Lab Instructor Sarah Gordon has worked at Rappahannock Community College for 2 1/2 years at the Warsaw Campus teaching students the hands-on skills required to work in a collegiate-level biology lab. Though her career at RCC is fairly recent, Sarah’s family history at RCC has deep roots. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Sarah’s family moved […]
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Last week, Rappahannock Community College hosted Summer STEM Camp – a five-day intensive learning experience for children interested in science and technology. This year, participants learned throughout the week how to build, design, and print a rocket that they would later launch on the final day of camp. To conceptualize how to build their rocket, participants first […]
Yesterday afternoon, the Richmond County Public Library held a Tote Bag Decorating Event that attracted children of all ages. With fabric markers, iron-on patches, paints, buttons, and more, participants were invited to decorate blank tote bags to carry their library books. The bags also included a clear plastic sleeve to store a library card for […]
“The U.S. should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” —President John Kennedy, May 25, 1961 As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, many recollect the momentous event with hope for the future. […]
This week, the Richmond County Public Library hosted a variety of visitors to build their own terrariums on campus. Attendees ranged in age from 3 to 70 years old, who each put their imaginations to the test to design a miniature ecosystem. Finding Creativity in Nature Terrariums date back to the early 1840s, when scientists […]