Notes from the Field: Jessica Begonia, Jessica Walker, and Sarah Rae

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, Costa Rica

Discovering the power of inquiry

Students plot transects to investigate bromeliad presence in forest gaps vs. forest cores.

Student-generated investigations are part of every Earth Expeditions course.

Begonia is a marketing director in Lima, Ohio; Walker is an elementary school art teacher in Ottawa, Illinois; Rae is a middle school science and ELA teacher in Peoria, Illinois

Learn more about our Earth Expeditions course: Costa Rica: Ecology & Ecotourism