Above: photos by Sharon Oestreicher of project materials distributed in Sept to participants, along with notebook and journal.

Click here to download Sharon's presentation, Journey of the New River: and here for the supplemental maps:

Scale model sun-earth distance activity, by Kate Campell   Kate's poster display is below.

So sorry that this photo is blurry, my fault. This is Jenny Summerson's project, a poster presentation on inquiry in her class.

Julie Seate is shown presenting her project in October.

Melissa Martin displays her project involving scale modelling and earth-sky objects.

Mona Helms shares her project, an investigation of the water cycle.

Above, project presentation by Sarah Dillon, Carrie Payne, and Ann Gudman;
opposite, Krista Kanode and Debbie Kier

Above, Marie Kinzie, opposite, Lisa Ashwell and EmmaWillis.

 The Hollins Elementary Science Institute for Teachers is sponsored by the  Hollins University's Department of Biology, with the support of a grant from the State Council of Higher Educationunder the Improving Teacher Quality Program.
    Elementary Science Institute for Teachers
                                                Michael Bentley, Director; Rene Godard; Co-Director
                                           Department of Biology, P.O. Box 9615
                                            Hollins University, Roanoke, VA 24020