Ask a Scientist at the Florida Museum of Natural History

Participated in Ask a Scientist in May 2015 with activities focused on phylogenetics and plant/pollinator interactions.  Materials included live plants, placing pollinators on a phylogenetic tree, and looking at flowers with different types of vision.

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Poster covering plant phylogenetics module presented at Botany 2014

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CPET STEM Immersion 2014, University of Florida

Design and led 2-day plant systematics module for students from rural Florida high schools.  Students were given the chance to perform DNA extractions, PCRs and gel electrophoresis, as well as constructing morphological and molecular based phylogenies of 12 targeted species.  More information about the STEM Immersion program can be found here:http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/stem-immersion/

The module, including presentation materials can be found here: http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/resources/plant-phylogenetics/

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Explaining how to draw a morphological tree using flower characteristics.

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CPET STEM Immersion 2013, University of Florida

Design and led 2-day plant systematics module for students from rural Florida high schools.  Students were given the chance to perform DNA extractions, PCRs and gel electrophoresis, as well as constructing morphological and molecular based phylogenies of 12 targeted species.  More information about the STEM Immersion program can be found here:http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/stem-immersion/

The module, including presentation materials can be found here: http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/resources/plant-phylogenetics/

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CPET Summer Science Quest 2013, University of Florida

Design and led 2-day plant systematics module for rising 10th graders

http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/sciquest/

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PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team (MPST) Mentor

http://www.plantingscience.org/     

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Planting Science Junior Mentor at Botany Conference 2012 and 2013

Botany 2013

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Botany 2012

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Science Fair Judge at Local Middle schools

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