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Scientist Saturday: Local and Global Malacology

Saturday, September 15, 2018

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Discover current research and meet real scientists at Scientist Saturdays. See hands-on demonstrations of scientists’ exciting research and ask all the questions you want from 1 to 4 p.m.

The program welcomes guests of all ages to interact with the scientists, who are happy to converse with you about their current research. Come back for new guests each month. Free with general admission. No registration required.

September 15: Local and Global Malacology

Meet graduate students Nate Shoobs, Gizelle Batalomaque, Heather Kostick, Lincoln Rehm and Michelle Gannon, who study shells. See interactive bivalve and gastropod exhibits of shells collected world-wide. Learn how microscopic parts of mollusks are being used in genetic and environmental research right here at the Academy. Play an interactive matching game where you will learn about shells you can find during your New Jersey or Pocono vacations. How many local species have you found?

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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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