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5th Graders in Ohio Read about CanopyMeg’s Research and Meet a Scientist!

Amber Hershberger is a fifth grade language arts teacher at Faircrest Memorial Middle School in Canton, Ohio. She and her class read and studied a book about CanopyMeg titled, “The Most Beautiful Roof in the World.” The students also had the opportunity to ask CanopyMeg questions during

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Mr. Klein’s fifth grade class learns about the rain forest during Skype session with CanopyMeg

Mr. Klein's 5th Grade Class Skype session with CanopyMeg.

Mr. Klein’s class learned about the rain forest from Canopy Meg and asked lots of great questions.
Thank you to Mr. Jason Klein, 5th Grade Teacher at Clifford Wise Intermediate/Middle School, and all the students.

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Fifth grade class Skype session with CanopyMeg

Mrs. Mahon’s 5th graders read “The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy” and then spoke to CanopyMeg via Skype from their classroom!

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Fifth grade Future Scientists of America Skype with CanopyMeg

The fifth grade students at North Rose-Wolcott Middle School and their teacher, Hannah Formella, asked great questions to CanopyMeg during an enriching skype session.

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Rebecca’s Amazon Adventure

As our plane began its descent toward Iquitos, Peru, I knew I was in for the adventure of a lifetime. I had been anxiously awaiting this trip – my very first international flight – for the past several months, but nothing could prepare me for what I

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Skype Session with Rainforest Scientist, Meg Lowman

Blue Point Elementary students

Blue Point 5th graders recently hosted a Skype Session right in their classroom! On Thursday, April 2nd, the 5th graders at Blue Point were eager to share their love of the rainforest by hosting a video conversation. They were so fascinated with just seeing themselves on the computer

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5th Grade Students Buzzing with Excitement after Skype Session with CanopyMeg

Miss Mahon, 5th grade Language Arts teacher at Fonda-Fultonville Central School, writes the following:
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU 1,000000000 TIMES!!! The students are still BUZZING with excitement. In fact, I was just told by a student, ‘This was an experience of a LIFETIME!!!’
With your kindness and

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Student researcher discovers new tardigrade species


Alex Young, a student at Lewis and Clark College, recalls his discovery of a new tardigrade species during his undergraduate research internship:
Suspended from a single branch, 60 feet up in a Red Oak, looking over the Wakarusa River, I knew I had chosen the right undergraduate research

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Science student Alex Young and his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Alex Young with Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Science student Alex Young wrote in to say how he enjoyed Water bear weekend at the California Academy of Sciences and shared this photo of him with his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research. Thanks Alex!

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Fifth graders skype with Dr. Meg Lowman

Ann Mahon, 5th grade Language Arts teacher at Fonda-Fultonville Central School, writes the following:
Upstate New York 5th graders at Fonda-Fultonville Central School in Mrs. Mahon’s and Mrs. Berberich’s Language Arts Classes recently SKYPED with Dr. Meg Lowman!
After reading Kathryn Lasky’s book The Most Beautiful Roof in the

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