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Tales of the Unheard and Unseen: From the Vibrational Songs of Insects to the Bizarre Mating Rituals of Arachnids

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM


St. Louis County Library Cliff Cave Branch, 5430 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, MO 63129 United States + Google Map

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Register Below!

Featured Speaker: Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, and Director, FowlerFinn Lab, Evolutionary Ecology of Arthropods, Saint Louis University
Photo Credit: Olivia Leclair

Photo Credit: Olivia Leclair

Dive into the depths of the undergrowth, where insects literally buzz with excitement and arachnids perform wild mating dances. Learn through stories of scientific discovery how these creatures converse with vibrations and touch. Through interactive, hands-on activities with the Fowler-Finn Lab, get up close and personal with the creatures that teach us so much about our world!

Photo Credit: Olivia Leclair

Photo Credit: Olivia Leclair

Tales of the Unheard and Unseen is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership between The Academy of Science – St. Louis, St. Louis County Libraries, the Photosynthetic Research Antenna Center (PARC), and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (under a St. Louis project grant). Science in St. Louis is based upon work supported as part of the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Award Number DE-SC0001035. We also would like to thank the National Science Foundation for support awarded to Kaitlyn Faries through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program under Award Number DGE-1143954.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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St. Louis County Library – Cliff Cave Branch
5430 Telegraph Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63129 United States
+ Google Map