William and Mary

Christine Solon

Year Involved : Summer 2010
Major : Biology & Geology
Worked With : Elizabeth River Project on the Learning Barge


I helped run field trips on the barge for students from preschool to high school. We taught them about the Elizabeth River and the plants and animals that live there. At different stations on the barge, students did water quality tests and learned about the effects of pollution on the river and the organisms. We also talked about what we all could do to clean up the river. When I wasn't on the barge, I was helping to develop the new curriculum for future sessions.

Christine Solon at the Elizabeth River Learning Barge