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Dr. Elaine Ingham Microscope workshop

Date: 4/13/2013Start Time: 12:30 PMEnd Time: 4:30 PMLocation: MUM Sustainable Living Center

Microscope Workshop with Dr. Elaine Ingham

April 6th & 13th- 12:30-4:30 pm
in the MUM Sustainable Living Center.

MUM invites you to practice microscopy with Dr. Ingham on this two-day training course.

Composting to the highest standard requires observing the soil biology with a microscope. This is the focus of our short course. Come with an understanding of Dr. Ingham’s concepts of the composting process and the ability to use a microscope.

$150 will be asked for each day's attendance.

Day 1- On April 6th we will provide an introduction to identifying microbes with microscopes and the spreadsheet used to count them. We suggest bringing laptops or thumb drives.

Day 2- April 13th will be focused on the application of microscopy during compost extraction and tea brewing. Bringing a camera may be helpful.

Assisting Dr. Ingham will be Molly Haviland, Jessica Smith, and Jacob Krieger, three undergraduate students in the Sustainable Living Department.

Join us for this workshop and take your understanding of the soil to a new level.

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