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Giant Tortoises, Backyard Turtles: Racing Extinction with a National Geographic Explorer

Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Teen Science Cafe

A “target=”_blank”>special BioBlitz opportunity for Junior Academy of Science members and teens throughout the region.

Featured Speaker: Stephen Blake, Ph.D., Washington University; Saint Louis Zoo; National Geographic Explorer

Learn about animals on the move in this hands-on Science Café just for Teens. Biologist and National Geographic Explorer, Stephen Blake, tells the story of Movement Ecology (a new field of study that is on the move). You’ll hear about his adventures in animal tracking, from Galapagos tortoise migrations to box turtles in St. Louis. And join Stephen as he leads you in activities that show you the causes and consequences of the foraging, dispersal, and migration behaviors of animals.

Photo credit: National Geographic: Christian Ziegler

FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members and middle and high school students. Registration required.

For more information, or to register, “target=”_blank”>CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

Tower Grove Park
Old Playground Picnic Pavilion
Map will be provided in your confirmation email.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Refreshments
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Teen Science Cafe

NOTE: Bring lawn chair/s blanket/s. Flashlight.


Friday, September 27, 2013
5:30 PM-7:30 PM
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