Ramona’s Laurencia B. ’21: Making a Difference through a Girl Scout Journey
Since social distancing started, Ramona Convent Secondary School student Laurencia B. ’21 has been working on a Girl Scout Journey, so she can begin to work towards the Girl Scout Gold Award. A Girl Scout Journey is a way for Girl Scouts to engage in their communities with a specific topic to make the world a better place.
Here’s what Laurencia shared about her journey:
“There are many different topics I could have chosen, but I picked civilian science. Civilian science is a way for everyday people to gather information that helps scientists with their research. I had never heard about this before, but once I looked into it, I found civilian science to be fascinating and a lot of fun. For my journey, I took part in the Stream Selfie Challenge, which encourages civilians to get outdoors and share photos of their local streams and rivers. The goal of this project is to create a map of potential stream monitoring sites for future monitoring by citizen volunteers. After a lot of research, I found civilian science to be a crucial part of the future of science. I wanted others to know about what it is and why it is so important. To educate others, which can be challenging during quarantine, I created a short video and uploaded it to YouTube. I hope by doing this, I can inform people in my community how taking part in civilian science will impact the world we are living in!”
Ramona Convent wishes Laurencia good luck on the rest of her journey to the Gold Award.
Click here to learn more about Citizen Science: https://youtu.be/bDxzZ3YnX3o
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