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Ask the Scientists

ask the scientists

ask the scientists 

Join Academy scientists and educators for a brand new virtual program where kids lead the conversation! Ask the Scientists! features a series of events about the world we are living in now. Each Zoom session lasts about 30 minutes. Free with registration.

Water Heroes
Tuesday, September 22, 3 p.m.

Join Academy scientists and educators for a live virtual program where kids lead the conversation! Featuring Academy scientists, “Water Heroes” will focus on ways that we can all pitch in to save the world’s most precious resource and protect the creatures that depend on it. This program will last about 30 minutes. While kids of all ages are welcome, adult assistance is recommended to enable kids to ask questions.

 

Microplastic Madness
Thursday, September 24, 3 p.m.

Join the directors of the award-winning kids’ documentary Microplastic Madness along with Academy scientists to sort through the invisible pollution contaminating our water. This virtual, 30-minute program will open the floor for kids to ask the questions. While kids of all ages are welcome, adult assistance is recommended to enable kids to ask questions.

Featuring: Beth Watson, PhD – Wetland Section Leader, Patrick Center for Environmental Research and Associate Professor of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Sciences at Drexel University and Marie Kurz, PhD- Environmental Geochemist, Patrick Center for Environmental Research.