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5th graders learn about forests during Skype session with CanopyMeg and begin own projects to help the environment

Amelia Walsh, fifth-grade teacher at School Lane Charter School, writes the following about her students’ projects that focused on ways to improve the environment. Amelia and her students were inspired during a Skype session with CanopyMeg while learning the value of forests.
Over the past trimester, the 5th graders

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Spotlight on SciComm: Meg Lowman

Alexa McKay, editor at Nature Communications, conducted brief Q&A interviews with scientists who have actively engaged in outreach and science communication. Alexa helped to coordinate a set of blog posts in honor of Earth Day and these posts can be found at the Nature Ecology and Evolution

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5th grade students thankful for Skype session with CanopyMeg

Fifth grade students at Blue Point Elementary School in Blue Point, New York had the opportunity to Skype with CanopyMeg and ask great questions.
Their teacher, Stacey Loeffler, stated the following: “Thank you so very much, Dr. Lowman! Our students are so thankful that they had the opportunity

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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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