Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Citizen Science Symposium agenda

Agenda for Citizen Science Symposium, March 20-21, 2009:

The Science behind Citizen Science
9am: ‘Expeditions’ on the half hour
9:30am: ‘Botanical Sketching’ demonstration with Suzanne Prach from the Crawford Art Studio
11am: ‘Understanding Science’ seminar with Sherri Potter from COPUS
Noon: Science Café with Dr. Akers Pence from UF’s Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network
Optional: Science of Food lunch: $5/person
1pm: A Sense of Wonder Film: A portrayal of Rachel Carson

Community Connection
9am: ‘Expeditions’ on the half hour
11am: ‘Bacon and Eggs: Roger and Sir Frances Bacon and the beginnings of Science’ with
Dr. Diane Alvarez. from Beautyberry Books
Noon: Science Café with panel of scientists
Optional: Science of Food lunch: $5/person
1:30pm: Award announcements

Ongoing throughout the day:
Citizen Science displays
Student poster contest display
Photo contest slideshow
Botanical sketch display
Nature Book Nook- books for sale
Fossil Museums and dig open
Native Peoples Village self-guided tours

FREE with pre-registration.
If not pre-registered, admission is $5 on the day of the event


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