2011-2012 Academic Year
SCIENCE JOURNAL--A Publication by CCC students for the college community.
The second issue of the CCC Science Club Journal has been published. Copies of the journal can be found around campus in each building or it can be downloaded.
Science Journal Issue 2 (Spring 2012)
Science Journal Issue 1 (Fall 2011)
If you have ideas for a feature story, can contribute photos, or just want to be involved come join us on Wednesdays during our club meeting times.
Earth Day: A Week of Celebration
Science Club has organized a week of environmental awareness activities in celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd.
Monday, April 16th -- Noon-1pm
CCC Green Up Day hosted by the Environmental Science Club
Meet at the Moore Building 2nd Floor Veranda
Wednesday, April 18th-- Earth Day Fair
9am-3pm Environmental Film Festival Stafford Theater
9am Slumdog Millionaire
11am Call of the Loon
11-1pm Earth Day Fair Activities Stafford Atrium
Arbor Day Foundation Tree Giveaway
Many Local Vendors and Master Gardners
Friday, April 20th -- Noon-1:10pm
Speaker, Dan Plumley from Adirondack Wild, Stafford Theater
GIRL SCOUT LEGO ROBOTICS (Fall 2011)
This is the second year Science club has collaborated with Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY to mentor girls in the Junior First Lego Leage.
Science club members facilitated an 8 week program that introduces girls ages 6-9 to the world of robotics. The program is part of the Junior FIRST LEGO League challenge and the models(s) produced by the GS team challenges them to discover how food is kept fresh and safe. As a team, "Gadget Girlz" designed and built a model that represents the making of a snack and how that snack is made safe for us to eat. The team presented their model at the JFLL competition December 3rd 2011 at the University at Albany, Albany NY.
Spring 2012 Update: Gadget Girlz investigated the process of how yogurt was made, packaged, and distributed to market. They developed a sorting table model that detected unsafe temperatures during storage and high fructose corn syrup. If either of these conditions were present, the sorting table flipped the yogurt into a bin preventing distribution and thus contributing to more safe and healthy foods at the store.
The "Yogurt Parfait Cafe" was a success at the competion and the team received the Most Explosive Award for their vivid description of their model and colorful poster presentation.
Amazing Race- Science Club participated in the Amazing Race, Wednesday September 21. We won the title of Clinton Idols.