Category: Spotlights

Voices from SD Orientation: Ariana Salimi

I’ve been going to ATDP for half of my life. Although I have been taking classes at ATDP for 8 years, I still find it interesting. The first class I took was Simple Machines in Elementary Division. I remember being really bad at it because it was so hard. However, over time my performance improved. […]

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Voices from SD Orientation: Veronica Wong

Hi everyone, and welcome, new and returning Secondary Division students! My name is Veronica Wong and I’m a rising senior at Piedmont High School. Today I’ll be sharing with you a few thoughts I have about ATDP. But since you’ve already heard so much about how wonderful it is, I’d like to present a different […]

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Voices from SD Orientation: Gaby Battle


Hello! My name is Gabrielle Battle. I will begin my freshman year at the College Preparatory School in Oakland this fall, and this summer is my 8th summer attending ATDP! There are so many things I can tell you about ATDP, and so much advice I could give you to help you succeed in this […]

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Voices from SD Orientation: Tommy Tokunaga


Hi, my name is Tommy Tokunaga. I’m going into my junior year of high school and I’d like to share a few thoughts on my own ATDP experience. My ATDP experience has been a varied and lengthy voyage. I started way back in kindergarten with the Oviparous Animals course in the Elementary Division where I […]

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Voices from SD Orientation: Anaïs González


Hola! Ni hao! Hello all, new and returning secondary division students! My name is Anaïs González, a rising senior at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, and I’d be lying to you all if I said that ATDP has not changed my life. Before I begin, by the show of hands, how many members of […]

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Inquiry and Experiment: Jay Chugh on Advanced Biotechnology

The interview below is a part of a series on New ATDP Courses for 2013. Jay Chugh discusses his upcoming course, Advanced Biotechnology. Read the course description here.   How will Advanced Biotechnology be different from our Introduction to Biotechnology course, which you have taught in the past? Students in Advanced Biotechnology will conduct similar […]

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