Lionheart students explore their curiosity in the cube

  • Menchu B. Cellona-LaFlamme shows students a sample they are about to test for contaminants. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

  • Stickers on the outside of the Curiosity Cube show what students are curious about. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

  • Students use virtual-reality headsets to look for common classroom viruses with MilliporeSigma’s Larry Nesbitt, left, and Dave Godlewski. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

  • MilliporeSigma’s Delaney Stauffeneker, left, and Sasha Porokhina work with students using handheld microscopes to find contaminants in soil, water and sand. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

  • Lionheart Executive Director Kerry Bedard watches the activities. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

Published: 9/22/2023 3:41:21 PM

MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube was at Lionheart Classical Academy in Peterborough Thursday, as MilliporeSigma scientists explored different types of contamination with students through interactive science experiments.  

The Curiosity Cube is a 22- by 10-foot, retrofitted shipping container transformed into a mobile science lab that travels through the United States, Canada and Europe.

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