Anne Artz, a 2010 SSP Fellow, is on leave from her teaching duties in Advanced Biology, AP Biology, and AP Environmental Science at the Pruess School, located on the campus of the University of California, San Diego this year as she serves as an Albert Einstein Fellow representing and promoting STEM education. Below she provides an update on what research students at her school are now working on- raising sea bass to be released into the wild.
Lillie Bryant, SSP 2012 Fellow, teaches at Reed Resource Center School in Shuqualak, Mississippi. In addition to her research program at the high school level, Lillie also recently hosted a science summer camp for younger students.
Randa Flinn, a 2010 SSP Fellow, is a science teacher at Northeast High School in Oakland Park, Florida who helps students conduct independent student research. Among other successes, two of her students were invited to attend the White House Science Fair this past spring.
Denise Gordon, a 2012 SSP Fellow, teaches science at the Applied Learning Academy (ALA) in Fort Worth, Texas. Her research program introduces students from both her class and the International Newcomer Academy (INA) to data collection and hands-on research.
What made you decide to apply to be a SSP Fellow?
Julie Olson, a 2011 SSP Fellow, teaches Advanced Biology and Environmental Science at Mitchell Senior High School in Mitchell, South Dakota. In addition to her teaching schedule, she now offers a summer research program for middle school students, a voluntary program for high school students, and a credit recovery program for students at an alternative school.
What is your background in science and research, including what first drew you to science?