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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.

Production, consumption, and waste in the United States have almost doubled in the last 50 years. Hear how we can reverse human impact on the planet through recycling and personal choices we can make to manage our waste.


Topic: Talking Trash with a Garbologist

Speaker:  Dr. Anita Zavodska, Barry University

Spring Series Schedule:

Jan. 23  –  Talking Trash with a Garbologist

Feb. 13 – Sustainable Food Systems Engineering & Packaging

Mar. 8   –  Motion in the Ocean

Apr. 12  –  Bird Biodiversity & Conservation

May 17 – Scientific Illustration & Museum Collections


Name: Scientist in Every Florida School

Email: skillingsworth@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

Website: View Organizer Website


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