How do you get kids excited about science?
Our approach is through a series of hands-on activities – largely involving photos and videos – that encourage kids to strengthen their observational skills while learning about wild animals. Emphasizing the intersection of science and art, these free activities provide instruction on how to keep nature journals, create maps, and test hypotheses about animal behavior. For more information, please visit Shutterbug Science, the Markham Lab’s website dedicated to these K-12 science activities.
Intern with us!
Undergraduates at Stony Brook University can apply for a semester-long internship working on our outreach projects. Students earn credit for their participation through Biological Anthropology (ANP 488), Biological Sciences (BIO 488), or Human Evolutionary Biology (EBH 488). As an intern, you’ll learn about the natural history of Long Island and East Africa while gaining experience in both field research techniques and educational outreach. Interns work closely with Dr. Markham and must commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week for one semester. Serious applicants should email Dr. Markham.