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JASON Learning

Last summer, Star Campos was able to travel to the Bahamas and work with field scientist studying sea turtles.

 

This year a Caldwell student may have an opportunity to work in the field:

In Arizona studying Forest Owls June 27 – July 3

In Costa Rica studying Bees & Pollinators July 27 – August 2

In the Bahamas studying Sea Turtles Aug 10 – 18

In Peru studying the Amazon Rainforest Oct 19 – 27

Or, participate in Design Thinking – virtual world/computer science November 10 -15

 

Attached are the applications for both the Caldwell Student Argonaut and the Caldwell Teacher Argonaut.

Applications are due February 8.

 

All the student and teacher travel, lodging, food, and equipment expenses are covered by JASON Learning.

Individuals eligible to apply must meet the following criteria:

Students who:

  • Will be between 13-17 years old on June 1, 2019
  • Demonstrate a strong interest and ability in science
  • Possess excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Are self-motivated, creative, and adventurous
  • Possess (or are willing to learn!) excellent communication skills
  • Exhibit an eagerness to participate in field activities which may be outdoors and/or strenuous in nature
  • Have ideally used JASON in an educational setting

Note: For students with special needs, accommodations may be made consistent with the student’s’ IEP

 

Teachers who:

  • Demonstrate outstanding performance in working with students
  • Demonstrate a strong interest and ability in science
  • Possess excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Are self-motivated, creative, and adventurous
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Exhibit an eagerness to participate in field activities which may be outdoors and/or strenuous in nature
  • Have five or more years of experience working with students
  • Have ideally used JASON Learning in an educational setting