Research Intern Kai Perez Completes Research Internship with Dr. Anna Babel and the Spanish at COSI Team

May 23, 2022

Research Intern Kai Perez Completes Research Internship with Dr. Anna Babel and the Spanish at COSI Team

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Kai Perez and Dr. Anna Babel
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Research intern Kai Perez of Metro High School successfully concluded their research internship with Dr. Anna Babel and the Spanish at COSI team.  Along with graduate students Melissa Nieves Rivera, Ileana Perez, and Lauren Miranda, Kai visited the Language Pod at COSI, trained with the informal science education team, read academic articles, interviewed undergraduate and graduate students, and traveled around Columbus to bring language science demonstrations to Spanish-speaking neighborhoods and groups. 

Kai’s final poster presentation, pictured below, focused on “Fixing Gaps in Informal Science Education for Latinx Individuals.”  Congratulations, Kai!

Kai Perez Research Poster

First photo below:  Kai records data while graduate student Melissa Nieves Rivera demonstrates the Stroop Effect to a group of high school students at Rising Youth, a program of the Martin de Porres Center.

Kai Perez at Language Table

Second photo: Kai and Dr. Babel at their poster presentation on at Metro Early College High School

Kai Perez with Dr. Anna Babel