If we are lucky enough to have a break in the clouds tomorrow you will be treated to the last solar eclipse of 2014. View time and instructions can be found here.
Mole Day celebrates the basic counting unit in chemistry. Learn more here.
Mrs. Jane Lucia, a member of the science faculty since 2005, was recently awarded the 2014 Massachusetts Argiculture in the Classroom Teacher of the Year award announced by executive director Deborah Hogan. Read more about Jane’s accomplishments with this program.
On Tuesday October 14, Williston will be the host for the 2014 Genetics Update Conference with keynote speaker Sam Rhine. Schools from across the Pioneer Valley will be on campus for the day to hear about such topics as cancer stem cells and tissue engineering. Williston’s AP Biology class and Genetics class will be participating in this workshop.
Junior Alex Fay spent his summer working on an important concern – what do to with nuclear waste. He connected with some leading minds in the field and recently launched the following website.
You can read the biographies here
Alex will be presenting to the community on Monday 10/13 in the Cox room at 6:30.
See Alex interviewed on TV.
Coming up this Wednesday morning (6:55 am) is what is called the “Blood Moon”, a full lunar eclipse! The moon will have a red color, caused by the sunlight traveling though the earth’s atmosphere (those that took physics last year will remember that the same effect causes the sunsets). For more information, see lunar eclipse