LEHS Science Team

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The LEHS Science Team is for students who are interested in science and enjoy opportunities to compete against students from other schools.

The Science Team is a member of the North Shore Science League, which holds monthly science competitions at area high schools. Each competition consists of three separate events on science-related topics, including biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, Earth science, astronomy, current events, and "instant invention". Some events involve building a device or performing an experiment, while others involve answering questions on a science-related topic. The Bulldogs are currently in 21st place out of 26 teams.

The team is open to any student who is interested in science, and new members are welcome any time during the school year.

Meeting Days

The science team meets on Tuesdays after school in room 304. The times and locations of study/build sessions for specific events are determined by the event captains.

If you are interested in joining the team, stop by or talk to Mr. Bigler (click to reveal email address) or team captain Heather Cummings.

Next Competition

Date: Tuesday March 10, 2015
Location: Woburn Memorial High School. The bus will depart LEHS promptly at 3:00pm and return between 6:00 and 6:30pm.

March Events:

Because the February meet was canceled due to snow, the events that were scheduled for February will take place at the March meet.

  • Put On the Brakes (Physics/Engineering): Students must build a vehicle that uses gravitational potential energy to move itself toward a barrier and stop without hitting it. The vehicle that comes closes is the winner.

  • Science in the News (Current Events): Pencil & paper event consisting of 50 questions taken from:

  • Biological Systems Modeling: Membrane Transport & Neurons (Biology): Build a 3D model with materials provided at the event of a cell membrane undergoing neuron-mediated active transport. Also answer questions about neurons and the nervous system, including the Human Connectome Project.


Photo Blog

The LEHS Science Team has a photo blog at http://ourdoings.com/lehsscienceteam/.

Recent Entries     Slide Show
   

(Click on a slide to display a larger image.)


Fundraiser

The LEHS Science Team is selling LEHS ID lanyards with a built-in 8 GB flash drive. Cost is $10.


New Members

New members should fill out the Member Information Form.

All members need to fill out and have their parents sign the Permission Slip, which includes permission to travel by school bus to the competitions and to work with power tools under Mr. Bigler's supervision.

Check out the T-shirt design.


 

 


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Date of access (today's date): 22 May 2015

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