Jornada Basin Schoolyard LTER: Schoolyard Desert Discovery Project
||"The students' association with Asombro Institute scientists allows them to go beyond long held stereotypes. They know first hand real scientists, not just the exaggerated ones they see in the movies. Their attitudes change from 'Science is hard and boring' to 'Science is fun and interesting'. This is a great leap in that it may very well give them the confidence to take their very first tentative steps towards a career related to science, math and technology."
- Mary Lessman, Science teacher, Lynn Middle School
What is the Schoolyard Desert Discovery Project?
The Schoolyard Desert Discovery Project is a unique science education program that: