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Schedule June 20-27, 2020

Itineraries subject to change without notice. Please refer to your acceptance emails for the appropriate flight information.

Day 1 - Saturday, June 20, 2020 - Travel Day and Welcome to B2

TBD

Meet in Tucson, Arizona airport at baggage claim 

Check in at B2 – settle into casita rooms

Icebreakers and team building

5:30 p.m.

Session 1: Earth Systems 1

6:00 p.m.

Catered Dinner in B2 Cafe

7:15 p.m.

Evening program - Program Introduction

9:30 p.m.

Casita time/activities - journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m. 

Lights out

Day 2 - Sunday, June 21, 2020

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast in Sahara Room

8:30 a.m.

Session 2: Teambuilding and Leadership training

Break

Session 3: Earth Systems 2

12:00 p.m.   

Lunch in Sahara Room

1:00 p.m

Oro Valley Aquatic Center- afternoon swim

4:00 p.m.

Return to B2

5:30 p.m.  

Discussion: History of Biosphere 2

6:00 p.m.

Catered Dinner in B2 Cafe

7:00 p.m.

Presentation skills workshop

11:00 p.m.      

Lights out

Day 3 - Monday, June 22, 2020

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast in Sahara Room

8:00 a.m. 

Tour of Biosphere 2

9:30 a.m.

Assignments to research groups

Meet researchers and begin research group work

12:00 p.m.

Lunch break in Sahara Room

1:00 p.m.

Afternoon research group work

4:30 p.m.

Daily science presentation 

6:00 p.m.

Catered Dinner in B2 Cafe

7:00 p.m.

Session 4: Evening speaker

9:00 p.m. 

Casita time/activities, journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m.

Lights out

Day 4 - Tuesday, June 23, 2020

7:30 a.m.    

Breakfast in Sahara Room

8:15 a.m.

Session 5: Earth Systems 3

9:00 a.m. 

Morning research group work

12:00 p.m.   

Lunch break in Sahara Room

1:00 p.m.

Afternoon research group work

4:00 p.m.

Daily science presentation

5:00 p.m.

Dinner off site at Nonna Maria's

7:00 p.m. 

Evening program- Social Change Model

9:00 p.m.     

Casita time/activities, journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m.    

Lights out

Day 5 - Wednesday, June 24, 2020

6:30 a.m.

Morning hike

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast in Sahara Room

8:30 a.m.

Group meeting - Morning discussion 

9:00 a.m.

Groups rotate to see each other's work, then continue group research

12:00 p.m.

Lunch break in Sahara Room

1:00 p.m.

Final research data collection 

4:30 p.m.

Daily science presentation 

6:00 p.m.

Dinner in Human Habitat of B2

7:00 p.m.

B2 Human Habitat - Movie Night

8:00 p.m.

Evening program- Team work 

10:00 p.m.

Casita time/activities, journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m.

Lights out 

Day 6 - Thursday, June 25, 2020

7:15 a.m. 

Breakfast, pack lunch in Sahara Room

7:45 a.m.

Depart for U of A campus 

9:15 a.m.

Lab tours

10:30 a.m. 

Tree Ring building

11:30 a.m.

Packed lunched in Student Union - Bookstore visit after lunch

12:30 p.m.

Depart for B2

2:30 p.m.

How to design a scientific poster/followed by data analysis and 

poster work

6:00 p.m.

Catered Dinner in B2 Cafe

7:00 p.m.

Poster work continues 

9:00 p.m.     

Casita activities, journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m.

Lights out

Day 7 - Friday, June 26, 2020

7:00 a.m.        

Ropes in the Rain Forest - teambuilding activity

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast in Sahara Room   

8:30 a.m.

Final poster work and presentation preparation

12:00 p.m.

Lunch break in Sahara Room

1:00 p.m. 

Final Science group presentations - with posters

3:00 p.m.

Social Change work

4:00 p.m. 

Social Change presentation prep (individual quiet reflection time)

6:00 p.m.

Catered Dinner in B2 Cafe

7:30 p.m. 

Personal presentation followed by:

Closing ceremony, appreciation circle, ice cream social 

10:00 p.m.  

Pack, journal, BLOG

Day 8 - Saturday, June 27, 2020

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast in Sahara Room

Load vans and depart for airport

TBD

 Departing flights