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Science station adds new learning modules

Science station adds new learning modules

The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station welcomed its first class field trip of the school year Thursday, Sept. 1, to participate in data collection and education about marine populations in the Santa Rosa Sound. This is the first of 50 student groups scheduled to visit the station. Director Charlene Mauro said this year’s curriculum has […]

Greece serves as summer classroom for Navarre science students

Greece serves as summer classroom for Navarre science students

Until this summer, Alison Loftis had never been outside of the United States. Her first time leaving the country was certainly one to remember as she joined a group of past and present Navarre High School students on a trip to Greece June 13-30 to help scientists with research. “It was really cool,” Loftis said. […]

Bioblitz, a science-fantastic hit for all ages

Bioblitz, a  science-fantastic hit for all ages

It didn’t take long for the interest in science to be generated at the inaugural Bioblitz May 21 at Naval Live Oaks, which is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. “Right before the start, we had a broadhead Gecko sitting there and everyone just started taking pictures,” said Susan Teel, the Chief of Resource […]

Woodlawn students author book of short stories

Woodlawn students author book of short stories

Heather Owens figured the book of short stories she had her Woodlawn Beach Middle School students in the ACES (Academic and Creative Enrichment for Students) program write this year would double at the most. “I figured it would be about twice the size of last year, maybe a little longer,” Owens said. “As we were […]

Genetic science comes to life at Woodlawn

Genetic science comes to life at Woodlawn

Katy Knapp had never dissected anything in science class until last week. The experience was an enjoyable one as she and her eighth-grade classmates at Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Gulf Breeze acted as citizen scientists, dissecting lionfish and putting together DNA samples of what they found inside the stomachs of the invasive fish. Read […]