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RTP Speakers Bureau

RTP Speakers for K-12 Audiences

  • Grades K-5
    Speakers for Grades K - 5
    Name Area
    Lauren Bamford
    • Water: Conservation and Pollution
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Trash Talk (Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle)
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Science Fair Judge
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change Chemistry
    • Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
    • Air Quality
    • Predator/Prey Dynamics
    • Power Plants: The Chemistry of Photosynthesis
    • Marine Science: Various Topics
    Jenna Hartley
    • Connecting Ecosystems and Human Health - 5th grade only
    Todd Hawes
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Air Pollution Basics
    Erin Pias Hines
    • Student-led DNA Extraction from Strawberries
    • General Overview of the Scientific Mission in the Reproductive Toxicology Division
    John Iiames, Ph.D.
    • Geographical Information Services (GIS)
    • Remote Sensing
    • Forestry
    Yvonne W. Johnson
    • General Talks/Trainings
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Achieving Emission Reductions Using Regulatory and Non-regulatory Tools
    • General Environmental Science
    Vasu Kilaru
    • Digital Geography, Satellites, and the Future of Environmental Monitoring and Mapping
    • Abrupt Climate Change - Why and How Climate Change Can Happen in a Few Decades
    Melissa McCullough
    • Dollars and Sense of Green Building
    • 21st Century and the Three Legs of Sustainability
    Jessica Montanez *
    • Protecting the Environment
    Holly Mortensen
    • Human Evolution - Genetics and the Environment
    • Human Evolution - Genetics Variability and Environmental Exposure/Drug Metabolism
    Donna Rogers
    • Air Quality (AirNow EnviroFlash, School Flag Program)
    Sania Tong-Argao
    • Measuring Lung Capacity
    • Bioaccumulation and Fish Consumption
    • Science/Environmental Topics
    Tim Watkins
    • Air Pollution
    Kelly Witter
    • Water: Conservation and Pollution
    • Careers at EPA - Presentation and/or Booth
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Trash Talk (Reduce/Reuse/Recycle)
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change
    • Air Quality
    George Woodall, Ph.D.
    • Will Build to Suit Audience
    • What is a Toxicologist
  • Grades 6-8
    Speakers for Grades 6 - 8
    Name Area
    Lauren Bamford
    • Water: Conservation and Pollution
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Trash Talk (Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle)
    • Energy Use (Energy Game and Presentation)
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Science Fair Judge
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change Chemistry
    • Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
    • Air Quality
    • Predator/Prey Dynamics
    • Power Plants: The Chemistry of Photosynthesis
    • Marine Science: Various Topics
    Rachelle Duvall, Ph.D.
    • Engineering Careers
    • Environmental Engineering Careers
    • Air Pollution (Background, Legistration, Sampling Techniques, Modeling)
    • Protecting the Environmental and Endangered Species
    • Climate Change
    Jenna Hartley
    • Connecting Ecosystems and Human Health
    Todd Hawes
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Visibility Basics and Regional Haze
    • Air Pollution Basics
    Erin Pias Hines
    • Student-led DNA Extraction from Strawberries
    • General Overview of the Scientific Mission in the Reproductive Toxicology Division
    John Iiames, Ph.D.
    • Geological Information System
    • Remote Sensing
    • Forestry
    Laura Jackson, Ph.D.
    • Development and Urban Ecology
    • Songbirds as Indicators of Landscape Ecological Condition
    • Environmental Monitoring to Assess Ecological Condition (EMAP)
    • Relationship of Lyme Disease to Surburan Sprawl
    • Choosing and Evaluating Ecological Indicators to Measure Environmental Conditions
    • Ecosystem Services/Green Infrastructure
    Yvonne W. Johnson
    • General Talks/Trainings
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Achieving Emission Reductions Using Regulatory and Non-regulatory Tools
    • General Environmental Science
    Vasu Kilaru
    • Digital Geography, Satellites, and the Future of Environmental Monitoring and Mapping
    • Abrupt Climate Change - Why and How Climate Change Can Happen in a Few Decades
    Jessica Montanez *
    • General Topics for the Hispanic Community (Presentations in Spanish) (i.e. Asthma, Indoor Air Pollution, Air Quality Index, etc.)
    • Engineering Careers
    • Protecting the Environment
    • Air Pollution (Background, Legislation, Permitting)
    • Climate Change
    Holly Mortensen
    • Human Evolution - Genetic and the Environment
    • Human Evolution - Genetics Variability and Environmental Exposure/Drug Metabolism
    Christopher Mugford
    • Careers - What is an Industrial Hygienist?
    Donna Rogers
    • Air Quality (AirNow EnviroFlash, School Flag Program)
    Sania Tong-Argao
    • Air Quality Index
    • EPA Intern Program; Environmental/Science Careers
    • Measuring Lung Capacity
    • Bioaccumulation and Fish Consumption
    • Science/Environmental Topics
    Tim Watkins
    • Air Pollution Research - Atmospheric Science and Human Exposure
    Kelly Witter
    • Water: Conservation and Pollution
    • Careers at EPA - Presentation and/or Booth
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Trash Talk (Reduce/Reuse/Recycle)
    • Energy Use
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change
    • Air Quality
    George Woodall, Ph.D.
    • Will Build to Suit Audience
    • What is a Toxicologist?
  • Grades 9 - 12
    Speakers for Grades 9 - 12
    Name Area
    Lauren Bamford
    • Energy Use (Energy Game and Presentation)
    • Environmental Science Topics
    • Science Fair Judge
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change Chemistry
    • Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
    • Power Plants: The Chemistry of Photosynthesis
    • Marine Science: Various Topics
    Doris A. Betancourt, Ph.D.
    • Identification of Mold in Indoor Environment
    • Mold Remediation and Prevention
    Carmelita Chadwick-Gallo
    • Financial Management/Accounting/Business Management/Careers/Budgeting
    Teri Conner, Ph.D.
    • Air Quality: What's Your AQ IQ?
    • Energy Game and Presentation
    • My Career Path - Career Presentation and Discussion
    • The Chemistry of the Destruction of Stratospheric Ozone - Lesson and Activity
    David M. DeMarini, Ph.D.
    • Genes, Pollution, the Environment, and Cancer
    Rachelle Duvall, Ph.D.
    • Engineering Careers
    • Environmental Engineering Careers
    • Air Pollution (Background, Legislation, Sampling Techniques, and Modeling)
    • Climate Change
    Jenna Hartley
    • Connecting Ecosystems and Human Health - Grades 9+ | Adults for team building
    Todd Hawes
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Visibility Basics and Regional Haze
    Erin Pias Hines
    • Mammary Gland Pathology Slides
    • Student-led DNA Extraction from Strawberries
    • General Overview of the Scientific Mission in the Reproductive Toxicology Division
    John Iiames, Ph.D.
    • Geological Information Service (GIS)
    • Remote Sensing
    • Forestry
    Laura Jackson, Ph.D.
    • Development and Urban Ecology
    • Songbirds as Indicators of Landscape Ecological Conditions
    • Environmental Monitoring to Assess Ecological Conditions(EMAP)
    • The Relationship of Lyme Disease to Suburban Sprawl
    • Choosing and Evaluating Ecological Indicators to Measure Environmental Conditions
    • Ecosystem Services/Green Infrastructure
    • EPA’s “EnviroAtlas” Online Mapping Tool
    Yvonne W. Johnson
    • General Talks/Trainings
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Achieving Emission Reductions Using Regulatory and Non-regulatory Tools
    • General Environmental Science
    Richard Judson, Ph.D.
    • How our Genomes Affect our Health
    Vasu Kilaru
    • Digital Geograph, Satellites, and the Future of Environmental Monitoring and Mapping
    • Abrupt Climate Change - Why and How Cliate Change Can Happen in a Few Decades
    Melissa McCullough
    • Dollars and Sense of Green Building
    • 21st Century and the Three Legs of Sustainability
    Jessica Montanez *
    • General Topics for the Hispanic Community (Presentations in Spanish) (i.e. Asthma, Indoor Air Pollution, Air Quality Index, etc.)
    • Engineering Careers
    • Protecting the Environment
    • Air Pollution (Background, Legislation, Permitting)
    • Climate Change
    Christopher Mugford
    • Careers - What is an Industrial Hygienist?
    • Air Quality - Indoor Air Quality: Down to Basics
    Donna Rogers
    • Air Quality (AirNow EnviroFlash, School Flag Program)
    Sania Tong-Argao
    • Air Quality Index
    • EPA Intern Program; Environmental/Science Careers
    • Measuring Lung Capacity
    • Science/Environmental Topics
    John Wambaugh
    • Sand Science: The Physics of "Granular Media"
    • The Physics of Kevin Bacon: The Scientific Study of Networks
    • Why Does the EPA Study Toxicology?
    • What are Biological Models?
    Tim Watkins
    • Monitoring Air Quality
    • Understanding Human Exposure and Health Impacts
    • Air Pollution Research - Atmospheric Science and Human Exposure
    • Air, Climate, and Energy Research at EPA
    Robert J. Wayland, Ph.D.
    • Compliance and Emissions Reporting Data Interface (CEDRI) Program
    • Consolidated Air Emissions Reporting (CAER) Program
    Kelly Witter
    • Careers at EPA - Presentation and/or Booth
    • Energy Use
    • Judging Science Fairs
    • Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth Activity
    • How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?
    • Climate Change
    Joseph Wood
    • Water Resources and Sanitation Issues in Developing Countries
    • Air Quality or Air Pollution Control or Specific Topics Related to Air Pollution/Control; Technical and Policy Issues
    • EPA's Role in Homeland Security; Decontamination and/or Disposal of Areas and Materials Contaminated with Chemical or Biological Warfare
    George Woodall, Ph.D.
    • Will Build to Suit Audience
    • Health - Protective Reference Values for Chemical Exposures
    • Assesing Risk: Are the Benefits Worth the Risks?

*Can present in Spanish and/or English