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Women/Girls In Science Celebration at the Florida Museum

  • When: Saturday, February 15, 2020, 10:00 am -  3:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free, open to everyone

Celebrate 'International Women and Girls in Science Day' with hands-on activities and experiments during this FREE program open to everyone!

In 2015, the United Nations selected Feb. 11 as 'International Women and Girls in Science Day' in order to further achieve gender equality and encourage more female participation in science.

Activities:
- See LIVE bees and turtles
- Explore the world of pottery mending
- Learn about animal training
- Meet local scientists
- Hear from Jenny Tung, associate professor of biology

Girls Do Science: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet local scientists and participate in cool experiments!

Guest Speaker Presentation: 2-3 p.m.
Jenny Tung is an evolutionary anthropologist and geneticist at Duke University who is investigating the connection between social experiences and health. Join us for her presentation on “The Social Lives of Genomes: Lessons from our Primate Cousins.”

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