Engineering Class Visits Steelcase

On Nov 10, 2017, Class XII students in Engineering, a senior science elective, visited the design showroom of Steelcase and met with product designers. The students learned, first hand, about how design thinking is applied to school and office furniture design.

Engineering Class Visits Columbia ROAR Lab

On 10/31 a group of 15 Class XII girls in Engineering visited Columbia University’s ROAR (Robots and Rehabilitation) Labs. This is an interdisciplinary program in rehabilitation robotics involving faculty from School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and College of Physician and Surgeons at Columbia University. During their visit, Marymount students met with five female Ph.D Read More…

Class VIII Values Electric Quilt

In Class VIII Science class, students learned about some of the fundamental concepts around electricity and magnetism. They learned about voltage, current, and resistance, as well as the difference between a series and parallel circuit. To help solidify their understanding, they created their own parallel circuits using copper tape, LEDs, and batteries. In Technology class, Read More…

Class VI Locker Mirrors

For their first project in the Fab Lab, Class VI students were introduced to a powerful 2D design program, Adobe Illustrator, and the laser cutter. They spent a few classes learning the fundamental tools in Illustrator before designing their own unique locker mirrors to cut and engrave on the laser. This was a basic project Read More…

Class VII Algorithmic Art

In Class VII Technology class, students have been exploring how to make artwork using geometry and algorithms. They used the Scratch programming language to teach a computer to draw simple shapes like circles, squares, triangles, or any regular sided polygons. Looking at Islamic Tiling patterns for inspiration, they learned how to use repeating patterns of Read More…