Registration Open for Happy Dancing Turtle EcoCamp For 1st and 2nd Graders

Registration is now open for Bemidji State University’s Happy Dancing Turtle EcoCamp, a four-day summer science camp for first- and second-grade children that will build an awareness of our impact on the environment, what can be done to reduce that impact, and learn skills needed to protect and improve the environment. Registration fees for the June 27-30 camp are due by June 13.

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Chemist Explores Connection Between Color and Solar Energy Efficiency

When Dr. Annie Ricks, lab services specialist at Bemidji State University, looks to the future, she sees a world powered by solar energy. To reach that future, where harnessing the sun’s energy as a renewable, carbon-neutral source of electricity is commonplace, she explores how color affects the efficiency of solar collectors. Ricks will discuss her work, and the current state of solar energy, at her Feb. 8 BSU Honors Council Lecture.

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