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This week the students of Grade 10 spent two days at the Gläsernes Labor, located on the Campus Berlin Buch, where all students successfully completed two practical scientific workshops. In one of the workshops, students performed the method of extraction, amplification, and separation of DNA fragments that is widely used for DNA analysis, including in forensics and crime investigations, paternity testing, and identification of victims following major natural disasters.

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As part of their social studies unit on Germany under the NS (Nazi) regime, the 9th grade spent the day visiting the former concentration camp at Sachsenhausen in Oranienburg on February 27.

“There, guides showed us around the memorial site, described the conditions of the camp and told stories from former prisoners. One of our guides told me after the tour that he had never had a group of this age that was so engaged, asking so many interesting questions”, reported social studies teacher, Mr Williams.

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On February 25th, 2019, students of grade 11 Biology courses (Leistungskurs of Abitur Program) carried out very exciting research experiments in the field of Neurobiology. The students investigated trans-mission of an electric signal from the synapses to the muscle fibers of muscles, when the muscles are contracted by electromyogram. 

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