Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Affiliation: Earth, Life, and Time (ELT) Scholars Program, Environmental Science and Policy (Wildlife Ecology and Management) Major
Title of Project: A World Without Backbones: Smithsonian National Zoo Invertebrates Exhibit
Decscription of Project: Noelle worked along with other volunteers and researchers in taking care of the animals in this exhibit. Some of her duties include checking tank temperatures, feeding, cleaning tanks, etc. She also participated in doing various tasks around the rest of the zoo like plant maintenance.
What were the main benefits you received from doing the project?: There was a lot of trust involved in this project, so she felt like her role was actually important. She developed a new love for these types of animals and is now more interested in them. She was also able to learn a lot and gain a new reference.
What were the main pitfalls or obstacles during the development and/or undertaking
of the project?: The work was sometimes difficult and confusing and the work space was very small which was hard to acclimate to.
Last modified: 10 May 2010