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Katy, TX News – Morton Ranch Junior High Teacher and Student Selected for JASON

Katy, TX News (April 20, 2015) – Morton Ranch Junior High Science Teacher Kim Thompson, and eighth-grade student Patrick Schumacher were selected this week as two of only 28 individuals nationwide to participate in the JASON National Argonaut Adventure.

As JASON Argonauts, Thompson and Schumacher will embark on a seven-day journey to Cape Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas this summer to experience hands-on research with scientists working on a range of marine science projects.

JASON Learning is a non-profit organization that connects students to real science and exploration to inspire and motivate them to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Funded by Chevron, students and teachers in Katy ISD are able to access JASON Learning materials including inquiry-based labs, videos, lesson plans, assessments, and comprehensive professional development programs.

Click here for more information on JASON Learning.

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