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Earth, Life & Time

Gallery 2005-2006

The ELT students and faculty are involved with many different academic and co-cirricular activities every year. This is a gallery of images from the Spring Semester 2006. If you want to see what we were up to in the fall, go to our Fall Semester 2005 page.

Science and Nature in Art, February 19, 2006

ELT freshmen visit exhibits at the National Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, and the United States Botanical Gardens to see the intersection and interplay of Art and Science.

Phylogenetic Analysis of the Solanicephala, February 21, 2006

In Colloquium, ELT freshman use the technique of cladistics to infer the evolutionary history of the Solanicephala (better known as "potato heads").

Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, March 11, 2006

ELT freshman visit the National Museum of Natural History to get a better understanding of the modern and ancient world (and to visit the ELT mascot, Cooperaceras texanum!).

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, April 1, 2006

CPS-Life Sciences and ELT students and faculty team up with Geology senior Sandra Grabowski and graduate student Kathleen Scheiderich to help remove trash from Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and see something of the local habitat and its inhabitants. The latter include the desctructive invasive rodent species Myocastor coypus (the nutria).

The American Museum of Natural History, April 8, 2006

As part of the annual Scholars in New York trip, ELT freshmen and sophomores explore the halls the American Museum of Natural History. And once again see our mascot, Cooperaceras texanum!

Your Family: A Historical Perspective, April 1, 2006

ELT freshmen explore the geographic distribution of their ancestors over the last two thousand years.

Scholars Academic Showcase, May 5, 2006

The culmniation of four semesters of classes and work! ELT sophomores present their individual research, volunteership, and internship projects at the annual Scholars Academic Showcase. Great work, guys!!

Scholars Softball Tournament, May 6, 2006

ELT freshmen (and ELT almnus Rhyan Maditz) team up as part of the annual "Step Up to Bat For Kids" Charity Softball Tournament. This year's ELT team claimed Third Place!! Cheer on the ELT Blue!

Thanks for the great year, everybody!!

Last modified: 8 May 2006