2014 Virtual Symposium

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2014_PaxtonKeeley_4thGradeMicrobes and the spread of sickness at Paxton Keeley

  • Investigators: Paxton Keeley 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Nicole Hegger and Barb Schmidt
  • Fellow: Amy Warren (Anthropology)

2014_PaxtonKeeley_5thGradeGot apples? Building community in an orchard ecosystem

  • Investigators: Paxton Keeley 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Kristin Nies
  • Fellow: Michael Burfield (Fisheries and Wildlife)

2014_RockBridge_4thGradeInvestigating bird diversity at Rock Bridge

  • Investigators: Rock Bridge Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teachers: Jamie Blackburn and Caitlin Germeroth
  • Fellow: Brett Naylor (Plant Sciences)

2014_RockBridge_5thGradePonds, forests, meadows and prairies: The study of wildlife behavior at Rock Bridge

  • Investigators: Rock Bridge Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teachers: Ashley Archer, Sarah Croom and Deb James
  • Fellow: Rachel Albert (Anthropology)

2014_NewHaven_4thGradeA butterfly’s life: Understanding habitat from indoors to outdoors

  • Investigators: New Haven Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Christina Lombardi
  • Fellow: Heather Gibb (Anthropology)

2014_Midway_5thGradeKeep calm and science on: Bacteria at Midway Elementary

  • Investigators: Midway Heights Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Suzanne Lenz
  • Fellow: Jonathan Morrand (Biochemistry)

2014_Ridgeway_4th5thGradeAquaponics ecosystem: How does your indoor garden grow?

  • Investigators: Ridgeway Elementary 4th and 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Greg Colman
  • Fellow: James Franklin (Biological Sciences)

2014_Benton_5thGradeBrowsing bird behavior at Benton

  • Investigators: Benton Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teachers: Corinne Greear
  • Undergraduate Intern: Kathryn Smith
  • Graduate Mentor: Logan Decker (Biological Sciences)

2014_DerbyRidge_4thGradeCrawdad investigators: How we can repopulate Flat Branch Creek

  • Investigators: Derby Ridge Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Brent Wade
  • Undergraduate Intern: Kirtan Joshi
  • Graduate Mentor: Jonathan Morrand (Biochemistry)

2014_Fairview_4thGradeIt’s for the birds: Exploring bird adaptations at Fairview Elementary

  • Investigators: Fairview Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Ragan Webb
  • Undergraduate Intern: Emily Brocato
  • Graduate Mentor: Alice Tipton (Biological Sciences)

2014_Lee_5thGradersHugelkulturs from concept to construction

  • Investigators: Lee Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Jona Toalson
  • Undergraduate Intern: Grace Rathert
  • Graduate Mentor: Jeff Dale (Biological Sciences)

2014_Grant_5thGrade_SoilGardens as ecosystems: Worm poop and bugs! (Soil)

  • Investigators: Grant Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: John Nies
  • Undergraduate Intern: Margaret (Maggie) Sperkowski
  • Graduate Mentor: James Franklin (Biological Sciences)

2014_Grant_5thGrade_InsectGardens as ecosystems: Worm poop and bugs! (Insects)

  • Investigators: Grant Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: John Nies
  • Undergraduate Intern: Margaret (Maggie) Sperkowski
  • Graduate Mentor: James Franklin (Biological Sciences)

2014_MillCreek_4thGrade“Let’s all dive in” to wetland diversity

  • Investigators: Mill Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teachers: Rebecca Bowers and Karla Sommer
  • Undergraduate Intern: Christine Carson and Teri Larison
  • Graduate Mentor: Alice Tipton (Biological Sciences)

2014_TwoMilePrairie_5thGradeLearn from the burn: A continual study of how a prescribed burn impacted wildlife and their habitats

  • Investigators: Two Mile Prairie 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Robert Allen
  • Undergraduate Intern: James Guinnip
  • Post-Graduate Mentor: Stephanie Schuttler (Biological Sciences)

2013_Benton_5thGrade_Poster-Tyus-Squirrel distributions in the Benton community area

  • Investigators: Benton Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teachers: Crystal Tyus
  • Undergraduate Intern: Elizabeth Biegalski
  • Graduate Mentor: Chad King (Forestry)

2013_Benton_5thGrade_Poster-Greear-GPS: Going places with squirrels

  • Investigators: Benton Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Corinne Greear
  • Undergraduate Intern: Kathryn Smith
  • Graduate Mentor: Chad King (Forestry)

2013_Fairview_4thGrade_Poster-Webb-Investigating the role of drought on bird populations

  • Investigators: Fairview Elementary 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Ragan Webb
  • Undergraduate Intern: Kelsey Owens
  • Graduate Mentor: Alice Tipton (Biological Sciences)

2013_Lee_5thGrade_Poster-AdamsWater quality: How it affects our lives

  • Investigators: Lee Elementary 5th Graders
  • Teacher: Whitney Adams
  • Undergraduate Interns: Lea Shelby and Benjamin Schwalenberg
  • Graduate Mentor: Jeff Dale (Biological Sciences)

2013_TwoMilePrairie_5thGrade_Poster-AllenLearn from the burn

  • Investigators: Two Mile Prairie 4th Graders
  • Teacher: Robert Allen
  • Undergraduate Intern: Jenna Nelson-McMichael
  • Graduate Mentor: Kimberly Pope (Fisheries and Wildlife)