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STARLAB® Brings the Night Sky to DVFS

We are excited to be setting up Starlab® at DVFS today! Starlab is a portable, digital planetarium comprised of a lightproof dome, a projector, and teaching content. The system we are using is made possible through the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), and travels from school to school within the county, throughout the year.

Starlab uses a computer to generate images that are displayed by a projector through a special lens (called a “…

Posted by kelly in Beyond the Classroom, STEM, Science on Tuesday April 17, 2018
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Conceptual Physics: Experiment Using Randomness

Students in Steve Cooney’s conceptual physics class are conducting an experiment using randomness to attempt to measure indirectly. Paper balls are thrown at an unseen target whose area is known. Theoretically, one-fourth of the area should be covered by 25 percent of the balls that are within the known area.

In the first attempt (photo #1) the set up appeared to have affected the results.

The students tested for experimental bias (photo #2) and …

Posted by kelly in In the Classroom, Science on Thursday October 13, 2016
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