HMNS is closed on Thursday, November 26 for Thanksgiving.

Astronomy Science Projects


The interns in our astronomy department were busy this summer working on science experiments. Browse the results of their work in the reports and videos below.

Martian Gardening Introduction

Growing Crops in Mars Soil Simulant Research Results
Contributors: Nandini Bhojani, Jenna Jackson, Rebecca Lorente, Mariana Rodriguez, Eva Sharma and Emerald St. Laurent

Solar Energy Science Fair Ideas
Contributor: Joelliane Langeview

Solar Cooking
Contributors: Delaney Murphy and Joelliane Langevine

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