july, 2019

13jul1:00 pm4:00 pmMeet A Scientist - July 13, 20191:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet A Scientist

Event Details

Discover current research from leading local organizations and the scientists themselves at Meet a Scientist. Meet a Scientist features local scientists who share their work with you through hands-on activities and conversation.

Cost: Free for members / Included with admission

Recommended Ages: All ages

Members receive program and event discounts and free admission. Become a PacSci Member

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 1-4 p.m. In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:

Dr. Cecilia Noecker
University of Washington, Department of Genome Sciences
“There’s a Factory in Your Intestines!”
What’s happening in your gut? Investigate what colorful creatures can be found inside of an intestine and what they’re making out of your food.

Gabi Reggiano
University of Washington, Department of Biochemistry
“Fun with Function”
Have fun learning about the relationship between structure and function by discussing existing tools and building new ones.

Jared Canright
University of Washington, Department of Physics
“Learning Physics with VR”
Explore the ways we learn about our world by experiment and inquiry in a simple exercise with magnets. Then, try to do the same in a virtual world using a virtual reality system, and see if what you learn there applies back to the real world!

Nihit Pokhrel
University of Washington, Department of Chemistry
“Walls Inside the Body!”
The human body is made up of more than 37 trillion cells. All these cells work together to help the body function. Come learn how these cells maintain their shape, structure and functionality.

Ray Sanchez
University of Washington, Department of Biology
“How Do Our Bodies Know It’s Bedtime?”
Deep inside our brains, there’s a clock that times when we wake up and when we fall asleep. Come play a game to explore how different activities we do throughout the day influence how well our clock keeps time, and how this affects our sleep!

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery at Pacific Science Center

200 Second Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109

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