Lionheart students explore their curiosity in the cube

Menchu B. Cellona-LaFlamme shows students a sample they are about to test for contaminants.

Menchu B. Cellona-LaFlamme shows students a sample they are about to test for contaminants. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

Stickers on the outside of the Curiosity Cube show what students are curious about.

Stickers on the outside of the Curiosity Cube show what students are curious about. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

Students use virtual-reality headsets to look for common classroom viruses with MilliporeSigma’s Larry Nesbitt, left, and Dave Godlewski.

Students use virtual-reality headsets to look for common classroom viruses with MilliporeSigma’s Larry Nesbitt, left, and Dave Godlewski. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

MilliporeSigma’s Delaney Stauffeneker, left, and Sasha Porokhina work with students using handheld microscopes to find contaminants in soil, water and sand.

MilliporeSigma’s Delaney Stauffeneker, left, and Sasha Porokhina work with students using handheld microscopes to find contaminants in soil, water and sand. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

Lionheart Executive Director Kerry Bedard watches the activities.

Lionheart Executive Director Kerry Bedard watches the activities. —STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FONDA

Published: 09-22-2023 4:00 PM

MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube was at Lionheart Classical Academy in Peterborough Thursday, as MilliporeSigma scientists explored different types of contamination with students through interactive science experiments.  

The Curiosity Cube is a 22- by 10-foot, retrofitted shipping container transformed into a mobile science lab that travels through the United States, Canada and Europe.

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