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Posted Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 5:22:00 PM
This Sunday, November 22, two Ramaz Middle Schoolers will present their "Instructional Towel" in the Cadena Initiative International Competition, hosted by the non-governmental organization of the same name, which addresses humanitarian crises around the world. Students around the world were challenged to design a system or object that addresses a humanitarian need. Ella B. and Stella H., two eighth graders, created a dual-purpose blanket for people displaced by cyclones in various parts of Africa as part of their STEAM elective.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020 5:10:00 PM
Upper School Pre-Med club members heard from their schoolmates Eric K. '22 and Liora K. '21 during their latest meetings. Eric presented on stem cells, specifically how experiments in labs have shown that they could be used to combat osteoarthritis, the degradation of cartilage in joints. This past summer, Eric interned at the Feinstein Institute and worked under Dr. Brandi, where he conducted research. Liora presented with Mr. Kavian on research about cell cycles and cancer...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 4:49:00 PM
As part of their STEAM elective, Middle School students Ella B. and Stella H. designed the "Instructional Towel," a dual-purpose blanket for people displaced by cyclones in various parts of Africa. Their design has been selected to compete in the final round of the Cadena Initiative International Competition. Cadena is a non-governmental organization that addresses humanitarian crises around the world that hosts an annual competition challenging middle schoolers to design a system or object that addresses a humanitarian crisis...
Posted Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 8:22:00 PM
Seventh grade math honors students discovered firsthand that graphing can be used as a real-world tool to express a relationship between two variables. Using Central Park as a backdrop, students created graphs with variables they observed inside the park, including the number of runners and walkers, the time, and temperature.
Posted Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 11:53:19 AM
The Ramaz April 2020 edition of Breakthrough, Ramaz's Science Journal is here! Please click...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:42:00 PM
Honors senior Biology students visited the Harlem DNA Lab, the world's first science center devoted entirely to genetics education. Students were able to perform Restriction Enzyme Analysis while learning techniques utilizing restriction enzymes and gel electrophoresis...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:37:00 PM
Ramaz students Sydney E. and Finley H. participated in the CIJE (Centerfor Initiatives in Jewish Education) Innovators Trip to Boston for Young Women. They left to Boston on Sunday morning with about 30 students from other Jewish day schools and returned on Tuesday evening. It was a fun-filled and educational trip! Highlights of the trip include visiting the MIT museum and Media Lab...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:18:00 PM
To view the articles written by our students, please click...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 3:33:00 PM
Second graders had the honor to meet and learn from award winning architect, Andrea Steele of ASA Architecture. Ms. Steele shared her awe-inspiring projects, such as the DBCD Cultural Center in Brooklyn, Casita Project, recreational spaces in the Bronx, and a new research building for NASA. She guided our students to question, "What is the greater need, and how do we provide for that need? ...Architecture is all about taking the ordinary, and making it into the extraordinary...
Posted Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 4:58:00 PM
The Ramaz winter edition of Breakthrough, Ramaz's Science Journal is here! Please click...
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