Here's a video I put together to summarize one of the best weeks of my life. I was so happy to share California's kelp forests & wild islands with one of my best friends, Jacey, a fellow mermaid and marine biologist. We had incredible encounters with bottlenose & common dolphins, ocean sunfishes (Mola mola), giant … Continue reading A love letter to California’s underwater ecosystems
The Exploratorium invited me to give a talk during their After Dark "Everything Matters: Tales of the Periodic Table" series. On March 16th, I was able to share the recent findings of our research team with a room full of my professors, advisors, friends, and members of the public. I enjoyed the challenge of creating a … Continue reading Exploratorium Talk: How Poop Sinks in the Ocean
As the student GSI for the Invertebrate Zoology, I get to go on all their fun field trips! This weekend we went to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and saw all sorts of awesome invertebrates!
On February 23rd, I did two collection dives with my dive buddy, Tim Herrlinger, for the Lophotrochozoa Exploration lab for the Invertebrate Zoology class at Berkeley (IB103LF). We collected tons of Molluscs, Annelids, and even a couple Nemerteans and Platyhelminthes. In my role as Undergraduate Student Instructor, I will show these organisms to the class and … Continue reading Monterey Collection Dives
It's really exciting to teach for the first time. I am teaching a discussion section for the Oceanography class here at Berkeley. Below are some materials I created for the students (a few slides from a powerpoint and a worksheet they had to complete) to help them learn the material for the Biology section. Worksheet … Continue reading Teaching Oceans
This is a project I’ve been working on for about a year with my very talented brother, Nicolas Kendall-Bar. I worked on the science and designs and my brother vividly brought it all to life. This complex process has been greatly simplified, but it demonstrates the incredible importance of the ocean in all of our lives. Enjoy!