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Spring 2013 YSDE Begins Today!

Students, teachers, and scientists from around West Virginia arrived today at Canaan Valley Institute for the spring 2013 Youth Science Discovery Experience.  They will spend the next five days working in small groups to pursue original research, meet and hear from … Continue reading

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Applications open for Spring 2013 Youth Science Discovery Experience

NYSF is teaming up again with Canaan Valley Institute to run a spring 2013 cohort of the Youth Science Discovery Experience.  We’re seeking 40 high school students interested in pursuing original research projects with guidance from professional scientists.  As with … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

Today was a good day. Today we labeled the calculations of Decker’s Creek and Yellow Creek.

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Session 3 day one

Today we went back and recounted the germinated seeds that sprouted per treatment. Two of our members, Kaitlynn and Serena measured the growth rate of the four types of seeds, cranberry, pumpkin, elderberry,and false indigo. In order to figure out the … Continue reading

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Working on the Finished Product

Today the Darwin Group began by discussing our hypothesis and the reasoning behind our methods. We then started putting the finishing touches on our presentation for Sunday. We discussed any issues or anything we wanted to change in our Prezi. The … Continue reading

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Final Session Begins for Fall 2012 YSDE

Students and teachers from around West Virginia reconvened at Canaan Valley Institute for the third and final session of the fall 2012 Youth Science Discovery Experience today.  Research teams regrouped and focused their strategies for the home stretch.  They will … Continue reading

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YSDE Research Continues

Students, teachers, and scientists came together again at the Canaan Valley Institute today for the second of three sessions of the Youth Science Discovery Experience.  Below, scientist mentor Ed Watson looks on as Miranda Martin of Morgantown reports back to … Continue reading

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Day Five: Testing our Methods

Day five was the last day of session one of the Fall 2012 Youth Science Discovery Experience.  Before we headed back to Nicholas County to resume our normal daily lives, we had to test our methods on the cranberry and … Continue reading

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New YSDE Photos Are Up…

Photos from October 26 & 27 are now online.  Click here for galleries: October 26 October 27 Or go to the YSDE 2012 Photos page.

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Check Out Photo Galleries From Days 1 & 2

Photos are up from the first two days of the fall YSDE.  Click here to see the fun!

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