Math gets Complex

This week, the grade 12 linear algebra class learned about the properties and forms of complex numbers, as well as relevant theorems. After learning how to compute basic operations such as addition and multiplication, they studied how to graph complex numbers on the Argand plane.

Playing with Pendulums

The grade 12 AP physics students began their pendulum lab this week. They applied their knowledge of calculus concepts to investigate how the mass and length of a pendulum affect its period. Students will write a formal report to summarize their findings from the lab.

Stories on the Wall

The grade 12 students in Ms. Scholl’s English class expressed themselves in short stories this week. Using the paper, writing tools, and snacks that were supplied, students wrote narratives about specific moments in their lives that will be suspended in time on the wall.

De-Stressing

This week the grade 12 chemistry students investigated the implications of Le Chatelier’s principle, which predicts how a system at equilibrium will be affected when subject to stress. They performed an experiment using varsol and iodine. Based on types of solvents added, student will draw conclusions explaining why and how a system is affected by stress.