St. Patrick’s School I was lucky enough to stop by St. Patrick’s School in Greymouth. I had a chance to learn a phrase from the Te Reo language while I was there. In New Zealand, you might hear the…
Pancake rocks
St. Francis of Assisi I got a Warm welcome on my journey to Auckland New Zealand. The day was filled with presentations for the year 5-8 students at St. Francis of Assisi. In my lectures, I always…
Catholic Cathedral College While in Christchurch, I got a chance to visit the students at Catholic Cathedral College. I learned that this school can trace its roots back to the mid eighteen hundreds…
Sea Lions at Kaikoura
New Brighton School New Brighton school was full of eager young minds! Did you know, they don’t call their grades the same things we do? We say ‘I’m in fifth grade,’ but in New Zealand, they say ‘I’m…
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
St. Joseph's School Hello Again! I have gotten back home to Memphis safe and sound. I have had some time to unpack, relax, and soak in the warm Memphis sunshine. After leaving Antarctica, I thought…
Desalination Plant
I have to admit I am a little sad as this is my final meet McMurdo journal. But I've saved the best for last... Take a peek at what you can do for your creative side, your healthy side and preparing…
Diagram of Boyle’s Law
Like humans, Weddell seals are mammals. One important characteristic of mammals is breathing air. And, you need to have lungs to do that. But how do their lungs work? See this seal coming up for a…
Me holding more flags
This journal is brought to you by… Here I am with three more of your flags in front of the McMurdo station sign. Photo credit: Alex Eilers Ms. Sarah Dormis’s and Ms. Jennifer Thompson’s 5th grade…
Michelle with your flags
This journal is brought to you by… Dr. Michelle with three of you flags. Photo credit: Alex Eilers Ms. Stephanie Porter’s 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at Lake Cormorant Elementary Ms. Karen…
Me holding flags
This journal is brought to you by… Here I am with three of your flags in front of the McMurdo station sign. Photo credit: Alex Eilers Ms. Nadia Alm’s 4th grade class at Evangelical Christian…
Three more flags
This journal is brought to you by… Rachel, Gregg and Jenn holding three of your flags. Photo credit: Alex Eilers Mr. Jon House’s 3rd grade class at Riverwood Elementary Mrs. Ferguson’s 3rd grade…
Amy and Roxanne with flags
This journal is brought to you by… Amy and Roxanne holding three your flags out in the field. Photo credit: Alex Eilers Becky Shimp and her 6th grade students at St. Edwards School Mrs.…