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Designed with after-school groups in mind, the Meet a Scientist series co-hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School and Prime Time Palm Beach County , is a highly informative 30-minute peek inside of some of the most fascinating fields and careers in science today. Geared for K-5 learners, yet open to all ages, this series lets the students ask inquisitive questions of the scientist. Connect your group with us through livestream on Zoom or  YouTube.

Hear from Dr. Lounibos about the exciting field of entomology (the study of insects) and how mosquitoes are one of the most dangerous organisms on Earth!

Topic: Mosquitoes!

Speaker: Dr. Phil Lounibos, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Florida/IFAS


Spring Series Schedule:

Feb. 9 –  Moquitoes!

Feb. 16 –  Environmental Engineering

Mar. 9 –  Croc Docs  

Mar. 16 –  Cave Exploration and Bats

Apr. 13 –  Florida Panthers  


Name: Scientist in Every Florida School

Email: skillingsworth@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

Website: View Organizer Website


ZOOM Webinar

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