This educational collaboration between Washington University's Tyson Research Center and the Missouri Botanical Garden's Shaw Nature Reserve is designed to engage St. Louis area high school students in scientifically-based exploration of the natural world. Linked programs of field training (SIFT) and field research (TERF) provide teenagers with experiences that realistically reflect research in environmental biology. Participating teens learn a variety of field investigation skills and then have the opportunity to put those new skills to work assisting career scientists with real research projects.

Monday, July 11, 2011

July TERFers


















(l to r) Zach, Dan, Milena, Dee, Alicia, Nina, Marie


There were 7 new TERFers (above) working at Tyson Research Center during July 2011.

Glade Team with Holly Bernardo and Steve Kroiss
Milena Kanak, homeschooled (TERF C3)

Forest Dynamics Plot with Dr. Jonathan Myers and Brett Decker
Marie Manzo, Metro HS (TERF C3)
Zach Rhodes, Francis Howell HS (TERF C3)
also continuing to work during July - Sarah Harrington, Metro HS (TERF C3)
and Aidan Kelly, Saint Louis University HS (TERF C3)


Fire Ecology Team with Dr. Rae Crandall
Dee Luo, Clayton HS (TERF C3)
Dan Peipert, Clayton HS (TERF C3)

Aquatics Team with Beth Biro, Lauren Woods, and Amber Burgett
Nina Fischer, John Burroughs HS (TERF C3)
Alicia McCabe, Incarnate Word Academy (TERF C3)
also continuing to work during July - Chloe Pinkner, Webster Groves HS (TERF C2)

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