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Chris Babb

Former Faculty

Chris has taught science at Darlington since 2011 and also coaches varsity boys' soccer. He holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from California State University at San Luis Obispo and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Hawaii - Manoa. He also holds a Georgia Science Certificate and a Georgia Earth/Space Science Certificate for grades 6-12. Chris has nearly two decades of teaching experience at the middle school, high school and college levels. He is the father of Arden ('14), and his wife, Jill, is head of Cooper House.

College Education
PhD University of Hawaii
B.S. California Polytechnic State University - SLO

Design Thinking with the DarBots

Academic Administration | Chris Babb, September 30, 2016
The DarBots use the Design Thinking process to prepare for competition.

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Getting Down to Business in the MakerSpace

Academic Administration | Chris Babb, September 29, 2016
Last spring, Owen Kinney and I were awarded a Thatcher Faculty Development grant to establish a student entrepreneurship program at Darlington School. The program will include a wide range of creative activities focusing on the design and manufacturing of products in our MakerSpace.

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Professional development grants awarded to faculty members

May 10, 2016
Darlington School awarded professional development funds to faculty members following a competitive grant application process. The winners were officially announced last week at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner.

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Incorporating Technology into Biology to Make Dichotomous Keys

Academic Administration | Chris Babb, April 20, 2016
Biology students recently used Weebly to create dichotomous keys. Students were expected to create a system of classification of a group of objects with a series of Yes/No questions that would identify all the members of the group.

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Darlington team to compete at adult spelling bee to benefit Harbor House child advocacy center

February 23, 2016
A team of three faculty members from Darlington will join doctors, community leaders, business owners, lawyers, professors and others to raise money and awareness of child abuse at the 8th Annual Harbor House Adult Spell Off on Feb. 26.

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Darlington appears on WSB-TV's "High Q"

January 19, 2016
Darlington's winning match over Atlanta Jewish Academy in quiz bowl television program "High Q" recently aired on Atlanta's WSB-TV. Will Crawford ('16), Dawson Horah ('16), Dylan Paracka ('16), and Mary Margaret Wright ('16) led the Tigers, which won 420 to 100.

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Darlington advances to next round in quiz bowl

November 19, 2015
A team of four students from Darlington's Upper School division won big on "High Q" during last week's taping at the WSB-TV studios in Atlanta. Will Crawford ('16), Dawson Horah ('16), Dylan Paracka ('16), and Mary Margaret Wright ('16) made up the group of young scholars that beat Atlanta Jewish Academy, 420 to 100.

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11 Days, 26 Colleges (WHEW!), Then Some Slow Chemistry

College Guidance | Julia Dodd, August 17, 2015
Thanks to a grant from Darlington’s Upper School Tiger PRIDE parents association, my summer of 2015 was filled with college tours and an international chemistry teachers conference. It was hectic, but lots of fun!

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Soccer: Tigers begin first-round postseason play

May 1, 2014
Read the May 1 Rome News-Tribune article about the local soccer teams, including Darlington's boys, who will compete in round 1 of state today at 5:30 p.m.

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Some faculty, staff to take on new roles

August 5, 2013
The following faculty and staff members will take on new and/or additional job roles in 2013-14.

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