09/04/2015

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Teacher Edition

11:47 minutes

The lazy days of summer have come to a close for students and teachers across the country. Over the past few months, however, some teachers traded the beach for the bench. Science educators Nell Herrmann and Tchnavia Merrick share how they spent their summer vacation tinkering in the lab and brushing up on their science skills.

Segment Guests

Nell Herrmann

Nell Hermann is a science teacher at Blue Hill Consolidated School in Blue Hill, Maine.

Tchnavia Merrick

Tchnavia Merrick is a science teacher at Harbor Science and Arts Charter School in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is a producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.