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Masters of the Deep: The Fascinating World of Cephalopods

Masters of the Deep: The Fascinating World of Cephalopods In-Person / Online

For adults and families.

Registration is required.

Join us either in person or online for a session on "Masters of the Deep: The Fascinating World of Cephalopods." Dr. Abby Pratt will be connecting with us via Skype to delve into the intriguing realm of squids and octopuses, focusing on deep-sea species and the research methods used by scientists in the deep sea. Dr. Pratt, who recently obtained her Ph.D. in Zoology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, will be leading the discussion.

Dr. Pratt has spent years studying the behavior, physiology, and ecology of these enigmatic creatures, uncovering secrets hidden in the darkest depths of the ocean. In her talk, Dr. Pratt will share captivating insights into the lives of cephalopods, from their incredible camouflage abilities to their complex nervous systems and intelligence.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in a lively discussion about the challenges and triumphs of deep-sea research. Whether you're a marine biology enthusiast or simply curious about the wonders of the ocean, this event promises to be both educational and inspiring.

Don't miss this unique chance to dive into the world of cephalopods and explore the cutting-edge science that brings the mysteries of the deep sea to light. Mark your calendars and prepare to be amazed by the "Masters of the Deep."

This presentation is made possible through Skype a Scientist, an organization "that has a database of thousands of scientists and helps them connect with classrooms, families, libraries, scout troops, and more all over the globe! They give students the opportunity to get to know a real scientist and get the answers to their questions straight from the source." Please visit skypeascientist.com for more information.  

Saturday, July 20, 2024
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Meeting Room A&B
  Adults     Children     Teens  
  Education     STEAM  

Registration is required. There are 49 in-person seats available. There are 99 online seats available.