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Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Retired science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt listens to juniors Izzy Medrano and Pilar Saavedra-Weis' findings from Costa Rica.
October 3, 2019
On Wednesday, Sept 25, students from the summer biology research trip presented their findings.

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Seibel-Hunt zip-lines with US students on a Costa Rica trip.
May 20, 2019
Once a month the group of students going on the Biology trip to Costa Rica meetup to prepare the trip.

Bluhm and O’Toole tag turtles in Costa Rica

Eggs that contain twin turtles normally don't survive because there's not enough nutrition to keep both alive.
January 29, 2016
Juniors Samantha Bluhm and Jonny Addicks O'Toole share their experiences of traveling to Costa Rica to tag turtles from Jan. 6-13.

Studies in Paradise: Upper School students research leafcutter ants over break

Student researchers traveled to Costa Rica on a trip facilitated by Seeds of Change. (Back row from left to right: Upper School science teacher Ned Heckman, junior John Soranno, Dr. Adrian Pinto, senior Angel Smaller. sophomore Freddy Keillor, J.J. Gisselquist, Upper School science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt, senior Boraan Abdulkarim. Middle: sophomore Ellie Findell, sophomore Iya Abdulkarim, junior Raegan Small, sophomore Elsa Runquist, junior John Addicks-O'Toole, sophomore Maya Shrestha, Sammy Bluhm, senior Emily Olson. Front: senior Alena Porter, senior Taylor RIents, junior Sam Petronio
Editor-in-Chief, Boraan Abdulkarim, recounts her time in Costa Rica for the SPA facilitated research trip.
September 2, 2015
Senior Boraan Abdulkarim recounts the school facilitated research trip in Costa Rica.
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