View this post on InstagramBiotechnology is an elective science class open to all high school students during the December trimester. In this lab, Logan ‘23 practices his pipetting technique. This track class is designed to expose students to the industry of biotechnology. Modern biotechnology is a quickly growing field that utilizes technology based on bio-molecular and cellular process to create products and procedures to improve the health of humans and the health of the Earth. In this course students explore both the laboratory techniques and the societal issues that are often interwoven into modern developments.
View this post on InstagramIn Sarah Griggs' Climate Change and Sustainability three-week block class, students explore the many factors contributing to our changing climate as well ways individuals can make a conscious effort to live in harmony with the natural world in order for ecological balance to remain intact. Students discuss the greenhouse effect and how humans enhance this life-supporting global attribute by examining different types of scientific data to help better understand how climate has fluctuated in Earth’s history and how this change has been increased exponentially since the industrial revolution. The course also explores how humans can be more conscious global citizens and act to counter the changes that are being observed globally. #sustainability #climatechange #greenhouseeffect #socialresponsibility #hmsjourney
View this post on InstagramElectric Race Car Building with HMS faculty member and Pine Hill alum Tobin Peyton-Levine '01 is an elective class that gives students a short introduction to a handful of concepts surrounding electric motors, gear ratios, electricity (current and voltage) as well as engineering design. The goal of the course is to gain a better understanding of how modern technologies are used to drive motion. The course culminates in teams building miniature race cars to demonstrate the concepts that are presented throughout the course.
View this post on InstagramIn Wendy Bruneau’s “Flowering of English” class, students explore the history and beauty of the English language. Students have researched the etymology of words and indicated their place of origin on a world map. Students also create timelines showing the important events in the evolution of the English language. The literal meanings of idioms are also explored in this class and represented with comic book style student illustrations.
View this post on InstagramIn Sarah Griggs’ introduction to Psychology class, students explore the scientific and systematic study of human behavior and mental processes. In this elective class open to all, students also learn about the methods and ethical considerations that psychologists employ to learn more within their field of study.
View this post on InstagramThis Thanksgiving season, our students remind us that every day is the day to reflect upon what we are thankful for. Several High Mowing students share their thoughts on gratitude in this short video. At High Mowing School, we are most grateful for our community of students, teachers, staff, volunteers, alumni, and supporters. Thank you to all and Happy Thanksgiving. #gratitude #usboardingschool #hmsjourney