04/13/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

COURTESY PHOTO
Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

Will Garrison, Emily Hyatt, Francesca Frasco, Lauren Gurney and Emma Gallagher.

You might be familiar with the names.

Structural biology, protein crystallography, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.

We bet you’re not familiar with those at all. (more…)

12/12/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island School Science Fair in full swing December 1.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island School Science Fair in full swing December 1.

It was a red letter day for several Shelter Island students who took home awards at the annual science fair on December 1. (more…)

03/25/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Dreaming big, Shelter Island science teacher Dan Williams wants his students to participate in a submarine program sponsored by Brookhaven National Laboratory.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Dreaming big, Shelter Island science teacher Dan Williams wants his students to participate in a submarine program sponsored by Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Increasingly innovative teaching calls for hands-on experience and imagination, something Shelter Island science teacher Dan Williams has long embraced. So instead of showing his students pictures or video of the Peconic Bay bottoms, Mr. Williams wants to take them there. (more…)