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Physics of earth and space makes windmills thanks to generous grant

Physics of earth and space makes windmills thanks to generous grant

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

January 25, 2019

In Mrs. Amber McCauley’s Physics of Earth and Space Science class, students are learning about alternative energy sources and the scientific method through a hands-on exploration of windmills. A  company called Battelle National Biodefense Institute (BNBI) awarded a $2,500 grant to the class to pur...

Environmental Science class creates a flammable synthesis reaction

Environmental Science class creates a flammable synthesis reaction

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

January 15, 2019

On January 9, Mrs. Amber McCauley performed an experiment for her Environmental Science class that created a synthesis reaction.  A synthesis reaction is a reaction in which multiple reactants (or in this case, hydrogen and oxygen) combine to form a single product (water). Synthesis reactions release ...

Teachers show holiday spirit by decorating doors: Photo of the Day 12/19/18

Teachers show holiday spirit by decorating doors: Photo of the Day 12/19/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

December 19, 2018

On the week of December 10, the teachers brainstormed, constructed, and finalized their doors. All doors had to be complete by Monday morning, December 17. Teachers had the help from their students, and some honor societies made a door of their own. The National Art Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and the National French Honor Society partic...

McCauley’s science class conducts an “egg” drop: Photo of the Day 10/18/18

McCauley’s science class conducts an “egg” drop: Photo of the Day 10/18/18

by Julie Walker, Editor

October 18, 2018

On October 18, Mrs. Amber McCauley's freshman Physics of Earth and Space Science class conducted an egg dropping experiment, but with Pringles in place of the egg for easy clean up since the test was taking place on Main Street. The class dropped their devices from the top of the Main Street stair...

#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

July 23, 2018

Class of 2021 member Avery Robertson is a student athlete who deserves to be recognized. The only freshman on varsity lacrosse, Robertson has proven herself to be an exceptional player. Robertson has been playing lacrosse for seven years. Along with the Linganore team, she is also a part of the club t...

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

September 29, 2016

The science class Physics of Earth and Space is new to Linganore 2016-2017 and was created by teachers in response to the Next Generation Science Standards. It was formed in order for students to be able to explore and comprehend the earth and space realms of science. What is it? Physics of Earth and...

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