Whitman STEM and Health Care Career Showcase

Ms. Abbondandelo, Ms. Boccard and their students demonstrate the science of bubbles.
Ms. Abbondandelo, Ms. Boccard and their students demonstrate the science of bubbles.
Mrs. Stueber with students Lauren Civello and Johnny Silveri, as they present the business side of Health Care.
Mrs. Stueber with students Lauren Civello and Johnny Silveri, as they present the business side of Health Care.
 Many of our business students (including Rithik Sharma and George Galvin pictured here) donned lab coats and escorted the younger students and families to the science and research wing.
Many of our business students (including Rithik Sharma and George Galvin pictured here) donned lab coats and escorted the younger students and families to the science and research wing.
Matt Tricomi and Umema Siddiqui demonstrate the importance of combining art and science.
Matt Tricomi and Umema Siddiqui demonstrate the importance of combining art and science.
Northwell Health staff with assistant Logan Tanner, taught students how to scrub up for surgery and cast broken bones.
Northwell Health staff with assistant Logan Tanner, taught students how to scrub up for surgery and cast broken bones.
 Logan Slansky (Right) teaches younger students how to use micro-pipettes.
Logan Slansky (Right) teaches younger students how to use micro-pipettes.
Christina Bogdani helps students test for blood type in
Christina Bogdani helps students test for blood type in "babies."
Richard Kurjanski explains how to design an experiment to fly on the International Space Station.
Richard Kurjanski explains how to design an experiment to fly on the International Space Station.

This past Wednesday night nearly 200 students from grades 6-12 participated in the Whitman STEM and Health Care Career Showcase, engaging in STEM activities designed and taught by Whitman teachers and students.  Northwell Healthcare staffers were on hand to add to the fun with lessons on casting fractures and suiting up for the operating room. The younger students learned to blood type (with baby dolls), participated in a mock science bowl, visited the new research lab and saw the amazing research many of our Whitman students are doing.  They experienced bridges and robots, ice cream making, chromatography, water experiments, and even learned about the business side of health care!