#herpetALLogy takover April 2019

#herpetALLogy takover April 2019

On April 10th, I had the pleasure of guest posting on the #herpetALLogy twitter account. I wanted to share the awesome diversity seen across gecko toe pads! Please welcome @TravisHagey for today's #herpetALLogy takover. (We hear there will be geckos!!) Travis...
Darwin day roadshow legacy

Darwin day roadshow legacy

While I was at Michigan state, I helped organize and run the Darwin Day Roadshow, bringing scientists into K-12 classrooms across the US. Last year, one of the high schools we visited was in Austin, TX. As part of the program, I found local scientists to come speak to...
Skype a scientist 2019

Skype a scientist 2019

It’s that time of year again for Skype a Scientist! This spring so far I’ve chatted with 2nd graders in Tennessee and 3rd graders in Virginia and am scheduled for 3 more classes this spring! These quick Skype sessions are such a great time! Last class I...
Science bowls

Science bowls

I had the great opportunity this semester to be involved with the Mississippi Regional middle school science bowl as a volunteer judge and the regional High School science bowl as a timekeeper. These were both new outreach experiences for me. The students competing at...
Lizards in the lab

Lizards in the lab

This semester we have added some lizards to the lab! We’ll be using these animals mainly as ambassadors during our school science nights or public events. Although we may take some measurements from them along the way. We have two introduced Mediterranean house...
Outreach at New Hope Middle School

Outreach at New Hope Middle School

We attended our first outreach event here in Mississippi yesterday at New Hope Middle school. It went really well! I had my newly built clothes-pin-and-seeds bird game and our departmental administrative assistant’s son helped us out and brought his pet leopard...