October updates

October updates

October has been a busy month! As part of working with the honors college, I have been meeting with a handful of undergrads that need public service hours. We have been working on developing multiple educational booth activities to do at the Boys and Girls club here...
October Outreach

October Outreach

This week I was lucky enough to be involved with two different public engagement activities! Last weekend I gave a public seminar at a local coffee shop in town here in Columbus (Three sisters Pie Company) as part of a monthly public seminar program organized by Dr....
Teaching award for skulls

Teaching award for skulls

After a busy first month of fall semester, we got some very exciting news! I was awarded some funds though a MUW APIL Teaching Innovation Grant. APIL stands for active, problem-based, inquiry-based learning. I’ll be purchasing a set of replica primate and...
Lizard cage update

Lizard cage update

The two Hemidactylus turcicus in the lab got a refreshed enclosure today. After a quick visit to a local plant nursery, $30 worth of broken slate pieces, and a couple tubes of JB weld epoxy, they now have their very own rocket outcrop. It should give them lots of warm...
Spring 2019 Outreach

Spring 2019 Outreach

During this last spring semester, I was lucky enough to find some time to do a little outreach. I was lucky enough to help as a BSA merit badge co-leader, helping young scouts work on their Environmental Science merit badges. This event was primarily organized by by...
Vertebrate Evolution Activity

Vertebrate Evolution Activity

Here is an activity that I built recently that I think would work really great at any kind of K12 science-night or science-fair style outreach event that has kids coming up to your booth. Kids can explore the tree of vertebrate evolution by finding where toy animals...