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Designed with after-school groups in mind, the Meet a Scientist series is hosted by the Scientist in Every Florida School and partners like The Boys and Girls Club of Martin County and Prime Time Palm Beach County. Sessions are highly informative 30-minute peeks inside of some of the most fascinating fields and careers in science today. Geared for K-8 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.
Scientific illustration can reveal details about animals, plants, fossils and other natural history objects. Hear how these images can also reveal compelling stories about museum collections and discovery.
Topic: Scientific Illustration & Museum Collections
Speaker: Hannah Chelgren, University of Florida & Florida Museum of Natural History
Spring Series Schedule:
Jan. 23 – Talking Trash with a Garbologist
Mar. 8 – Motion in the Ocean
Apr. 12 – Bird Biodiversity & Conservation
May 17 – Scientific Illustration & Museum Collections
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