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Vol. LXV, No. 32
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
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ZERO-G PREPARATION: Prior to their recent microgravity flight, Princeton public school teachers (from left): Bob Corell, Bill Merritt, Jennifer Simon, Timothy Anderson, and Joy Barnes-Johnson prepared the experiment they took along: growing crystals in a weightless environment.

Amazing and Inspiring: Princeton Teachers Experience Microgravity First Hand at NASA

Ellen Gilbert

In what Science Supervisor Cherry Sprague described as “an amazing, inspiring opportunity,” five teachers from Princeton Regional Schools recently joined NASA and Department of Energy scientists to discuss and experience “microgravity” [weightlessness in a free fall environment] flights from Houston, Texas.

For Fresh Air Fund Children in Princeton, It’s the Little Things That Impress the Most

Anne Levin

For eight-year-old Legend, it was all about the pool. Emerging from the water at Nassau Swim Club for a quick bite of broccoli and dip before plunging back in, he was clearly enjoying himself. The scene last Monday evening was the annual pool party for local families and the children who are visiting them courtesy of The Fresh Air Fund, which gives inner city kids a chance to experience the pleasures of summer in rural and suburban locales.

Saving the Environment, Promoting Literacy, Recycled Books Are a Win-Win Commodity

Ellen Gilbert

“Everybody wins,” proclaims, describing the happy outcome of used book sales. Several Princeton area efforts testify to that idea.


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