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Scientist Saturday: Cloud Forests of Costa Rica
Start Date: 4/20/2019Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 4/20/2019End Time: 4:00 PM

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Discover current research and meet real scientists at Scientist Saturdays. See hands-on demonstrations of scientists’ exciting research and ask all the questions you want from 1 to 4 p.m.

The program welcomes guests of all ages to interact with the scientists, who are happy to converse with you about their current research. Come back for new guests each month. Free with general admission. No registration required.

April 20: Cloud Forests of Costa Rica
Katie Fiocca

This month, meet biology graduate student Katie Fiocca, who studies social insects from the cloud forest in Costa Rica. Fiocca has traveled to Central America to study the nutrition and communication of social insects and has worked with ants, wasps and even birds who make their home in the tropics. See photos of Costa Rican flora and fauna, and learn what it is like to work in the field. Bonus: take a coloring page home of your new favorite animal!

scientist saturday
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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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