Danforth students heading to national science fair

Eat dots. Not too many. All greens. To borrow from food writer Michael Pollan, that is basically how life ticks in the artificial ecosystem designed by Evan Farrell and Max Musing, two Grade 12 students in the MaST program at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute. It looks simple, but their computer program tests a big idea. […]

No boys allowed at engineering contest

A speedboat race is making waves at Danforth Collegiate by linking the words “girl” and “engineer.” During last month’s Grade 7 skills challenge, girls from eight schools met in a Danforth classroom to design Styrofoam speedboats, fit them with propellers and hand-picked motors, then race them down an eavestrough full of water. “Ladies and gentlemen!” […]