019

    By Phoenix reporter Isy Odiaka '19: On Friday, February 1, 2019, Kellenberg alumna Katie Van Loan '01, MA, MT-BC, LCAT came to Kellenberg to speak about music therapy to the members of the Phoenix Chorus and Band. Ms. Van Loan, whose job requires her to perform various musical exercises with patients to assist in assessing emotions, discussed the diverse elements of music therapy: clients, therapists, interventions, evaluations, and assessments. These exercises can range from having patients create lyrics and sing to express their emotions or calm them, playing instruments to help premature babies develop certain feeding patterns and many more

  • January 16, 2019

    Article by Rachel Siegel '20: On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, members of the Psychology and Health Sciences clubs met in the chorus room to welcome Chris O’Brien, a Ph.D. student at Rutgers University. Mr. O’Brien discussed his work and study in the field of neuroscience and its crossover with the parallel field of psychology. Mr. O’Brien began his talk by explaining the origins of neuroscience, and how cultures like Ancient Greece and Egypt explored the field with their own ideas of how the brain worked. He delved into different types of neuroscience, along with how injuries to the brain affect us

  • January 11, 2019

    By Phoenix Online Reporter Isy Odiaka '19: On Wednesday, January 9,  at the first Kellenberg STEM talk of the new year, Mr. Christopher O’Brien, an undergraduate student from Rutgers University, spoke to students about the brain. Health Sciences Club, S.T.E.M. Cluster, and Psychology Club all came to listen to Mr. O’Brien’s talk about psychology. “Various fields were brought together to help topics that would later help them in their fields,” said senior Catie Sullivan. Mr. O’Brien spoke about how the brain is also known as the computer and how each part of the brain functions. He further explained how certain

  • January 9, 2019

    Phoenix Article by James Mooney III '20: On Friday, January 4, 2019, a group of Kellenberg students traveled to Queen's College for STEM Day. The day began with high school students from three different schools speaking about their experience at the Garcia program and how it helped in their college searches and preparations. After that, there was a speaker who spoke about the significance of STEM cells and recent developments that will lead to more people getting organs that they need. After the speech, we went to our first lab activity,  a liquid nitrogen lab, where we were able to make

  • December 9, 2018

    By Phoenix Editor Maya Tadross '19: On Wednesday, December 5 at 3:30 p.m., Kellenberg Memorial's Health Science Club and Psychology Club joined together in a packed biology lab to welcome speaker Joanna Formont, Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Ms. Formont has been an individual and group counselor to children and adults in crisis for almost 18 years. She currently works at SIBSPlace at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Hewlett, NY, an incredible program that serves children ages five to seventeen who have a sibling with cancer or another terminal illness. Students listened intently as Ms. Formont described her creative ways of helping

  • November 9, 2018

    In addition to her daily Honors Physics Seminar course, Senior Lab Assistant Kaitlin Long ’19 has been working with freshmen Earth Science classes during their lab periods. Kaitlin’s time in the lab doesn’t end at Kellenberg Memorial. In the spring of 2018, Kaitlin was accepted into the Partners for the Future program at the Sheltzer Lab in Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

  • November 9, 2018

    On November 8, Kellenberg Memorial celebrated National STEM Day in the classroom throughout the day. Here are some of the activities that took place that day. In Miss Ronan's Honors Algebra II & Trigonometry classes,  juniors worked on "Pi in the Sky" problems from NASA. In Mrs. Acardi's and Mr. Casalinuovo's Trigonometry classes, students studied the trigonometry behind the ride Expedition Everest preparing for their Senior Trip in the spring. In Bro. Gary's calculus classes, students watched a TED Talk on The Simple Genius of a Good Graphic.  In Mrs. Riker's sixth-grade Math classes, students worked together to build the longest chain they

  • November 5, 2018

    Article by Rachel Siegel '20: On Monday, October 29, the Cradle of Aviation hosted its annual STEM career expo for high school students looking to learn more about the world of STEM and its viable career options beyond college. Two dozen Kellenberg students took a brief bus ride over to the museum, where they were first presented with a short talk by Jim Brundige, the current director of East Hampton Airport. From there on, the students had the opportunity to visit stations scattered throughout the museum’s floor exhibits. Students not only had the ability to meet and talk with companies

  • October 25, 2018

    Article by The Phoenix reporter Randi Titus '19: The celebration of National Chemistry Week is in full swing in the halls of Kellenberg Memorial. The week is an annual event held in the United States to raise public awareness of the importance of chemistry in everyday life. This year's theme is "Chemistry is out of this World." Chemistry teachers and administration have come together to make this week as fun and as educational as possible for students. In preparation for this week, student-created element and other chemistry-themed posters hang proudly around the school. Balloons, streamers, and signs decorate the classrooms.

  • October 18, 2018

    On Tuesday, select students from Kellenberg’s STEM cluster traveled to The Cradle of Aviation Museum to sit in on an inspirational talk given by NASA Engineer, Scarlin Hernandez. Ms. Hernandez delivered a message of positivity in motivating our students to chase after their dreams no matter what the odds. After living a life of constant disappointment and hardships as a minority female, at the age of 20, Hernandez was offered a full-time job at NASA and is l currently working on the James Webb Space Telescope mission which will one day soon be able to explore beyond our planets.

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