september, 2019

14sep1:00 pm4:00 pmMeet A Scientist - September 14, 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, September 14, 2019, 1-4 p.m.

In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:

Cecilia Johnson
University of Washington, Department of Chemistry

Dr. Cim 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!

David Ung
University of Washington, Department of Chemistry
“Capturing the Sun: Storing Solar Energy in Bubbles”
Have fun learning about energy storage by playing with solar powered cars and splitting water.

Liz Crummy
University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Center for Integrative Brain Research
“What Behaviors Can Animals Show Us?”
Have fun by playing a decision game, playing around with cue lights, and lever pressing for candy.

Kali Esancy
University of Washington, Department of Biological Structure
“Super Skin Senses and Somatosensory Neurons”
Learn how different kinds of sensory neurons detect distinct feelings in your skin. Then build circuits with neurons to learn how these circuits interact and transmit information to your brain!


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


Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery at Pacific Science Center

200 Second Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109