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Teen SciCafe

February 1, 2017

Students listening to lecture by Scientist

Do you want to learn about what research scientists are doing out in the field? Join us for interactive discussions with scientists from across the country to learn about their research and how it relates to the world we live in!


Peruvian shore bug-genitalia close up

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - When Insects Get Intimate

Wednesday, 2/1/17
*Free event & refreshments*
Speaker: Marlene Zuk - Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty, Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota 

Inspiring fear and fascination alike in humans, insects are capable of incredibly complex behavior. They display traits like personality, language, and childcare that operate on completely different pathways from our own. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, behavioral ecologist Marlene Zuk examines the bedroom lives of bugs, showing how six-legged sex lives can be just as interesting as our own. 

Date: Wednesday, February 1st
Time: 4:30-6pm - Doors open at 4pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Entry: TBD - Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event
*Free admission & refreshments*

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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

Special thanks to MicroCulture developers PETLab at Parsons and Jane Mcdonough.