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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A week of discovery at Camp KinoMaage

Read about the students's experience at the Biological Station >

Camp KinoMaage participants look out the windows of the underground soil biotron to explore the growth of tree roots and paths of earthworms.


Above left, Justice Guibault and Holli Carrick prepare a poster to explain the results of water quality tests. At right is camp mentor Elise McGowan of the U-M Native American Student Association and Center for Educational Outreach. Above right, Holli and Justice collect water samples from Douglas Lake.


Above left, Jake Dudeck collects samples from the bottom of a stream at the U-M Biological Station. Above right, Veronica Smith looks for artifacts at an archeological dig site.


  Left, Bob VandeKoppel, resident biologist at the Biological Station, takes Camp KinoMaage students out on Douglas Lake to see how scientists collect data and samples. Below, Pauline Andrews, an elder with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, shares creation stories with the campers at sunset.