|L-R: Anna and Jackie (undergrads), Adam (TERFer), Jonathan Meyers (Washington University faculty), Maranda (technician), Dev and Micaela (undergrads), and Ellen.|
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.
Friday, June 28, 2013
Fun on the Forest Team
As the June TERF session draws to a close, the TERFers are getting a little nostalgic about the good times they had with their teams. Ellen, TERFer on the Forest Team, found the perfect way to capture her month at Tyson: