Graduate student outreach for plant science
Libby Cieniewicz and Larissa Osterbaan, among other SIPS-PPPMB graduate students, led efforts to conduct outreach with elementary school students at Northeast Elementary School in Ithaca, NY. Read more on the SIPS blog here
Libby Cieniewicz and Bill Weldon engage 5th graders in the purpose of the epidermis, gas exchange, and photosynthesis. Trandescantia plants make beautiful models for viewing epidermis cells and guard cells.