Previous Years of Exploring

Taking a compass bearing
The Exploring California Biodiversity program involves a growing number of graduate students, schools, teachers, and students each year. Thus far, the program has involved:

2003-2004: Six Graduate Student Fellows, four teachers, two schools in two districts, three classes, 80 students

2004-2005: Eight Graduate Student Fellows, six teachers, five schools in three districts, seven classes, and 208 students

2005-2006: Eight Graduate Student Fellows, five teachers, four schools in three districts, seven classes, and 207 students

2006-2007: Eight Graduate Student Fellows, four teachers, one school, eight classes, and 240 students. Additionally, the project was engaged in activities at the field stations that included four graduate students, four teachers, four schools in three districts, and 145 students:

  • Carmel valley High School (25 students) — field session
  • Truckee Elementary School (one teacher, 30 students) — 2 field sessions
  • Glenshire Elementary School (one teacher, 28 students) — field session
  • Pittsburg High School (one teacher, 62 students) — 3 lessons, BioKeys
  • Field program grad students: Ryan Hill, Steve Lew, Dave Hembry, Greg Byrne, Becky Chong

2007-2008: Eight Graduate Student Fellows, four teachers, one school, 10 classes, and 310 students. Additionally, field station activities included three graduate students, 12 teachers, three schools (two districts) and 259 students:

  • Truckee Elementary School (five teachers, four classes, 108 students) — field session
  • Glenshire Elementary School (three teachers, three classes, 81 students) — field session
  • North Tahoe Middle School (four teachers, 70 students) — field session
  • Field program grad students: Matt Medeiros, Michal Shuldman, Nicole VanderSal

2008-2009: Nine Graduate Student Fellows, three teachers, and one school. Additionally, field station activities included three graduate students, 10 teachers, and four schools:

  • Truckee Elementary School (three teachers)
  • Glenshire Elementary School (four teachers)
  • Kings Beach Elementary School (two teachers)
  • Tahoe Lake Elementary School (one teacher)
  • Field program grad students: Bradley Balukjian, Matt Medeiros, Michal Shuldman

2009-2010

 
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