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marshrat

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Review for Society For Science & The Public, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was inducted as a Fellow into the Society for Science and the Public (SSP) in 2009. As a Fellow, I received a generous 4-year renewable grant to facilitate research opportunities for my students. Equally important, I have access to continual support, mentoring and encouragement as I tackle the multiple challenges of involving my students in scientific research. SSP provided an invaluable week-long workshop at the beginning of the Fellowship, and followed up with a constant flow of information and networking opportunities. Our initial concentration on salt marsh investigations has grown and evolved to include many projects including a solar energy investigation. My students placed first and second at the regional Young Science Achievers competition and have just received notice that the marsh research was accepted for presentation at the annual conference of Geologic Society of America in November.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Client Served & I launched a wetlands research program at a Title 1, inner-city public school that serves minority young women.