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1/7 – UG Debate Club Update
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1/7 – UG Debate Club Update

Congrats to the BCS Debate team for a great performance on Saturday! They braved the ice and snow to compete at the Institute for Collaborative Education and debate whether increasing immigration is beneficial for the American economy. Ayam won 5th place individual in the “Beginner Public Forum” category and Timeka and Andrea won 11th place … Continue reading

12/15 – Upper Grades First Ever Mathlympics!
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12/15 – Upper Grades First Ever Mathlympics!

Today’s Expeditionary Thursday was our first ever Mathlympics competition between UG Crews!  Today we launched a new Brooklyn Collaborative tradition – Mathlympics! It was a fantastically complex day dedicated to developing a culture of numeracy at Brooklyn Collaborative. The entire Upper Grades started off the day in the auditorium where we engaged in a Stand … Continue reading

12/7 – Passerine Project comes back to Brooklyn Collaborative!
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12/7 – Passerine Project comes back to Brooklyn Collaborative!

For our third year—the Passerine Project joined with students from BCS and BNS for an evening of song and poetry on Wednesday 12/7 in the Auditorium. Students in Candice and Sheila’s ELA 6 classes, and several 7th graders and seniors who performed in last year’s project, participated in songwriting workshops with Emmy-nominated producer/composer Shevy Smith … Continue reading

12/8 – Exciting Green Engineering Fieldwork to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Plant!
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12/8 – Exciting Green Engineering Fieldwork to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Plant!

Students from the Green Engineering class are in the middle of the expedition, “How does BCS get and use its electricity?” During the first case study, students learned about the various ways that electricity is generated and built a model generator. In the second case study, students are exploring the NYC power grid – where … Continue reading

12/2 – 8th graders committed to the Billion Oyster Project!
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12/2 – 8th graders committed to the Billion Oyster Project!

On Friday 12/2, the 8th grade science class went to our oyster restoration station in Red Hook to collect data as part of our citizen science partnership with the Billion Oyster Project with teachers William and Abby.  Our students took measurements of the tagged oysters in our cage, recorded descriptions of the location, and tested … Continue reading