November 30, 2021

Learning from students

March 19, 2019

A group of second-graders created ice caps out of Play-Doh on Monday in a classroom at Homer Intermediate School, slapping the white Play-Doh onto green and blue models of land and water. But the study […]

Lights in the dark

March 17, 2019

The skies of Virgil are very dark — and that’s good, when you are studying the stars. Richard Berg, a retired astronomer, built an observatory on his 60-acre property, a small building with a 7-foot […]

Moravia students ‘explore’ Mars

February 15, 2019

MORAVIA — Karoline Head-Martinez jumped up and down, her long blond ponytail swinging, when her Mars rover robot successfully collected “ice” from the surface of Mars on its third try. The surface of Mars was […]

Celebrating snails

October 28, 2018

GROTON — As a little girl playing in her New Jersey home’s backyard, Marla Coppolino lifted a rock and found tiny snails — only a few millimeters in size. “These tiny snails opened a huge […]