he Liberty Science Center (Jersey City) is opening an exhibit at its new Weston Family Lab for Earth and Space Exploration to coincide with Astronomy Day (April 21) and Earth Day (April 22). The exhibit, “Science on a Sphere,” is a suspended sphere, six-feet in diameter, that displays the Earth (or other planets) in brilliant detail. It was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Just as the students at Emil A. Cavallini Middle School, in Upper Saddle River, were beginning to consider what project to do for Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest, one of their friends suffered a concussion in a football game. The rest is history.