Dora DeMaria _ Women in Math, Science & Engineering Program undergraduate student
Dora created an outreach program for students in the Florida panhandle area. The program focused on educating school children about sea turtles, their life cycle, threats they encounter, and conservation efforts. She worked with children at the after school program called The Nest in Franklin County, due to their proximity to St. George Island, a beach town that is known for Loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the panhandle.
Natalie Montero, Noyce SOAR program undergraduate student
Natalie thought public K-12 schools in Leon and Wakulla counties about the potential impacts of climate change on sea turtles. Natalie’s classes focused on interactive activities to illustrate how sea level rise may affect sea turtles.