Jessica Bean

Jessica Bean

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Berkley, UC Davis
Jessica Bean

Jessica did her undergraduate work at UC Santa Barbara, and her PhD in the Department of Geology at UC Davis. She studies how marine animals, such as snails and clams, grow their shells, and the effects of environmental change on shell development, chemistry, and appearance. She develops inquiry-based curricula to support authentic research experiences. These curricula enable students to develop the skills necessary to work and think like scientists while nurturing their curiosity and appreciation for the natural world.

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