science

Platypuses: the Freaks of Biology

 Platypuses (platypi? platypodes?): furry, semi-aquatic egg-laying mammals endemic to eastern Australia. Most will never encounter a platypus in the wild (unless, of course, you live…




New School Year Promises Science Upheaval

As course selection for the 2019-2020 school year promises developments across all subjects, the largest revisions are expected to occur among science opportunities. The changes…


Advanced Biological Systems: The Story

IMSA has decided to give half of the Class of 2020 a new, experimental biology class. Traditionally, all IMSA sophomores take four required, semester-long science…


The Origins of MSI

Methods of Scientific Inquiry (MSI) is a required class for all incoming IMSA sophomores. The class lets students design their own experiment, run it, and…