NYAS Scientist-In-Residence

Middle School Science, NEST+M School, 2019

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New York Academy of Science (NYAS) Scientist-In-Residence Program

During the 2019/2020 school year, I was was the scientist-in-residence (SIR) for the NEST+M school in New York City. My host teachers were Stephen Kos and Karol Petrashock at NEST+M (New Explorations in Science, Technology, and Math), co-teachers of five 7th grade science classes.

The Project

Over the course of the school year, we explored the common questions around Earth science, mainly, “How do climate scientists ask questions, make observations, analyze data, and communicate results?”. THrough numerous in-person visits (and virtually following COVID-19 restrictions in April 2020) following along as I