UNH Professor and Oyster River Middle School Teacher Share Research in the Netherlands with Students

UNH Professor and Oyster River Middle School Teacher Share Research in the Netherlands with Students

Aug 20, 2012

This summer, students at Oyster River Middle School in Durham got a close-up look at real-world research when their intern, Berkley Sadana, accompanied Diane Foster, UNH associate professor of mechanical engineering, on a trip to the Netherlands to study how waves cause beach erosion. During her 10 days at the Delta Flume—a wave simulator that’s longer than two football fields placed end-to-end—Sadana interacted with students via daily blog entries and several on-site Skype sessions.  Sadana's trip was made possible through UNH's Research Experiences for Teachers in Engineering (RETE), a program supported by a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that is bringing middle and high school science teachers to campus for an intensive, seven-week research experience.

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