Posts about Science

April 25, 2018

Summer Spotlight: Forensic Chemistry

This summer, experience CSI: BASIS Independent McLean edition! For rising grades 6-8, our Forensic Chemistry camp explores the application of science to criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system. Students will be exposed to a hands-on curriculum introducing principles and techniques that are practiced and applied to the analysis of crime scene investigation.

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April 11, 2018

Students Explore Galapagos Islands on Spring Break Trip

Spring Break is often a restful week away from school often filled with fun and sun, but for 11 of our students, it was a week of adventure and exploration in the Galapagos Islands!

Eleven students, ranging from grades 4–10, visited the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador to explore diverse habitats, exotic animals, and South American culture. Science and Spanish Subject Expert Teacher Dr. Isquith, Science Subject Expert Teacher Ms. McCormick, and four parents went along for the ride (and to chaperone)!

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February 16, 2018

Top 5 FAQs About BASIS Independent Summer

Though we’re still in the throes of winter, here at BASIS Independent McLean we are ready for summer! Over a four-week period in the summertime, BASIS Independent Summer offers 10 full- and half-day camps for boys and girls from PreK to grade 12. We sat down with Director of Auxiliary Programs Mike Anderson, who runs the summer program, to answer the five most frequently asked questions.

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