Category: Science


June 21, 2016

UPDATE (May 4, 2016):We are excited to announce that Team The Blaze Barrier was just named the eCYBERMISSION Regional winner for the West Coast. The team will be going to Washington DC from June 20-24 to compete in the National Competition!The U.S. Army has announced that a team of US2…

April 4, 2016

On March 19, several Mirman students competed in the Los Angeles County Science & Engineering Fair. Congratulations to all of our hard-working student scientists and engineers who participated: Hunter B., Xavier C., Benjamin V., Mason S., Siji S., Eli F., Jason G., Turandot S., Kendall M.,…

February 22, 2016

Last week, our auditorium was decked out with display boards, experiments, and innovative-looking gadgetry for our annual Science Fair!Upper School science students have been working for months on gathering materials, conducting research, and formulating hypothesis' around a wide-variety…

February 10, 2016

Former NFL star and Super Bowl champ Brendon Ayanbadejo visited Mirman School as part of our Valentine's Day STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) celebration! The football player (turned fitness professional) joined other Orangetheory Fitness experts to show a few…

January 27, 2016

This morning, Arden H. (Room 3K) presented a Ted Talk on global warming for our weekly school-wide assembly. Arden is very passionate about this topic, and was encouraged by his teacher, Ms. Knavel, and Mr. Sussman, Head of the Lower School, to create this compelling presentation - entitled…

November 13, 2015

Upper School 4 student Jahan Razavi has been on fire with his project, "PyroVision: A Detection System for Wildfires." What started as an idea for his US3 science fair project, the objective for Jahan's project was to create a wildfire detection system to reduce chances of a large blaze.…

June 19, 2015

UPDATE: eCYBERMISSION has announced the winners! "Team Hope 2 Others (H2O)" took 1st place in the 7th grade category! "Team Infection Protection" was also officially awarded a $5,000 STEM-in-Action grant to continue their research. We could not be more proud of our amazing students and teacher,…

March 23, 2015

Are science fairs still a valuable learning tool? Absolutely! On March 23, our US science teacher Norm Brennan was interviewed about this topic for American Public Media's "Marketplace Tech." The host chatted with Norm about Mirman's science program, the importance of STEM curriculum, and what a…

May 6, 2015

Last week, Mirman's Upper School students put on an amazing display of innovation and hard work during the 2015 Science Fair! Congratulations to all the participants and thank you to US Science teacher Norm Brennan for his expert instruction and stewardship of the annual event.

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