august, 2019

10aug1:00 pm4:00 pmMeet A Scientist - August 10, 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, August 10, 2019, 1-4 p.m.
 
In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:

Dr. Cimarron Wortham
NorthWest Research Associates
“The Global Ocean Circulation”
Do you want to explore the ocean? The ocean is in constant motion, as water currents traverse the globe connecting the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans. These currents impact life in the ocean and Earth’s climate. This board game will show how the Earth’s oceans are all connected!

Dr. Eva Ma
University of Washington Tacoma, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Division of Science and Mathematics
“Gene Hacking: Changing DNA with CRISPR”
How can changes in DNA help scientists study how cells work? What is gene editing and how is it done? Come help us “fix” a gene and learn about the gene-editing technology CRISPR that is revolutionizing biology.

Rae Eaton
University of Washington, Department of Chemistry
“Machines to Find the Invisible”
Finding Waldo in the pages of a book is easy, but what if you had to spot Waldo in his book on Earth from a satellite orbiting in space? Help build a machine that can “see” and sort different objects, and learn how scientists use machines like this to find molecules in our bodies that are much, much smaller than what our eyes can see.

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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