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Scientist Saturday: Seashells of New Jersey and Delaware

Saturday, July 20, 2019

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Meet graduate students Heather Kostick and Michelle Gannon, who study mollusks such as clams and snails.

Although both scientists focus on specimens from other countries, they love coming home to observe local species in New Jersey and Delaware. Play an interactive matching game to learn how to identify the mollusks you can find on your beach vacation this summer. See living examples of these organisms. How many species do you recognize from your walks along the beach?

About Scientist Saturday

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.

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Location

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

Audience

  • Everyone