2011 Annual Science Report

NASA Ames Research Center Reporting  |  SEP 2010 – AUG 2011

EPO Activity: Teacher/Scientist Professional Development

Project Progress

Ames team member Niki Parenteau was an invited guest lecturer and co-field trip leader for Montana State University’s (MSU) Master of Science in Science Education Summer Teacher Workshop. The workshop was organized by Monica Brelsford and held on the MSU campus and in Yellowstone National Park. Teachers visited several locations at Yellowstone, including Niki’s research site where they learned about the geomicrobiology of the area.

Teachers participating in Montana State University’s Master of Science in Science Education Summer Teacher Workshop listen as Ames team member Niki Parenteau describes the geomicrobiology of field research sites in Yellowstone National Park.