Meet A Scientist – September 30, 2017

Here’s what’s happening this Saturday:

Tam Nguyen
“Upwelling”

Dr. Matt Brodsky
“How Fast Can You Change Your Brain?”

Sam Entwisle
University of Washington Department of Genome Sciences
“Follow the Pathway”
Try being a cell for a day, and transform the food we eat by leading it down “pathways.”

Vega Shah
University of Washington School of Oceanography
“Microscopic Drop in the Ocean”
Microbes are the invisible majority of the ocean. Each drop of seawater contains thousands, sometimes millions of phytoplankton and bacteria. This activity will allow visitors to explore the diversity and importance of microbes that occupy the vast ocean.

Dr. Sarah Myhre
University of Washington School of Oceanography
“Let’s Build a Time Machine!”
Learn how to make an ocean sediment core that can tell you about past events in earth history.

Planetarium: Let’s Explore Light

Come learn about light. Our understanding of light is the foundation of our knowledge of the universe. We’ll explore the many discoveries that lead to our current knowledge of wavelengths and spectra. We’ll even dissect a rainbow!

30 Minutes. No movies in the Willard Smith Planetarium, all our shows are live! No Age Restrictions. Due to the dark environment inside the Planetarium and the scientific content, this show is recommended for ages 5 and above.

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Frankenstein: A Modern Postmortem

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How did Victor Frankenstein build an entire person? We’ll talk about the current science, what he needed to invent, and how he should have been stopped. Kaitlyn Casimo returns from 2016’s Neuroscience of Zombies for another Halloween Science in the City! Doors open at 6:40 p.m. Event starts at 7 p.m. Cost $5 for general public, free for our Members.

Meet A Scientist – September 23, 2017

Here’s what’s happening this Saturday:

Meet A Scientist is replaced this week by Curiosity Days: Wellbody. Hope you can make it.

Communicating Climate Change: Strategies

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Understand the science behind climate change, but aren’t sure how to talk about it? Join this hands-on workshop to learn some of the common traps behind communicating climate change, pitfalls to avoid, and strategies for talking about community-level solutions. Be prepared to role-play with your fellow participants, make some hilarious posters, and practice what you’ve learned. This is a two part workshop series about communicating climate change; join us for one or both. Space is limited. Doors open at 6:40 p.m. Event starts at 7 p.m. Cost $5 for general public, free for our Members.

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