ESP Biography



ARIELLE SOLDATENKO, Yale sophomore studying MCDB (Biology)




Major: MCDB

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Sophomore in Branford College (the best college at Yale!) who is passionate about getting elementary and middle school aged students engaged with STEM in hands on ways to encourage a lifelong love of science and math. Aside from science, she loves French, reading, and baking.



Past Classes

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Bloodborne Diseases in Splash Spring 19 (Apr. 06, 2019)
What is a bloodborne disease? How do we get them? How do we protect ourselves from them? Answer all these questions and more as you learn how to correctly clean small wounds. If time permits, we'll discuss the history and science of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.


Bloodborne Diseases in Splash Fall 2018 (Oct. 27, 2018)
Students will learn about the composition of blood, how bloodborne diseases are transmitted, how to properly clean cuts, and if time permits, a little bit about HIV– the virus that causes AIDS.


Exploring Momentum in Splash Fall 17 (Nov. 11, 2017)
Have you ever wondered why an egg cracks when you drop it? The answer is momentum and impulse, two simple physics concepts. Come learn some cool physics and try to defeat momentum by building an egg cradle to prevent an egg from breaking when dropped.