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
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.
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University of Washington, Department of Biology
“Mammal Molar Mix & Match”
Fossil animals are fascinating! But, how do we determine specific details about their behavior? In this activity, we’ll explore one portion of fossil mammal behavior—eating and diets!
Seattle Children’s Hospital
“Grab Them Cells!”
A fun game of modifying cells to catch more than your opponent! Make changes to your T-Cell to grab the cancer!
Dr. Emily Hemann
University of Washington, Department of Immunology
“How do “Killer” T Cells Stop Infection and Protect Us After Vaccination?”
Have you ever wondered how our immune systems help us get better after we’re sick or how vaccines protect us from illness? Race against time to help immune “killer” T cells stop infection and learn how vaccination can help keep you from getting sick!
Dr. Julieta Martinelli
University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
“Completing the Puzzle: Animals in Alaska”
Learn what a day in the life of a wildlife ecologist is like, and how they use new technologies like powerful cameras to understand where the wildest of animals are found now and where they may move to as habitats change.
“Underwater Seattle and its Oysters”
Come play and learn why oysters are important to underwater Seattle and how many kinds there are!
“Getting Less Salty”
Getting certain things out of our water can be easy, but some materials can be really challenging! Come learn about new ways we can use electricity and new materials to clean up our water.
(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm