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Room # E116 Email Me: mmarlowe2@sachem.edu

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Beautiful Biology

Hyla sp. in Laguna de Cube, Ecuador

Monkey peering in the window; Mombasa, Kenya

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The homework posted for any given day is always due the following day unless otherwise noted.

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Homework Due Dates

Due Thursday 9/6: Go to

http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators screenshot your results


Due Friday 9/7:  Read Ch1 Module 1 and 2 Define all terms and answer Review Questions.

 

Due Wednesday 9/12 :  Read and write a brief summary of The Tragedy of the Commons by Garrett Hardin 


Due Friday 9/14: Read Ch1 Module 3 Terms and Questions


Due Thursday 9/20: Read Module 4 and 5 Complete all Terms and Questions


Due Monday 9/24:  Read Costanza et al 1997 and complete analysis questions


Due Thursday 9/27:

Read Module 6 and 20 Complete all Terms and Questions


Due Monday 10/1:

Read Module 21 and 8 Complete all Terms and Questions


Due Monday 10/9:

Read Module 59, 60, and 61 Complete all Terms and Questions


Due Monday 10/15:

WANTED Poster


Due Tuesday 10/23:

Modules 14 and 15 Terms and Questions


Due Tuesday 10/30:

Modules 16 and 17 Terms and Questions


Due Monday 11/26:
Module 24 Terms and Questions


Due Monday 11/5:

Read Module 7 and 25 Complete all Terms and Questions


Due Friday 12/7:

Ch.9 All Terms and Questions


Due Monday 12/10:

Read and Answer Questions for Kermit to Kermette

http://ogoapes.weebly.com/uploads/3/2/3/9/3239894/kermit_reading.pdf



Due Thursday 12/13:

Chapter 14 Terms and Questions


Due Monday 1/7:

Do Corridors Have Value in Conservation Article and Questions 


Due Thursday 1/10:

Chapter 7 Terms and Questions


Due Wed 2/6:

Chapter 11 Terms and Questions




Due Monday 2/25:

Chapter 12 Terms and Questions

Opportunity Knocks Assignment - Test Grade!








Due Tuesday 3/5:

Chapter 13 Terms and Questions


Due Monday 3/11:

Alternative Energy Infographic


http://www.sachem.edu/schools/north_library




Due Tuesday 3/26:

Chapter 19 Terms and Questions





Due Tuesday 4/2:

Chapter 16 Terms and Questions









North APES Students are Famous!

Scroll to the bottom to read the story "Up to Their Elbows in an Estuary" and watch the video of our students working in the field.


https://greencitiesbluewaters.wordpress.com/2015/12/17/a-time-to-be-grateful-students-who-love-science/

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IPM Websites:


https://attra.ncat.org/publication.html


https://croplife.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf_files/Integrated-pest-management.pdf


https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0ahUKEwjYqLq975jZAhVBjlkKHWg9BRgQFggvMAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fws.gov%2Fpollinators%2Fpdfs%2FIPMpol.pdf&usg=AOvVaw0vvP6Ns5GeDZqfqRy8SMOR


https://www.nature.nps.gov/biology/ipm/


https://www.nature.nps.gov/biology/ipm/manual/ipmmanual.cfm



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It's All About the Chocolate

The Cacao tree; Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador

Acacia trees in Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Salmon run!.. outside Anchorage, Alaska

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The homework posted for any given day is always due the following day unless otherwise noted.

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What's Happening?

Welcome to Regents Living Environment!!



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Giraffe Preserve; Nairobi, Kenya

Opportunity Knocks!

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Shark Camp

http://www.oseasfdn.org/greg-norman-scholarship

Join S.T.A.T.E. at Avalon

https://state.avalonparkandpreserve.org/application/

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$2,000 For kids of first responders

https://www.americas911foundation.org//scholarship/scholarship_main.html



https://www.policeone.com/family-home/articles/167337006-20-great-college-scholarships-for-families-of-law-enforcement/

2-week FREE summer program

2-weeks at University of Maryland!

Snider Enterprise and Leadership Fellows (SELF)

Accepted high school applicants will spend two weeks alongside other top innovative students. They will learn the value of business in society and develop the enterprise and leadership skills that underpin personal happiness and upward mobility. 


https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/undergraduate-programs/admissions/high-school-programs/self

14 Awesome Internships for HS Students

14 Awesome Internships for HS Students in various fields


https://blog.collegevine.com/14-awesome-internships-for-high-school-students/

List of 95 HS Opportunities

List of 95 scholarship/ fellowship/ internship Opportunities for HS Students


https://www.pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=HighSchool_High%20School%20Students&sa=either&p=either&c=either&submit=y&adv=adv&alpha=A&pos=0

200 weird and unusual scholarships

https://yescollege.com/guides/weird-scholarships/

10th Grade FREE Week Summer Marine Enrichment Program

Marine Studies Enrichment Program


See Ms. Marlowe!

Another List of HS Student Opportunities!

https://www.pathwaystoscience.org/Discipline.aspx?sort=MED-Biology_Biology

Student Athlete Awards

https://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html

Columbia University Science Honors Program

The Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP) is a highly selective program for students who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. Classes are held at Columbia from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturdays throughout the academic year. Applicants for the 2019-2020 school year must now be in the eleventh, tenth, or ninth grade and must apply online. The program is available only to students who attend high schools in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and who live within a 75-mile radius of the Columbia campus.


http://www.columbia.edu/cu/shp/apply.html

New York State Internships

https://nysinternships.cs.ny.gov/nnyl/

Horsecrab Sampling

http://nyhorseshoecrab.org/NY_Horseshoe_Crab/Sites.html

Sachem North Scholarship Newsletter

http://www.sachem.edu/schools/north_guidance_publications#Scholarship



January 2019:

http://www.sachem.edu/Assets/2018-2019_Documents/January_2019_Scholarship_Newsletter.pdf?v=166

Other Environmental Grants and Awards

http://www.meea.org/grantsawards.shtml

Geosciences PAID internship Maryland

https://www.umes.edu/cscgeosciences/


The Geosciences Program takes place over six (6) weeks in the summer at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) in Princess Anne, MD.

Geosciences Program Interns:

Eligibility Criteria


The Geosciences Program is for graduating high school seniors who:

List of Environmental Opportunities!

https://www.competitionsciences.org/2017/12/18/the-best-environmental-competitions-for-your-students/

Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) / Joint Antarctic School Expedition (JASE)

https://dickey.dartmouth.edu/arctic-environment/programs/jsep-and-jase/program-information


The Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth College offers two exciting polar science programs currently available to high school students: the Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) to Greenland and the Joint Antarctic School Expedition (JASE) to Antarctica. JSEP and JASE are supported by the National Science Foundation grant to Dartmouth College. Travel, lodging and meals are provided at no cost to selected students.


Application Deadline: 1/31/2019


Travel, accommodations, and meals are provided at no cost to participants. Students must have or be able to get a passport and provide regular clothing and a sturdy pair of hiking boots. Extreme Cold Weather Gear for use at Summit in Greenland and on King George Island is issued in the field by the program.

Grade Level

The application for both programs is open during the winter (~December through January) before each JSEP (following summer) and JASE (following winter) expedition. We will not make any exceptions for students who are not in 10th (JASE only) or 11th (JSEP and JASE) grade at the time of application.


2018 Ocean Awareness Contest

Win $1,500!!


Climate change is the biggest issue of your lifetime. Your whole life will be lived as the impacts of global climate change are taking place. Our Contest is a call for young artists, thinkers, and activists who are concerned about the future of our human and natural communities to use their creative voices to explore, express, and advocate for issues related to climate change and our oceans.

http://www.fromthebowseat.org/contest.php?utm_source=2018+Contest+Launch&utm_campaign=2018+Contest+Launch&utm_medium=email

FREE Summer programs!! Various Animal/Environmental Sciences


https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/aphis_general/bro-agdiscovery-2019.pdf


AgDiscovery is a summer outreach program designed to help teenagers explore careers in plant and animal science, wildlife management, agribusiness, and much more! The program allows students to live on a college campus and learn about agriculture from university professors, scientists, and administrative professionals who work for the U.S. Government in a variety of fields.


This 2- to 4-week summer outreach program for 2019 targets middle and high school students who are interested in learning more about plants, animals, and agribusiness. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery will gain experience through hands-on labs, workshops, and field trips. Students will also participate in charac­ter- and team-building activities and a variety of other events.


There is no cost to attend the AgDiscovery 2019 summer program. Tuition, room and board, lab supplies, meals, and activity fees will be covered by APHIS. Students selected for the program are only responsible for costs that may be associated with traveling to the university campus on opening day and returning home at the conclusion of the program on closing day.

DNA Essay Contest

Win up to $2,000!


http://www.ashg.org/education/dnaday.shtml

Minimum Wage Essay or Video Contest

Your Thoughts on Minimum Wage . . .


Win up to $1,500 each


https://stosselintheclassroom.org/essay_contest/


https://stosselintheclassroom.org/video_contest/

Earthwatch Fellowship

EarthWatch Student Fellowship for High School Students!

 

All expenses paid trip to work alongside scientists.  Ask Ms. Marlowe to nominate you!

http://earthwatch.org/education/student-fellowships


https://earthwatch.org/Education/Student-Fellowships/Ignite

Field Biology Internship

 

High School Field Biology Internship for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

The internship programs introduce students to environmental field studies. Students learn how to conduct practical field research through examination of water, soil, and air quality, and biodiversity.


http://www.alleypond.com/fbi.html

List of Opportunities for HS Students

List of Opportunities for HS Students in Outdoor/Ecological Field Sciences


http://web.vims.edu/bridge/summer.html

Simons Summer Research Program

The  Simons Summer Research Program gives academically talented, motivated high school students the opportunity to engage in hands-on research in science, math or engineering at Stony Brook University. Simons Fellows work with distinguished faculty mentors, learn laboratory techniques and tools, become part of active research teams, and experience life at a research university.


https://www.stonybrook.edu/simons/

Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program

The Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) Summer Student Program is designed for high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.


https://www.mskcc.org/education-training/high-school-college/hopp-summer-student

Video Contest - cash prizes!

The World of 7 Billion - Deadline for submissions is February 22, 2018

Create a short video – up to 60 seconds – about human population growth that highlights one of the following global challenges: Deforestation, Public Health, or Water Scarcity. All videos must include:  a) how population growth impacts the issue and  b) at least one idea for a sustainable solution

1st prize - $1,000
2nd prize - $500
3rd prizes - $250

https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/

Internship For Undergraduates

10 week Summer Internship Program for Undergrads in Marine/Estuarine Science

The Internship Program at the Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL) offers undergraduate and recently graduated students unique hands-on experiences in an environmental research setting. The student will gain knowledge on field and laboratory research and project designs. During the entire course of the internship, each student will work exclusively under the guidance and supervision of a PEARL faculty research scientist. A PEARL intern will be involved in meaningful research during the internship and will present the findings at a PEARL seminar/minisymposium series at the end of the summer. 

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Win $500! Science Without Borders Challange

We are very excited to announce that the theme for the 2017 Science without Borders® Challenge is “Reef SuperSpecies.” Students are encouraged to modify an existing species or create a new species that has found a way to adapt to a deadly threat facing coral reefs, and send in their illustration of this creature.

 

The Science without Borders® Challenge was created to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean conservation issues. The Science without Borders® Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries. The deadline for entry into this year’s Science without Borders® Challenge is Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:59 pm. 

Arbor Day Contest 2017

DEC Encourages Public to Promote Arbor Day with Personal Artwork

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) encourages the public to celebrate Arbor Day 2017 with their own personal artwork. The Arbor Day Planning Committee is accepting original art and photography submissions to be selected as the New York State Arbor Day Poster. DEC will be accepting them on behalf of the committee through December 31, 2016. Send your artwork to arborday@dec.ny.gov. The winning artist is honored at the annual NYS Arbor Day celebration, which is the last Friday in April.

Spend Summer 2016 on Hurricane Island!

Must be at least an undergraduate in second year of college
The Hurricane Island Center for Science & Leadership is a transformative learning community on Hurricane Island, in Penobscot Bay, Maine. We offer experiential science and leadership programs in STEM disciplines including marine biology & ecology, ocean monitoring & research, island ecology & botany, environmental studies, and sustainable design & technology. We encourage all participants to develop an ethic of environmental awareness and to discover what it takes to make a difference in the world - as students, scientists, citizens, and leaders.

We are offering several internship positions for Summer 2016:
Interns will have the opportunity to live and work in a residential community while practicing community building, leadership, and experiential education skills. There are opportunities to participate in rock climbing, hiking, sailing, conducting research, and field trips to local islands. We welcome applicants with a wide variety of specialty areas, including but not limited to science, leadership, climbing, sailing, navigation, art, and sustainability. Come join our Island community in 2016!!

Have you made a difference?


NY Water Environment Association

Currently, the New York Water Environment Association will be offering a total of 8 scholarships.
The eligibility criteria for the 2 $10,000 scholarships (paid out over four years) and 6 $2,500 scholarships are as follows: 

The recipient must be: 

Trip to Woods Hole!

Calling all students ages 13-18!  Amazing contest for students interested in the sea, from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Happening now! 
#SpeakForTheOcean

Students, give the ocean a voice! If the ocean could speak, what would it say? What would you say on the ocean's behalf?  Make a 30-second video to show the world your ideas!  Be creative, and #SpeakForTheOcean!

The Grand Prize is a trip to Woods Hole, Massachusetts to tour the nation's newest ocean research ship, the R/V Neil Armstrong, and have a behind-the-scenes tour of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to see how ocean scientists and engineers are working to understand Earth's ocean.

Enter now! The #SpeakForTheOcean Contest runs February 1-29, 2016. For Contest rules and more information, see http://www.whoi.edu/SpeakForTheOcean

Like the Ocean?... scroll down for multiple opportunities!

Applications are now available for the chance to explore the Eastern Pacific Ocean with Dr. Robert Ballard’s team of explorers the Corps of Exploration. This FREE opportunity for students and educators of all types allows individuals to sail aboard the E/V Nautilus as the team participates in scientific exploration of the ocean using two deep sea remotely operated vehicles(ROVS). We have programs for high school students, college, graduate and recent graduates as well as formal and informal educators. Applications close throughout the month of January for the different programs. Each program has a detailed application packet with all the information regarding the program requirements and application process. You can find out more about the programs at www.nautiluslive.org and www.oceanexplorationtrust.org.


Patch Design Contest (Winter 2016): http://www.oceanexplorationtrust.org/#!nautilus-patch-contest/c1m6z


Science & Engineering Internship Program (College, Graduate and Recent Graduate): http://www.oceanexplorationtrust.org/#!internships/c20ru


Honors Research Program (High School Juniors): http://www.oceanexplorationtrust.org/#!honors-research-program/ca78


Videos describing HRP:

2015: HRP Recap

2014: https://youtu.be/bYTiIg9lLlk


Science Communication Fellowship (Formal and Informal Educators:

http://www.oceanexplorationtrust.org/#!communication-fellowship/cb0

Spend the Summer in Southern Cali!

USC Sea Grant Program, Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations and USC Wrigley Institute seek high school students wanting to explore the Earth’s ocean, including the deep ocean...and life BELOW the ocean floor! We’ll investigate the technology scientists use in challenging ocean environments and learn what these environments can tell us about the ocean’s health, our own health, and our future. This weeklong program (July 7th - 13th) is at no cost to the selected students.

Qualifications: • Entering 9th, 10th or 11th grade fall 2016 • Must be US Citizen or have resident status • Underrepresented students encouraged to apply • Preference to first in family to go to collegePlease share with teachers and students who might be interested.  Application deadline 5 pm, March 25th.

Details at https://dornsife.usc.edu/uscseagrant/summer-science-programs/

Chincoteague Camp Counselor Internship!

Chincoteague Bay Field Station is a non-profit environmental education center and field station located in Wallops Island, Virginia. The organization is currently looking for four summer camp counselors to join the summer camp education team in summer 2016. 

Please see the job announcement attached to this email and visit CBFS's employment page for full details on how to apply (www.cbfieldstation.org/employment). Contact Mary McCumber, Summer Camp Coordinator, if you have additional questions.

Best,

Mary McCumber
Summer Camp Coordinator
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
(757)824-5636
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IMMS Summer Intern by Mar 1st

 

The IMMS Education Internship Program is designed as a way for students interested in a career in science education to gain valuable hands-on experience in a real-world informal educational setting.

Interns will participate in our daily public programs that educate our visitors about marine mammals and sea turtles, as well as issues affecting their habitats. As an intern you will also narrate our dolphin presentation. Summer interns spend at least one week in our summer camp program working as an aide to a certified teacher.

Interns will further their knowledge by working in other IMMS departments, including Research, Animal Care & Training, and Veterinary/Stranding. Our goal is to give Interns a well-rounded experience in a variety of areas while providing expert training and practical involvement in marine science education.

This is an unpaid position and all interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Positions are limited and IMMS reserves the right to end an internship at any time.

 

http://imms.org/internship.php#4

State Fish Art Project

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Ecology

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Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula)

Sandy Island, SC

Science Research

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Fieldwork

Savage Bay (a Carolina bay in western SC)

Palms overlooking the Indian Ocean; Mombasa, Kenya

Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

Anatomy

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Homework Calendar

Kenya

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Camel ride through Samburu village

Reticulated Giraffe

Unhappy elephant...

Black Rhino

Male African Elephant

Equador Rainforest

Equador Galapagos

Alaska