Teton Science Schools

Educating for a Vibrant World

  • Thursday April 21, 2011
  • Nocturnal Noises

    It is 6:15 p.m. and the start of evening programs. Tonight is my favorite activity, the night hike. A night hike is unlike any other evening program. It is a sensory experience that teaches students about nocturnal animals adaptations. As humans, we are not nocturnal creatures.
  • Exploring Turpin Ridge

    As we skirted around Lobo Hill, headed east from the Kelly Campus, the moon was rising to our right. The morning was much warmer than the day before. Luckily, a firm crust was still in place across Upper Meadow as we headed towards Turpin Ridge. Five days ago, Brian Welsh – a
  • Sign Up for Summer Stream Team Workshop

    The Teacher Learning Center is excited to be offering the Wyoming Stream Team Workshop for yet another summer! During the week of June 26-July 1, 2011 educators from across Wyoming and other neighboring watersheds will have the opportunity to join in this unique classroom and
  • The World of Testing

    I recently taught a seminar on assessment for the Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools. To engage the students, I began with a series of slides with comical solutions to standardized exam questions. For example, on a traditional multiple choice test, a question showed a triangle with one
  • Conservation: What's it to you?

    My favorite definition of conservation is “the careful utilization of a natural resource in order to prevent depletion” (www.dictionary.com). This definition is critical to our Contract Stewardship program, which offers professionally-trained and experienced staff to assist landowners with a conservation ethic
  • Safer Wildlife Crossings

    On the afternoon of April 5th, Wildlife Expeditions provided transportation for a field trip along Hwy 89 between the town of Jackson and Hoback Junction for representatives of the Jackson Community concerned with safer highways for wildlife. A group called Safe Wildlife Crossings for Jackson Hole


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