My Best Work

Click on the arrows to navigate projects, See a statistical rundown below

A more statistical rundown of my projects.

 

Projects:
                    (CO Ants)
Hours spent: 300+ (900+ preliminary research)
Specimens collected: 1000-3000
Volunteers led: 35+
Locations searched (
number of locations):
Perry Park(4), Castle Rock (3), Castlewood Canyon(5), Larkspur (2), Como (2), Colorado Springs (1), Parker (2Not all locations were searched with the aid of volunteers, only; (3) locations in Castlewood Canyon, (2) locations in Parker, (1) location in Castle Rock,  and (1) location in Perry Park. Volunteers were not evenly spread, as about 26 of them helped with Castlewood Canyon, and the other locations had 1-4 volunteers.   
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Ants from Perry Park
Myrmicinae: ~300
Dolichoderinae: ~50
Formicinae: ~200
Ponerinae: ~3-5

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Ants from Castle Rock
Myrmicinae: ~200
Dolichoderinae: ~50
Formicinae: ~150
Ponerinae: ~10

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Ants from Parker
Myrmicinae: ~30
Dolichoderinae: ~70
Formicinae: ~20
Ponerinae: ~1

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Ants from Colorado Springs (link)
Myrmicinae: ~40
Dolichoderinae: ~10
Formicinae: ~60
Ponerinae: 0

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Ants from Larkspur 
Myrmicinae: ~300 
Dolichoderinae: ~30 
Formicinae: ~200 
Ponerinae: ~2 
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Ants from Sedalia
Myrmicinae:
~30 
Dolichoderinae: ~1 
Formicinae: ~2 
Ponerinae:
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Ants from Trinidad
Myrmicinae:
~50
Dolichoderinae:
Formicinae: ~10 
Ponerinae:
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Ants from Evergreen 
Myrmicinae: ~100 
Dolichoderinae:
Formicinae: ~70 
Ponerinae:
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Sophomore Year
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Beetle boxes
Hours spent: 50+
Link to book here (clarification: the activity book was made for Micah Compton, as he was an SSN kid when the activity book was created)
The book may have some typos as we had to restructure it and change some of the text last minute. I only worked on half of the book. I did the diagram section though.
A beetle box was created

link in case copy is needed:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/17n0VuxZEW2-8AQi-xZdoOpbEREEUj9AR/view?usp=sharing
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(((Get Amped!)))
Hours spent: 40+
A passive amp was created, as well as 6 songs on Garage Band. I also wrote a paper on insect acoustics. 
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 Covid Projects
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Eagle Scout Project:
Ant survey of Castlewood Canyon
Man Hours Spent (Total):
300+
Volunteers led: 27


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LHS Entomology club
Hours spent:
400+
Members: in person, ~90 in discord

Tasks involved: Recruiting members, marketing, designing flyers, organizing events, creating interesting and engaging activities, collecting insects, preserving insects, pinning insects, setting up a discord, creating a discord agenda.
Side projects part of LHS Ento
LHS Ant talks: during our global quarantine I decided to contact a few myrmecologists.
LHS Ant week: I set up a fun online ant week for my club during the summer to test our collective ant knowledge
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Entomology Society of America

Running a Symposium about Teens in Entomology at Entomology 2021, in Denver Colorado
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AP Photography concentration

Click here to learn about my AP sustained Investigation

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          Below are some of the places other than my website you can find my images:

2nd Place; NEXT Gallery @ CMU

Runner up; RMSP High School Photography Contest

Winner; Colorado Scholastics Art and Writing awards; Gold Key Award

2022 World Of Insects Calendar 

Antwiki:
Carebara longii


Antweb:
my work appears on various antweb pages.
Colorado
Solenopsis

Carebara longii


Myrmecological news blog:
Getting inspired by aspiring young myrmecologists

Instagram:

@armyofinsects

Facebook:
@anthubjk