ESP Biography

BENJAMIN BRAVO, Stanford MS student with interested in Ecology

Major: Earth Systems

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2017

Picture of Benjamin Bravo

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a Masters student in the Earth Systems Department, with my main focus on Ecology, Conservation Biology, and Protected Area Management. I have used wildlife cameras for my own research on the dusky-footed woodrat and for research on large mammals at Arastradero Preserve. I enjoy teaching students about ecology and camera traps.

Past Classes

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R5466: Wildlife Automatic Cameras in Ecology in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
Become a citizen scientist! In this class, students will get the unique opportunity to participate in ecology research. Students will first learn briefly about the history and use of wildlife automatic cameras in ecology research. Most of the time will be spent on activities and discussion. Activities will include: labeling of wildlife photos used in current research projects. We will also discuss ecological questions that can be answered with wildlife camera photos and data.

V4801: Freestyle Rap in Splash Spring 2016 (Apr. 09 - 10, 2016)
Participants will learn about the importance of rhythm and rhyming in rap. Participants can practice their free style rap skills in front of a friendly audience (their peers). I will provide some helpful tips and a wide range of instrumental music for free style rapping. The usage of profanity and racial slurs are prohibited.

V2767: Introduction to Rap in Splash! Spring 2013 (Apr. 13 - 14, 2013)
Students will learn about rap, how to write rap songs, and how to rap rap songs.

H2553: Intro to Rapping in Splash! Fall 2012 (Nov. 03 - 04, 2012)
This class will include skills on how to rap, skills on how to write rap lyrics, and some brief information about the different styles of rap. This class is for people who enjoy rap music and want to learn how to rap and make their own rap lyrics.