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Science teacher Alicia Szebert talks to her class just before the final exam about not giving up in chemistry. “I like chemistry because it tends to be a more challenging course,” Szebert said. “So watching students work to understand and the growth that comes with that is very rewarding as a teacher.”
Studying Szebert
Mihika Sridhar, Staff Writer • May 30, 2024

“Every time I’m in her class she’s always talking to students about chemistry or about their lives,” sophomore Isabella Gronitzky said. “I think that’s a very...

Student Researchers
May 22, 2019
 Among the places future chemistry teacher Michael Mishali traveled the past two years is Timna Park in Southern Israel. “I’ve been to lots of wonderful places but my top spots aren’t really determined by the place so much as the people,” wrote Mishali. Photo by Eliza Uster, Mishali’s friend and travel companion
Faculty Updates
May 22, 2019
Super Blood Wolf Moon
Super Blood Wolf Moon
February 27, 2019
What I wish I knew before competing at ISEF
What I wish I knew before competing at ISEF
Divij Motwani, Editor-In-Chief • May 30, 2024

Each year, over 30 million students around the world dive into the realm of high school level science fairs, aiming to be one of the 1600 finalists that...

Brain Block
Brain Block
February 27, 2019
Art by Maya Anderson, Photo by Nicole Adamson
Garbage Bin or Garden
November 28, 2018
Prosthetic Progress
Estelle Martin, Senior Staff Writer • May 22, 2019

The Prosthetics Lab at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital is a stark contrast to the surrounding building. Outside the doors of the lab, ordinary, sterile waiting rooms...

Crossing the Line
May 22, 2019
Fine Prints
Fine Prints
May 22, 2019
Gallery for May 2019
Nicole Adamson May 22, 2019

Every issue, Veritas aims to capture the beauty of science in images of the seemingly mundane. Here's our gallery for the May 2019 issue.

Bluffs are an iconic feature of the Northern California coastline. Formed by years of erosion by wind and waves, rocky cliffs are gradually worn away. If the base of a cliff erodes below a house perched at the top, the results can be devastating. Photo by Sabrina Martin in Mendocino State Park, California
Gallery for February 2019
February 27, 2019
California newts have multiple defenses against predators. Their skin secretes a neurotoxin and they can regenerate limbs and organs. Like frogs, their life begins as a tadpole before they mature.
Gallery for October 2018
October 12, 2018

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