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The Eagles are Hatching!

You don’t see this every day: An Eagle egg is hatching live on a webcam for us all to see. The proud parents are a pair of nesting eagles in the National Arboretum in Washington DC. There are not one, … Continue reading

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Okeanos Explorer

For those following the current expedition of the Okeanos Explorer, here is a link which you can use from home to continue watching live feed from the ship: Have fun!

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Fifth Grade Video Unit

The fifth grade recently completed their video production unit in Technology Class.  Take a look at one of the many fine films created by our students.  This one is a silent film by Lilly, Emily and Dylan.  

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SOCSD Maker Faire on March 16!!

On March 16th SOCSD will be hosting our 3rd Annual Maker Faire from 6:30-8:30 at the TZHS cafeteria. The Maker Faire is a wonderful opportunity for you to show a project that you have worked on either in school or … Continue reading

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Internet Safety 2016

Thanks to all who attended our Internet Safety Presentation on January 14th.  The entire presentation is available, here:  Internet Safetyy 2016.  For further information or questions, please email me at jtanenbaum@socsd.org.

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Climate Game Jam

We are an official site for a national event called the Climate Game Jam.  Check out http://climategamejam.org/ for details.  Ours will be an online offering.  Students are encouraged to use Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu ) to create climate themed online video games.  Students … Continue reading

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How Far Did We Travel?

Our experiment launched at 12:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday, July 13th and returned to Earth on Saturday, October 25th at 3:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time.  For that entire time it traveled 4.7 miles per SECOND.  Can you calculate how … Continue reading

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Leaving the ISS

Our experiment at the International Space Station was loaded on-board a Space-X Dragon capsule for return to Earth.  It left the station at 9:57 AM Eastern Time on October 25th, 2014.  Here is a video of our final moments as … Continue reading

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We are Sailing in the Southern Ocean

Both science classes created flags which teacher Jillian Worssam brought along on her PolarTrec expedition to the Southern Ocean.  Check out her blog post, here http://www.polartrec.com/expeditions/sea-floor-changes-and-the-antarctic-circumpolar-current/journals/2014-09-21 and don’t forget to scroll down.  Keep checking back with her from time to … Continue reading

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Launch Video

Here is video from the launch of Orbs 2 containing our lettuce experiment and mission patches!       NCESSE’s SSEP on-orbit educational research opportunity is enabled through NanoRacks, LLC, which is working in partnership with NASA under a Space … Continue reading

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