Sarah Urban is currently a biology teacher at Capital High School in Helena, MT. Her degrees include a B.S in cell biology from Western Washington University and a Master in Teaching from Whitworth College. Sarah has an enthusiasm for teaching science and looks for new ways to engage students with problem based real-world learning opportunities. Sarah has taught 12 of her 13 years in Helena where she enjoys hiking, camping, and recreating with her husband and three children. Sarah joined the educational team of BANR to connect Helena students with research on beetle kill and the feasibility of biofuel and also to connect them to the collegiate and professional scientific community. While training for the Boston marathon and a 52 mile trail race in 2014, Sarah adopted the “Everything is Awesome” song from the Lego movie as her theme.
Role in BANR: Lead Teacher