Buck chatted and laughed with Marc Abrahams of Improbable Research, which publishes a magazine and awards the IgNobel Prizes for research that "makes people laugh, and then think." Learn about the origin of karaoke (it's not what you might think), very important cow research, and...what the heck is a Blonsky device? (see drawing at left)
Ann Possis chatted Aug. 2 with Joey Reid, grad student at the U of M's Institute on the Environment, about the 'environmental hackathon' he conducted recently, bringing students of diverse backgrounds together to try to solve big environmental problems through creative play and thinking. You may want to try the marshmallow challenge at home!
Tune in again this fall for regular school news features from around Cook County!
Do you remember anticipating the beginning of summer vacation?
On May 28th, Cook County Middle School 7th graders will be enjoying a trip up to the end of the Gunflint Trail.
The Cook County Middle School Community Service Project Day is May 17. In this edition of School News, instructor Sue Nelson tells us more about it.
The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair will be held May 16th.
Have you ever wanted to play with bugs? Perhaps you should go back to 7th grade science. In this edition of Cook County Middle School News,
There's a lot going on at Sawtooth Elementary School. In this edition of Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News, Principal Gwen Carman brings us the latest elementary news.
In Cook County Middle School, 7th grade students are exposed to a quarter-long Spanish language class. In this edition of School News, Spanish teacher Kristin Carlsgaard shares more about it.