High school students conducted research and prepared to demonstrate their proposals as shown by Denise, a senior, and her biology teacher. Image Credit: SSEPExperiment: The Development of Fish Eggs in Space
Dana, Katie and Jordyn prepare their water sample for shipment for fluids-compatibility testing. Image Credit: SSEPconducted in space on Endeavour. When the team was told that their experiment would be going into space, they "screamed loud." The team has had many interviews, which were a bit "scary" at the beginning. But the interviews have created broader community awareness about the program. As the team worked to prepare their samples, they networked with suppliers and scientists around the country. In the process, the students learned a lot more about aquaculture, including the need to change the type of egg from minnow to tilapia. As team member Kate summed this experience up, "Our life has changed!"