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A Lesson in Dissection with Mr. Watt

High school students in Mr. Watt's Biology II class experienced a lesson in dissection. It's important to know that these pigs are not bred for dissection, but are a by-product of the pork food industry. Fetal pigs are . . .

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Buckminsterfullerene and Chemistry

Chemistry 1 students are currently studying the differences between the different types of chemical bonds and compounds that form because of those differences. One particularly cool discovery was made in this respect as recently as 1990. . . .

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Scientific Phenomena

Mr. Watt's Biology and Chemistry classes have been looking at a variety of scientific phenomena in the lab. Students are having fun putting what they have learned into practice, and the pictures and videos included here demonstrate . . .

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Wanted by the F.B.E.

Federal Bureau of Elements Most Wanted

Putnam County Chemistry students took a little bit of time and creativity this past week exploring the history of an element they chose and presenting it as a "criminal." Part of the curriculum in the course takes a look at the . . .

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Mr. Watt's Biology 2 Students Participate in Dissection Lab

Prior to Christmas break, Mr. Watt's Biology 2 students had the opportunity to participate in dissecting a four-chambered heart and a fetal pig. One of the human body organs that is very similar to a pig’s is the heart. A pig . . .

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Physical Science Flame Test Fun

Students in Mr. Watt's freshman science classes recently enjoyed a lab designed to help them understand the structure of an atom. They conducted flame tests with salt compounds which yield characteristic colors based upon the . . .

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Biology II Students Build Models of Cell Division

Students in Mr. Watt's Biology II class recently wrapped up a unit on cell division and took the opportunity to make models of mitosis. Pictured are a few student projects that depicted the four main phases (prophase, metaphase, . . .

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3D Printer Debut's In Mr. Watt's Classes

There is an additional sense of discovery this fall, as students begin to explore possibilities with our new 3-D printer in Mr. Watt's science classroom.  The Flash Forge Creator Pro has a wide variety of capabilities, and students . . .

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Mr. Jeremy Watt: Homepage

Mr. Jeremy Watt Homepage

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Summer Workouts

There will be workouts available during Summer School again this year for grades 4-12. Workouts are held from 9-10 a.m. each day, beginning on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in the High School gym with Coach Watt. You do NOT have to be enrolled . . .

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Students Apply New Concept

What do you get when you cross a mosquito with a mountain climber? Nothing. You can't cross a vector and a scalar. While the joke above is simply a play on words, Putnam County freshmen physical science students are likely . . .

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New Science Teacher Excited About New Hats

Though it marks year 15 at Putnam County and year 20 in education, this fall marks the first time Mr. Jeremy Watt will be teaching physical science and biology at Putnam County.  After five years of teaching science in Southwest . . .

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