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Meet a Scientist: Parasites!
October 27, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Designed with after-school groups in mind, the Meet a Scientist series co-hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School and Prime Time Palm Beach County , is a highly informative 30-minute peek inside of some of the most fascinating fields and careers in science today. Geared for K-5 learners, yet open to all ages, this series lets the students ask inquisitive questions of the scientist. Connect your group with us through livestream on Zoom or YouTube.
Explore these tiny and often over-looked critters- parasites! Hear from Dr. Durkin as she explains what a parasite is, some common examples including those studied in her research, as well as the ecology and evolution of parasitic relationships.
Speaker: Dr. Emily Durkin, Assistant Professor, University of Tampa