Mushrooms: A Cautionary Tale
Michigan is home to 2,500 species of mushroom, most of which are inedible.
What happens when a toxic mushroom is consumed?
Biomimicry: Where Nature and Innovation Converge
Bullet trains inspired by kingfisher birds, shock wave absorption technologies motivated by woodpeckers, ventilation systems inspired by termites.
We have a lot to learn from the natural world.
Middle schoolers around the nation are designing these technologies—and their ideas are impressive.
Interviews and information about the PlumSmart food service composting practices.
Drugs in Our Drinking Water
Improper drug disposal can lead to many problems for people and the environment.
The number of illnesses will increase due to the amount of toxic chemicals present in our drinking water.
Many people dispose of their unwanted medications in a disrupt manner, such as flushing them down the toilet, mostly because they have no other convenient method of disposal.
Earthworms will not produce 2 worms if cut in half.
Planarians flatworms, however, can produce up to 279 worms when cut into pieces.
The SAP Files
The SAP project is a major event in the 8th grade year at Greenhills.
Students who completed their SAP in previous years were interviewed from each grade in the upper school, and asked to reflect over their experience.
Can Controlled Burns Actually Help Prevent Wildfires?
As wildfires are becoming more dangerous, particularly on the west coast of the United States, scientists and ecologists are suggesting the use of new methods to fight them.
Controlled burns have been proven to be a valuable tool to crucially remove forest waste… so why aren’t we using them?