Meet A Scientist: April

APR 13 | 1-4PM

Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Meet a Scientist exclusively features professionals who are OMSI Science Communication Fellows.


April 13 Topics

  • Join Ben and learn about how different factors in the environment may impact the risk of tick borne illnesses to humans.
  • Speak with Uchenna as you try to discover how cells decide if they will become a heart or another part of the body.
  • Explore additive and subtractive color with Karen, how the eyes see color, and color recipes. What colors are mixed to make various shades of green or red?  What color is made when we mix red and green light? The answer may surprise you.
  • Join Brian and explore how clams develop ways of protecting themselves.  


**No Meet a Scientist on April 27th**