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LES students study nature for Earth Week

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Duncan Norwood, son of Maj. David Norwood 48th Medical Surgical Squadron, and Jonathan VanHouten, son of Master Sgt. Andrew VanHouten, 48th Fighter Wing, examine pond shrimp that they collected at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013.  A third grade class from RAF Lakenheath elementary school participated in a pond dipping activity in support of Earth Day. The children looked through algae they collected for pond creatures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Duncan Norwood, son of Maj. David Norwood 48th Medical Surgical Squadron, and Jonathan VanHouten, son of Master Sgt. Andrew VanHouten, 48th Fighter Wing, examine pond shrimp that they collected at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013. A third grade class from RAF Lakenheath elementary school participated in a pond dipping activity in support of Earth Day. The children looked through algae they collected for pond creatures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England—Krisa Engel (left), Department of Defense third grade teacher, helps Alyssa Ransted, daughter of Tech. Sgt. Steven Ransted, 100th Maintenance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, empty her nature net into a bucket at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013. Earth Day, which is on April 22, is an annual event held worldwide, showing support for environmental protection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England—Krisa Engel (left), Department of Defense third grade teacher, helps Alyssa Ransted, daughter of Tech. Sgt. Steven Ransted, 100th Maintenance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, empty her nature net into a bucket at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013. Earth Day, which is on April 22, is an annual event held worldwide, showing support for environmental protection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England—Aleya McCoy (left), daughter of Staff Sgt. Jakeith Robinson, 48th Force Support Squadron, and Rebecca Carrasquillo, daughter of Raymond Carrasquillo, 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, search for pond life at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013. Earth Day is an annual event held worldwide to show support for environmental protection.  RAF Lakenheath held several events in support of Earth Day, which was observed on April 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England—Aleya McCoy (left), daughter of Staff Sgt. Jakeith Robinson, 48th Force Support Squadron, and Rebecca Carrasquillo, daughter of Raymond Carrasquillo, 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, search for pond life at Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week, April 18, 2013. Earth Day is an annual event held worldwide to show support for environmental protection. RAF Lakenheath held several events in support of Earth Day, which was observed on April 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Claire Bushnell, defence infrastructure organisation environmental manager, holds-up frog spawns for a third grade class to see during a pond dipping activity at Defenders Park April 18, 2013. A third grade class from RAF Lakenheath Elementary School examined the algae they collected and tried to identify the different pond creatures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Claire Bushnell, defence infrastructure organisation environmental manager, holds-up frog spawns for a third grade class to see during a pond dipping activity at Defenders Park April 18, 2013. A third grade class from RAF Lakenheath Elementary School examined the algae they collected and tried to identify the different pond creatures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Ryan Michaud, son of Maj. Derrick Michaud, 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, and Aleya McCoy (right), daughter of Staff Sgt. Jakeith Robinson, 48th Force Support Squadron, gather algae from Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week April 18, 2013. Earth Day is an annual event held worldwide to show support for environmental protection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England— Ryan Michaud, son of Maj. Derrick Michaud, 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, and Aleya McCoy (right), daughter of Staff Sgt. Jakeith Robinson, 48th Force Support Squadron, gather algae from Defenders Park during a pond dipping activity for Earth Week April 18, 2013. Earth Day is an annual event held worldwide to show support for environmental protection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Mancha)