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biboon 2007-2008 was our first experience collecting a core. It was especially cold and students prepared themselves. LacCore Scientists visited camp assisting students in understanding the process and the core. Students practiced their "coring" with bowls of jello and whipped cream as well as cupcakes layered with various ingredientssymbolizing the layers we might find in the earth. Inkle looms were used to create woven bands. Jourmals were kept recording the activities from the weekend.

seasonal camps

Throughout the year students meet regulatrily to study the earth while reconnecting with friends and mentors. Students work on hand's-on projects in small groups and indiviually. Guest Scientist and Artists regularily visit camp to present their area of study.

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science fairs

robotics

fluid power

Regular participation in area Science Fairs Competitions are expected by all students in gida. Time is dedicated at camp to research and study indivual topics. Robotics and Fluid Dynamics study is integrated into camp, and science fair projects, as needed. gidakiimanaaniwigamig also suppots classroom and afte-school programs in Robotics and Fluid Dynamics.

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manoomin project

gidakiimanaaniwigamig high school students will be working with college interns and scientists from the Fond du Lac Natural Resources an University of Minnesota Limnilogical - LaCorre to study wild rice lakes on the Fond du Lac reservation. This is a five year study.

For more information go to the manoomin blog