Math & Science Department

Exploring the Science of Leaves at JFK

  • After studying the science of why leaves change color, students at JFK made creative rubbings of locally-gathered leaves.


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Engineering “Turkey Towers” at JFK

  • In a fun engineering project, students at JFK recently planned and built “turkey towers” using toothpicks and marshmallows, attempting to discover which construction was tallest and strongest.


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“Number Surgery” at JFK

  • JFK students recently learned math through “number surgery,” problem solving to “diagnose” equations and find solutions. The young mathematicians used “place value symptoms” to figure out what number to diagnose each case.

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