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Expert Is In: Botanist Marcelo Pace

Thursday, June 22, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet Marcelo Pace, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Botany, and learn about his research!

Fisheries Bycatch: Stories from the Field

Thursday, June 22, 2017
2:00 pm

Many marine animals are caught accidentally by commercial fisheries. These organisms are called bycatch. But what happens to them after they're thrown back into the ocean? Join Marine Biologist Brendan Talwar, whose research is focused on predicting the fate of bycatch species, primarily sharks, as well as studying why some of them survive while others do not.

Science on a Sphere

Friday, June 23, 2017
1:00 pm

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

Forensic Mysteries-Mystery at Yorktown Creek

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:00 am

Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, visitors will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this drop-in program. Using the forensic tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists, study the human bones and artifacts found with the skeleton to determine who this person was,...

Expert Is In: Botanist Marcelo Pace

Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet Marcelo Pace, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Botany, and learn about his research!

Expert Is In: Zoologist Karen Osborn

Friday, June 30, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet zoologist Karen Osborn and learn about her research!

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