Baboon Clockwork is one of the two teams from the Penn High School Amboseli Project.
The Amboseli Project at Penn is a collaboration between one of Shellie Harshberger’s freshmen biology classes, Kevin McNulty, the mass media instructor, and Dr. Elizabeth Archie, a professor at Notre Dame.
Dr. Archie is a researcher who studies baboons at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, Africa. The mission of the Amboseli project is to present the findings of Dr. Archie and her comrades in a impressive format for the public eye.
Baboon Clockwork’s focus is to analyze how the microbiomes of baboons affect their health, behavior, and their evolution. We have broken into smaller teams within our group to investigate how microbiomes work in baboons.
The first team is making a mini documentary on baboons. In this mini- documentary, there are clips of Dr. Archie talking about microbiomes and baboons.
Our second team is focused on writing posts. Our posts are about how microbiomes in baboons can affect their health, behavior, and evolution. Within this team, there is a group working on infographics.
The third team is in charge of media. This includes taking photos of the group, bringing in photos to use in the website, and social media.
Noelle Zolman tweeting photos of our team working.
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