Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016
Malik was the only student from NYC to place in the DuPont Science Challenge.
Recent graduate Malik Figaro '16 was recognized with honorable mention in the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition for his research paper he wrote while attending Harlem Academy.
The competition is one of the foremost science contests for K-12 students, receiving more than 9,000 submissions. Students are asked to write a 700- to 1,000-word essay in one of four categories: food, energy, protection, and...
Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015
Students work on building an automated watering system
for plants out of discarded computer parts.
The Harlem Academy middle school recently traveled to Troy, N.Y., to spend three days on campus at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The annual visit, called Collaboration for Innovation, is intended to inspire students in the STEM disciplines.
Students have the opportunity to work with professors, visit the Hirsch Observatory, stay overnight in college dorms, and hear current Rensselaer...
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Yesterday, the grade-eight class visited the Rafael Viñoly Architects studio to present projects to a panel of architects.
During the past five weeks of science class, students have been working on creating architecture projects with professional architects. Each student was tasked with designing a 400 square foot building for an existing open lot at 110th Street and Fifth Avenue that could serve the community. First, students developed a concept design, then they created perspective...
Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014
Harlem Academy fourth graders perform an experiment about surface tension on a penny for Dr. Jackson.
Time magazine dubbed Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson as, “perhaps the ultimate role model for women in science.” She is the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, former chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate from MIT.
For Harlem Academy, Dr. Jackson has been a long-time supporter and a partner in the growth of our science...