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E.S.S.R.E. 2017
Environmental Science Summer Research Experience for Young Women

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Thank you for visiting the 2017 E.S.S.R.E. webpage! This summer, 17 interns participated in E.S.S.R.E.'s three week progam to perform a biota survey, also known as an environmental "snapshot” of the Roland Park Country School Backwoods. The interns based their individual group projects on statistical anomalies found in the biota survey data to uncover the possible truth behind discrepancies in various microbe populations and chemical levels found throughout the E.S.S.R.E. sites. These girls represented various schools throughout the Baltimore area, including Friends School of Baltimore, Notre Dame Preparatory School, Towson High School, and Roland Park Country School, to make up a very successful 2017 program. Please explore this webpage to find the interns’ research papers and 2017 data.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the former program director by e-mail at STEMTeacherEmeritus.rpcs@gmail.com . Contact current project director, Cheryl Carmona, at carmonac@rpcs.org

Biota Survey Groups
Please click on the pictures to access the raw data and the group names to access the statistical analyses for each site's biota survey.
Ava's Group Grace's Group Shae's Group Mr. Brock's Group
Research Groups
The interns' scientific research papers and instructional websites are linked below.
Please click on the pictures to view the research papers and the group names to view the websites.
Fun-GuyS Ca-K(e) by the Beech Algae-pHun The Rhododendronz


The interns hold up their certificate of completion at our final lunch!