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2019 Governor's Institute on Environmental Science and Technology

  Welcome to the 2019 GIV eSAT webpage

The GIV Environmental Science & Technology institute focuses on providing high school students with hands-on experience in real-life environmental science, with an emphasis on how science and society interact. This year's institute will explore water and soil pollution in Burlington, Vermont.

  • description of image Every day, we'll be posting photographs to the web of what we do. Each group will have its own high resolution camera that can also take video and if you are patient, use GPS to locate every photograph. These photographs are the record of our week together and provide images for the final reports and slide shows.
  • description of image You might enjoy videos of our daily activities. Every day, students and faculty will be taking videos of our activities, both work and play. We'll be posting the best videos daily to this web site. At the end of the week, we'll be creating a summary video that we'll also post.
  • description of image By week's end, each group will create a variety of products. At the end of the week, the two working groups will each prepare a powerpoint presentation of their findings, write press release and prepare a written summary of their data and interpretations.
  • description of image The GIV Environmental Science & Technology institute staff are all active environmental scientists. The staff are dedicated to doing and teaching environmental science. The two lead faculty all have their doctorates in science. Some teach at the College level while others work for the State of Vermont. The Assistant faculty are graduate students in science, all of whom have had rich and varied educational experiences.

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