For The Record
November 2nd, 2012

The seventh graders picked up pushpins and started digging into their wet and saturated corn kernels. It was a lesson in basic seed biology. The task of the day was to find, identify and separate the four basic parts of a kernel: the tip cap, the endosperm, the pericarp and the germ. “Oh, look at … Read more »

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February 17th, 2012

Des Moines Public Schools provides students with a wide variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) educational opportunities at all grade levels, and the results were on display at the annual Middle School Science Fair. More than 175 students from nine DMPS middle schools participated in the event, held last night at the Science … Read more »

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