Meet A Scientist: September

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SEPT 14 & 28 | 1-4PM

Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on most second and fourth Saturdays of each 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.


September 14 Topics



September 28 Topics

  • Explore how climate, weather, and fuels generate the wildfire cycle. Play with the climate and lightning roulettes and Andres' demo to make your own (imaginary) wildfire.
  • Meet George K. and learn how viruses evolve to infect more cells.
  • Immerse yourself in a lab experience with Taylor to learn about harmful algae in the water.
  • Learn the fascinating and unique structure of the inner ear with George B. and discover how it tells different sounds apart.
  • Explore the depths of the ocean as you discover new species of squid with Annie.