Monday, January 30, 2017

Governor’s Cup Regional Topic
JR FPS-December Topic
Suggested Readings
Bruick, H. (2016, February 16). Researchers have 3D-Printed usable human bones and muscles.
Clark, J. (2016, April 1). This company does 3D printing at a speed no one else can match.
Gruenwald, S. (2016, February 22). According to futurists, we will be 3D printing underwater cities, house-moving drones, and even our meals within 100 years.
Hirschler, B. (2014, December 16). 3D printing points way to smarter cancer treatment. Scientific American.
Jones, S. (2015, December 30). When disaster strikes, it’s time to fly in 3D printers. The Guardian.
Kessler, A. (2015, January 15). A 3D printed car, ready for the road. The New York Times. http://
Noyes, K. (2016, April 11). With this new 3D printing technique, robots can “practically walk right of the printer.” Digital Arts.
Price, E. (2016, January 27). Why wear a prosthetic when you can become a superhero instead? The Guardian.
Scott, C. (2016, February 22). Authorities arrest man smuggling weapons into Mexico, including assault rifle modified with 3D printed part.
Weintraub, K. (2015, January 26). Off the 3D printer, practice parts for the surgeon. The New York Times.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Snow Day 1/5/17

Because this snow day is scheduled to be made up in Feb. we are able to take today off and enjoy the snow day. Reading assignment for today gets pushed back to tomorrow. Happy snow day,

Thursday, November 17, 2016

FPS Research Links:
Governor’s Cup District Topic
Suggested Readings
Aubrey, A. and Charles, D. (2016, March 27). How little Vermont got big companies to label GMO. NPR.

Belluckian, P. (2016, January 25). Monkeys built to mimic autism-like behaviors may help humans. The New York Times.
Carrell, S. (2015, August 9). Scotland to issue formal ban on genetically modified crops. The Guardian.

Gorman, C. (2016, January 25). Tissue mash-up: a Q&A with Juan Carlos Ispisua Belmonte. Scientific American.
Lallanilla, M. (2016, January 11). GMOs: facts about genetically-modified foods. Live Science.

Milman, O. (2015, November 19). FDA approves genetically modified salmon in agency first. The Guardian.
Rathi, A. (2015, December 3). The pros and cons of genetically engineering your children. Quartz.

Regalado, A. (2015, November 5). CRISPR gene-editing technology to be tested on people by 2017, says Editas.MIT Technology Review.
Strom, S. (2015, November 20). F.D.A. takes issue with the term ‘non-GMO.’. The New York Times.

Strom, S. (2016, January 7).Campbell labels will disclose GMO. ingredients.The New York Times.

Wade, N. (2015, December 3). Scientist seek moratorium on edits to the human genome that could be
inherited. The New York Times.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year

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