In my seventh-grade biology course, we discuss genetic engineering and CRISPR after our genetics unit, and students engage in an ethical debate. This experience has equipped me with actual labs and activities to complement this topic.
Middle and Upper School inventors entered their incredible ideas into this year's Connecticut Invention Convention (see US video below). (Jakob Zapanta and Tolani Oshin will continue to the National Invention Convention later this month.)
The Dragonoids, GFA's Upper School robotics team, motored through the preliminary rounds into the state championship finals last weekend, finishing second out of 24 teams.
At this year’s Maker Faire Westport (April 27) we’re teaming up with area experts to attempt to build the world’s largest 3D printed duck and you are invited to help!
Level Up Village is taking the idea of the pen pal to the next level. Its mission came to life in our Lower and Middle School divisions this year, as students in PreK, third grade, and eighth grade made connections across continents.