Over the weekend, students from Model Un Club participated in BERMUN 2, the annual Model United Nations (MUN) Conference here in Berlin at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Our students debated various topics relating to this year’s conference theme, “Advance Climate Action: The Key to a Sustainable Future.” Students in the Security Council, for example, debated how to deal with the situation in the Sahel region.
The 6 grade students enjoyed looking at ancient Roman artifacts at the Altes Museum on the Berlin Museum Island last Tuesday and Wednesday. The guide used the artefacts to tell stories about daily life in ancient Rome, which is part of the class’s current unit on how cities develop. Thank you to Mr Miwa for organizing such an interesting field trip!
On March 1st two teams of our school, BCS 1 (class 4-5 team) and BCS 2 (class 6) took part in the “District Round 2” in football. In the end, BCS 1 reached 6th and BCS 2 3rd place. Coach, Mr Conor Dower said afterwards: “Both teams played very well. They never gave up, which led to goals in the last minutes and exciting matches.” Well done, girls!
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.Continue reading