Born in Nancy, France on June 26, 1725, Joseph Ducreux may have trained with his father, who was also a painter. He went to Paris to be taught by the famous pastel artist, Maurice Quentin de La Tour. When the French Revolution broke out, he fled to England. Here, he made the last portrait ever of King Louis XVI before the king’s execution.
Joseph is most famous for his uncanny self portraits,...Read More
Join the Class of 2020 high school seniors for their virtual graduation with commencement speaker former Pres. Barack Obama and other special guests on Saturday, May 16th at 8pm. More info here: graduatetogether2020.com
The correct answer is 43.
The first 3 students who got it right are: Taemin Han, Hanwen Huang and Mark Luo. Congratulations and look for your prize in your in-box soon!
How do you arrive at 43? Well, for one thing, you got to look very carefully at the pictures.
Here’s a breakdown using emojis for the boy, the shoes, and the cones of — what is that? Spinach? Black rice? Charcoal?...Read More
by Ms. Kincaid and David Tang
I’m sure there are many of us who read about what’s happening in the news and see how hard healthcare and frontline workers are working to keep us safe, and we wonder, “What can I do to help?” Well, 8th grader Zyg Ramsay went ahead and decided to do something about it. He saw the challenges that healthcare workers were having getting all the Personal...Read More
How 3D Printers Work
By: Suren Grigorian and Everett Lane
3D printing is a technology which, prior to the beginning of the 21st century, remained exclusively confined to the subjects of industrial manufacturing and prototype production. It is gaining traction in the consumer/recreational world as one of the most ubiquitous and recent technologies of the early millennium; however, a...Read More
WELCOME TO THIS YEAR’S
BREAKTHROUGH JUNIOR CHALLENGE
You get it. You’ve grasped an important scientific theory, concept or principle.
Now can you share your insight?
An inventive video can get across complex material that would take pages of text to communicate.
To take part in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge (the “Challenge”), create a short video...Read More