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Submitted by Kerry on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 2:50pm.
Last Saturday, the teens in Atmospheric Science had a guest speaker. Linda from Mizzou's extension office came to talk to us about picking out healthy food. First, she explained how to read food labels. Then we visited a local store and tried to find healthier foods. At the end of the day, the afternoon teens were able to transplant some of our plants out onto Science Corner. Here's a photo of Linda explaining how to choose a fresh orange.
Submitted by amani001 on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:25am.
Today is our last day of the fall Session. This session period has for me been a great success. We learned a lot of things over this short , but useful period. Today we went to Manchester Market to experience the healthy techniques to find good fruit. I learned that these techniques look easy, but if picked wrong your fruit could possibly be rotten.
Submitted by avis001 on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:24am.
Today is the last day of the Fall session, and we went to Manchester Market to help with the St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project. In Atmospheric Science, we are growing food to sell to Manchester Market, and going there today makes me think we have some real work to do with them. A woman named Linda came and helped us to see what was going on. Last week I wasn't here but they were at the main building. Over all, the Fall session was a good experience for me, and I would want to come back next year.
Submitted by mortiana001 on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:23am.
Today in Atmospheric Science we went over to Manchester Market with Keri and Glinda and we learned about what foods could be bad for you and what foods can be good for you . We also learned how to read food labels, how to pick out different foods like oranges, lettuce, and etc. Today is our last day over in the Taylor building , until June 10th because next week we will be over at the zoo all day ! I can't wait because I love the zoo. My time here in Atmospheric Science with Tim and Kerry was very fun. I learned lots of stuff. I learned about plants and planting an all sorts of things of that nature. Some of it was BORING , but some things I was really into and enjoyed !
Submitted by sherrica001 on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:23am.
My research project was over rats ability to adapt to their environment and also be able to get a task done. My project consisted of two rats and a kiddy pool. The question was how long it would take for the rat to find the platform in the middle of the pool. The rats were able to find the platform in less than 30 seconds. I was able to get my task done but it took some work, I had did over 4 different research projects before coming to this one. I was very frustrated at first because none of the experiments did not go well at first, but the rats liked the last experiment I did with them. I enjoyed this experiment and it was fun working with rats even though I was a little scared at first but for the most part I loved it lol :)
Submitted by chelsey001 on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:22am.
YES | Atmospheric Science
Today's the last day until summer. I'm really looking forward to growing fresh produce for the local market. Being a part of the St.Louis Corner Store Project seems like a very fun and great experience. Next week we are spending our last fall session at the Zoo. I'm really looking forward to the summer, I had a great experience in Atmospheric Science and continue to have many more during the summer.