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Abby van Hemmen

9th Grade Science
Abby was born and raised in New Jersey. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington in Biology with a focus in Marine Studies. She is now working on her Masters of Adolescent Education at Pace University. She performed field research on the West Coast, studying sea otters and sea anemones. Abby believes the world is full of discovery and her goal is to learn at least one thing a day from her students.

Outside of teaching, you can find Abby reading, drawing, or planning an outdoor adventure with her friends. 

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