In addition to research, the Tree Ring Lab conducts a number of outreach activities in the Wayne County area, particularly with students at local schools like Wooster Montessori and Cornerstone Elementary. We have also invited children from The College of Wooster Nursery School to visit our tree ring lab.
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The College of Wooster Nursery School – Dr. Wiles shows tree rings under the microscope to children in the lab annex.
The College of Wooster Nursery School – The children visit the tree core preparation area, with the appropriate safety gear.
Cornerstone Elementary Students – Sarah Appleton ’11 helps Cornerstone Elementary students core a tree by Cornerstone’s back playground.
Cornerstone Elementary Students – Students came back to the COW Tree Ring Lab to examine the cores.
For more information about our outreach activities, contact Dr. Greg Wiles at email@example.com.
Learning about environmental change from tree rings
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