Meet A Scientist: September

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SEPT 8 & 22 | 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 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 8 Topics



September 22 Topics

  • Explore coastal seagrass ecosystems and its associated microbes with Winni.
  • Talk to Aisha and learn how we can use renewable resources to meet Oregon’s electricity needs. Help get the power to the people!
  • Learn about the genome and the differences between plants with Christina
  • Meet George and explore the amazing world of fungiphytes and the medicinal secrets they hold.
  • Learn about coral reefs by building your own alongside Katie, and see if they can survive the rising ocean temperatures!
  • Explore the water we use to grow our food with Amber.