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.
June 9 Topics
- Join Nick and learn about soft robotics and how they solve problems.
- Explore the water we use to grow our food with Amber.
- What makes two shapes mathematically different? Practice being a mathematician with Branwen and learn about a weird world where a circle might be the same as a square.
- Explore the psychology and ethics of conservation decision-making with Chelsea.
- Meet Allison and come play with robots to see how movement can tell stories!
June 23 Topics
- Sample a reservoir with Chrissy.
- Emplore coastal seagrass ecosystems and its associated microbes with Winni.
- Meet Hannah and learn about ground water pollution and the microbes that eat it.
- Join Val to explore why corals look so colorful or feed a sea anemone.