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Biosphere 2 Science Academy - High School participants’ research posters!

Our ocean is alive again! Student participants found hermit crab larvae while conducting a B2 Summer Science Academy project. Hermit crabs were only just introduced into the Biosphere 2 ocean system this past April, so this is a very exciting development!

Our ocean is alive again! Student participants found hermit crab larvae while conducting a B2 Summer Science Academy project. Hermit crabs were only just introduced into the Biosphere 2 ocean system this past April, so this is a very exciting development!

Kids from various U.S. states, Canada, and Mexico are attending our summer science academy! Check out this great story by Arizona Public Media!

Biosphere 2 Science Academy:  High School student participants collect data as part of four different research teams during a week-long residential STEM education program.  More:  http://b2science.org/outreach/sciacademy

Middle School participants at the 2014 Science Academy at Biosphere 2!

Happy 4th of July!

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Néle Azevedo  (Brazilian, b. 1950, Santos Dumont, MG, Brazil) - Melting Ice Installations.  Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo carved 1,000 ‘Melting Men’ out of ice and placed them in Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt Square to bring awareness to Global Warming. As part of the Festival of Queens in northern Ireland, she created a similar installation to visually remind people of the melting ice caps in Greenland and Antartica. She has installed the ‘Melting Men’ or ‘Monumento Minimo’, in cities across the globe and is becoming known internatinally for her climate change art

Our 2014 Outreach Scholar cohort - 12 outstanding University of Arizona undergraduate and graduate students who will mentor middle and high school students in residence at Biosphere 2 during the month of July.

Our 2014 Outreach Scholar cohort - 12 outstanding University of Arizona undergraduate and graduate students who will mentor middle and high school students in residence at Biosphere 2 during the month of July.

These maps show how many brutally hot days you will suffer when you’re old. See them here: http://goo.gl/W0ZOH9

Look at the kind of work high school students can produce in ONE WEEK working side-by-side with Biosphere 2 researchers!