- This event is suitable for Grades 4-8, Grades 9-12, Adults.
- Approx. 30 minutes ea.
- May 25, 2013
- 11:00 AM
- Balcony Level, E-Suite
- Included with Museum Entry
Hourly from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a scientist? Challenge your curiosity, experience fun activities and interact with real scientists during these Jr. Science Cafés!
Ages 10 and up, parents and chaperones welcome. Sessions last about 30 minutes. These events are included in Museum Entry.
11 a.m.: Fish for Science!
Observe live zebra fish embryos and discover why this species is used for scientific research.
• Crystal Love, Graduate Student of Developmental Biology, University of Chicago
Noon: Helping Paws!
Find out how service dogs change lives.
• Amy Pawlik, Head Trainer, MidAmerica Service Dogs’ Foundation
1 p.m.: De-extinction!
Can we bring extinct species back to life?
• Darcy Ross, Graduate Student of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago
2 p.m.: Future Veterinarian!
Learn the basics of veterinary medicine from a pro and her canine colleague.
• Dr. Alexis Newman, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & President of Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Partners and Paws Veterinary Services
3 p.m.: Animal Adaptions!
Explore the anatomy and evolution of companion animals and livestock.
• Stacy Whitton, Veterinary Student Outreach Program, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
- Happening Now
A stunning look inside the animal kingdom from the creators of BODY WORLDS.
Take a thrilling underwater journey to explore the beauty and mysteries of coral reefs.
- Coming Soon
See 80 rarely displayed artifacts in an exhibit commemorating the Museum's 80th anniversary.
Join us as we turn 80 with entertainment, a new exhibit, and a unique "cake"!