Today was presentation time with four teams of girls from FAWE, three KCCEM students and the Writhlington student team all setting up tables to display their work to visitors and FAWE classes.The science learning centre at FAWE full of interested students learning from the presenting teams.
The team from KCCEM, students Fred, Jean Luc and Tite, provided workshops on laboratory orchid propagation techniques, along with presentations on the realtionships between orchid conservation and their diploma courses in Wildlife Management, Forestry and Environmental Tourism. The three are outstanding teachers and all day there was a large group of FAWE girls engaged in their workshop.Fred explaining orchid propagation
Each FAWE girl team presented their orchid research work from Nyungwe along with explaining practical science skills and learning developed. This included 3D printing, data logging, orchid hunt and orchid seed microscopy.
The Writhlington team helped the other groups prepare their presentations and then prepared their own presentation on the Writhlington Orchid Project along with mycorrhiza research.Aaron presents the project to FAWE senior 1 students.
The day ended at 5pm with emotional goodbyes and warm thanks. The day showed the exceptional learning and project development that can take place when institutions and students work together. The students of Writhlington, FAWE and KCCEM have achieved extraordinary things together. Thank you to the students for their commitment and determination to overcome challenges, and to the staff of FAWE and KCCEM for making the project possible.