BEHAVIORAL LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
& CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

OUTREACH & TEACHING

Scientific outreach and communication

 

Jun. 2018-current

 

Jan. 2014-
Dec. 2015

Sept. 2014-
May 2015


Apr. 15, 2008



Aug. 2007-
May 2008

 

 

 

 


Teaching and mentoring







 

​We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
— Calvin Coolidge

Member, Natural Resources Diversity Initiative
University of Florida

Member, Biology Outreach Club
University of Wisconsin - Madison


Co-Chair, Outreach Committee

Zoology Graduate Student Organization
University of Wisconsin - Madison

- Applied for and was awarded $200 to improve our educational outreach booth

- Developed materials and activities about animal foraging behavior and related topics
- Organized and participated in outreach events at Wisconsin Science Festival, UW-Madison Darwin Days, UW-Madison Science Expeditions

Invited speaker, “Fire & fluorescent dye: how habitat management techniques affect amphibian movement behavior”

Encore Program for Lifelong Enrichment - Raleigh, NC

60-minute talk.

Co-Founder, Secretary, Webmaster, Newsletter Editor of The Leaflet
Wolfpack Environmental Student Association – North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC

Jan.-May 2018

 

 

Aug.-Dec. 2015


Jul. 2015





 

Apr. 16, 2015



 

Sept.-Dec. 2014




Jan.-Apr. 2011





 

Jan.-May 2010

Cat (left) demonstrating snake jaws and fellow Zoology graduate students volunteering at UW-Madison Science Expeditions.

Cat (left) and undergraduate Claire Olsen (right) at the BIO 152 Independent Projects symposium.

Undergraduate Mike Kozuch (center) presents his BIO 152 Independent Project poster to onlookers.

Teaching Assistant: Wildlife Techniques (WIS 4945)

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL

Teaching Assistant: Introductory Biology (BIO 152)
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

Co-Leader: Science Club
Adult Role Models in Science program – Madison, WI
- Co-developed curriculum and activities around the theme “Science in the Outdoors”

- Led 14 children (3rd-5th grade) for 1-hour weekly lessons 

 

Guest Instructor, UW-Preschool Laboratory

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

- As a Science Communication for Ecologists graduate seminar student, co-developed and co-led a hands-on lesson about animal development

Mentor, Two BIO 152 Independent Project undergraduate students
University of Wisconsin
-Madison - Madison, WI
- Oversaw the development of a research project proposal, written report, oral PowerPoint presentation, and public poster presentation

Instructor
Mad Science of the Bay Area - Newark, CA
- Led students ages 3-12 in after-school programs using an inquiry-based discovery method

- Conducted demonstrations, hands-on activities illustrating how science affects the world around us

Teaching Assistant: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
- Graded problem sets, extra credit assignments, exams for 200+ student lecture class

- Attended lectures; assisted in development of problem sets and exam questions

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