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 27, 2014

June TERF Closing

It was a sad end of the week as the June TERFers wrapped up their time at Tyson. On Friday, they made the trek up to the cave to have a final debrief with Susan about their experience here.

Alex's boot was a casualty of the hardcore hiking he did with the Turtle Team.
Ben is setting up the Tour de Tyson Challenge for the July TERFers on the way up to the cave.
Planking with Lonicera (aka honeysuckle)
Donuts in the cave
This group of TERFers learned so much during their time here, both about the research and about themselves. They contributed to their projects in a meaningful way, and we're going to miss having them around!

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