Discussing the psychology behind science denialism and its impact on MVHS. To some of us, science is simply a fact, but to others, science is something people can choose whether or not to believe. While the scientific method involves careful experimentation and data analysis, and the process of publication of peer-reviewed journals ensures that scientific … Continue reading The Science Behind Science Denial
A breakdown of NASA’s Artemis plan and the components involved, as well as input as to how students can get involved.
The effects of remote learning on STEM education, the relevance of math and computer science in higher education, and the Monta Vista social climate The pandemic has changed teaching and learning styles alike. Every day, Dr. Sanjeev Bhojraj, Alumni Professor of Asset Management at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School, logs online to teach over four … Continue reading From Classroom to Computer – A Look at Remote (STEM) Education
Humanity’s eyes are opened to behold the universe in a new light. June 16, 2015 - Kennedy Space Center, Earth “I still can’t believe this,” Robert Knox exasperated. “Of course it’s possible, but this soon?” Knox was a young, yet determined man, whose curiosity knew no bounds. He was the head of the biochemistry department … Continue reading Gaea
The effects of eating disorders and the power of self-love. By: Divya Venkataraman
How is chemistry contributing to the fight against climate change?
In December 2020, Singapore approved lab-grown chicken for sale. New developments like these raise the question of whether cultured meat, like the kind approved, is beneficial not only to humans, but the environment as a whole. Background According to the Guardian, lab-grown chicken is more attainable than any other meat because avian stem cells have … Continue reading Will Cultured Meat Soon Be a Part of Our Culture?
Exploring how a lack of Vitamin D intake can lead to a decline in mental health. As winter approaches, and the amount of sunlight taken in by individuals decreases, another issue starts to arise. Most people rely on sunlight for their main source of Vitamin D, so lack of this sunlight can make individuals prone … Continue reading The Impact of Vitamin D Deficiency
Explaining political polarization through psychology. On Wednesday, Jan. 6, a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building to overturn his election defeat, clearly displaying America’s deep political divide to the world. Now more than ever, our country is split between red and blue. Instead of focusing on the true quality of government, the focus … Continue reading One Country, Two Colors
Exploring the effects of hindsight bias on students’ and athletes’ success.