Coppell Student Media

Environmental Science students gear up for Coppell Nature Park

November 12, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Students in Mrs. Anderson's AP Environmental Science classes are taking an all day trip tomorrow to evaluate the state of Healthy Habits Grand Prairie Restoration by collecting data to be analyzed in the classroom. The students will be traveling by bus to Coppell Nature...

Coppell Nature Park restoration project

April 12, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer On Saturday, April 21st, there will be a volunteer opportunity for anyone who is interested in restoring the Blackland Prairie at the Coppell Nature Park. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon; all are encouraged to come out and help shape up this once beautiful piece...

IB Environmental Science students visit Blackland Prairie

April 20, 2011

Divya Kumar News Editor As part of a year-long, sustained project, the Environmental Science students have been working on the restoration of a Blackland Prairie near the Coppell Nature Park. A portion of this project requires these students to visit the prairie periodically to collect data samp...

Environmental science students continue Blackland Prairie restoration in Coppell

March 21, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager This year, AP and IB Environmental Science teacher Holly Anderson and her students began a new project to help restore the diminishing Blackland Prairie eco-region in Coppell's own Coppell Nature Park. After an idle winter season, Anderson and her classes are transitioning...

IB Environmental Science students visit CMS West to pass on knowledge

March 10, 2011

Divya Kumar News Editor This Friday, IB Environmental Science students will take a field trip to both Coppell Middle School West and the Coppell Nature Park to continue with their process of evaluating the habitat of the blackland prairie. For many months now, the focus of both the AP and IB...

Warm weather ushers new fun in February

February 15, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager The sun is shining and Mother Nature is giving us one enough of a reason to be happy. Driving with windows down, more frequent dog walks and studying outdoors are all signs for a great season. As the most memorable events of the season are passing -New Year's, Valentine's...

Environmental Science classes give back to Nature Park

November 4, 2010

by Divya Kumar News Editor The deteriorating state of our environment is well-known, as issues such as pollution, global warming and greenhouse gases continue to pile up. As part of a project to sustain a vital part of the ecosystem – the black land prairie – the AP and IB Environmental Science...

Environmental Science students merge with plants and animals

September 21, 2010

By Julia Kim Staff Writer A dense mass of trees. Birdhouses. Insects. It's Coppell Nature Park. On Tues., Sept. 21, the AP and IB Environmental Science students took a trip to the Coppell Nature Park in order to get a first-hand account of the research they have completed in the class about one ...