## Historical and Current **Explanations**

**CFCs, HFCs and Their Casualties****:****Lia D.B. ('17)**wrote this paper investigating the history of CFCs and HFCs, for her organic chemistry class.**The Enigma Machine:**explains the historical context of the Enigma Machine.**Rob V. ('17)****When Ebola i****s Cured but Not Over****: Abby W. ('18)**wrote this paper on Ebola, for her advanced chemistry class.**Endangered Chimpanzees****:****Katie L. ('18)**wrote this paper on endangered chimpanzees for her advanced chemistry class.-
**Untitled:***Hawthorne R. ('18)**wrote this assignment for extra credit.* **The Causes and Effects of Global Warming:****Samuel T. ('18)**wrote this article on global warming for his advanced chemistry class.**El Niño's impact on Weather Patterns: Eden V. ('18)***explores the effects of El Niño in 2015 for his Chemistry class.***Recent Developments on Black Holes' Observations:****Audrey A. ('18)**describes current discoveries on black holes and stars in this paper for her advanced chemistry class.**Preserving Cuba: The Relationship between Science and Politics**explores the consequences of Cuba's economic embargo.**:**Hannah M. ('18)**Summary and Analysis of the Warming Pacific Ocean:**explores the effect of global warming in a response to a New York Times article she read in her advanced chemistry class.**Natasha Brecht ('18)**

## Mathematical and Scientific **Explorations**

**How To Count Cards:**explains how to count cards.**Rufus S. ('17)****Sixers: A Cool Math Game:***After playing Sixers during math class,***Justin H. ('17)**wanted to figure out the best way to play the game.**Flipping Coins:****Cecilia M. ('16)**investigates a puzzling problem involving coins.**The Price we Pay to Sleep at Night:****George B. ('16)**investigates the costs of living.**The Birthday Problem:****Sam H. ('16)**investigating new mathematical teaching methods.**2015, Year of the Black Hole****:****Aidan A. ('18)**wrote this paper on black holes, for his advanced chemistry class.**Are Self Driving Cars Ready for the Real World?****: Ivan F. ('18)**wrote this paper on the danger of Google's driverless cars for his advanced chemistry class.**Bristlemouth Fish****: Theo E. ('18)***wrote this paper on the bristlemouth fish for his advanced chemistry class.***Secrets of The Ancients in DNA****:**This article summary by**Ethan N. ('18)**explains new developments on human genomes.-
**Our Manifest Destiny in the Twilight Zone:****Reese K. ('18)***read a New York Times article on the bristlemouth fish.* **An Age of Resistance:****Katie P. ('18)**explores the importance of bacteria in this article for her advanced chemistry class.**Fractals in Nature:***Sasha M. ('17)**explores the concept of geometric fractals.*__A Statistical Analysis of the Packer Boys Varsity Basketball Team:__**Victor A. ('17)**conducted a statistical investigation of the boy's basketball team.

## Scientific **Research**

**How Do Axolotls Learn?**:**Ellie O. ('17)**proposes a new project for her research involving axolotls.**Identifying Cancer Using Cone Snail Venom**:*This research paper details***Joseph B. ('16)'s**research involving cone snails and peptides.**Growing Semiconductors Using Molecular Beam Epitaxy**:**This is Giancarlo S. ('16)**'**s**research paper detailing his research involving spectroscopy and molecular beam epitaxy.**Treating Asthma**:**Nadia G. ('16)**wrote this research paper on her research involving asthma and airway smooth muscle cells.**BMI and Cognition in the Elderly**:**Cecilia M. ('16)**was interested in investigating the relationship between BMI and cognition in the elderly. This research paper details her work.**Prader-Willi Syndrome in Mice**:**Gabi H. ('17)**proposes a new project for her research involving Prader-Willi syndrome, in mice.**Building Solar Cells with Graphene and Pthalocyanine**:**Ben B. ('16)**made this poster summarizing his chemistry research to compete in NYCSEF 2016, a science competition.**Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury:****Will S. ('17)**wrote this submission for her science research class.**Nuclei of Dictyostelium Discoideum Cells****:****Ella D. ('16)**wrote this submission for her science research class.**Nautilus**:**Ned E. ('17)**tells us a bit about the nautilus, and his research with them.

## Reactions and **Responses**

**The Carbon Underground:****Jojo A. ('18)**wrote a response to a New York Times article he read in his advanced chemistry class.**Girls Who Don't Code**:**Mikayla K. ('18)**wrote this piece, with assistance from**Jordan A. ('16)**, on women in technology.**The Fallacy of Numbers:****Zoe E. ('16) i**nvestigates the nature of statistics.**Response Bias Study**:**Zoe E. ('16)**explores the bias surrounding where we get out information. **Reaching Pluto, and the End of an Era of Planetary Exploration:****Mateo P.**('18) wrote a response to an article for his advanced chemistry class.**Phenomenon of the Self-Driving Car:****Liam D.****('18)**questions the positive and negative consequences of self-driving cars. **Strength in Numbers:**after learning about the bristlemouth fish for her advanced chemistry class,**Ruhi S. ('18)**considers the greatness of the ocean.**Event Horizon Telescope response:****Stella S. ('18)**responds to an article she read on black holes and the Event Horizon telescope.

## Artistic **Creations**

**Coloring Patterns**:**Diana S. ('17)**looked into the difference between periodic and nonperiodic patterns.**Fraction Rectangles**:**Ms. Couto's 3rd Grade class**investigated fractions by representing them as colors in rectangles.**As It Seems**:**Ben S. ('17)**wonders about the assumptions we make when doing math.**Vi Hart and Math Doodles**:**Diana S. ('17)**was interested in math doodles, and decided to explore some two Vi Hart videos, "Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant," and "Snakes + Graphs."-
**Counting Shapes:****First grade students**' work with exploring numbers and patterns.