Hydrologist visits 4th-graders at Baton Rouge public school

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Where: Westdale Heights Academic Magnet school, Baton Rouge, LA

Background:  Dennis Demcheck has been volunteering at the public school since 2012, discussing bird identification, migration patterns, and drawing birds. The presentation emphasized scientific observation and the importance of accurate data collection.

Partners/Stakeholders: None. Dennis talked to about 75 students from three 4th-grade classes.

What:  Dennis Demcheck (hydrologist Lower Mississippi Gulf WSC) spent the day in the science lab of a public school discussing citizen science as part of Project Feederwatch, run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Where: Westdale Heights Academic Magnet school, Baton Rouge, LA

Background:  Dennis Demcheck has been volunteering at the public school since 2012, discussing bird identification, migration patterns, and drawing birds. The presentation emphasized scientific observation and the importance of accurate data collection.

Partners/Stakeholders: None. Dennis talked to about 75 students

​Title: Hydrologist ​visits 4th-graders at  Baton Rouge public school

What:  Dennis Demcheck (hydrologist Lower Mississippi Gulf WSC) spent the day in the science lab of a public school discussing citizen science as part of Project Feederwatch, run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Date: August 29, 2017

Where: Westdale Heights Academic Magnet school, Baton Rouge, LA

Background:  Dennis Demcheck has been volunteering at the public school since 2012, discussing bird identification, migration patterns, and drawing birds. The presentation emphasized scientific observation and the importance of accurate data collection.

Partners/Stakeholders: None. Dennis talked to about 75 students from three 4th-grade classes.

Hill Interest: No

High-profile/Controversial: No

Journal/Outlet: None. PowerPoint presentation only

POC: Dennis Demcheck