Teen Tuesday: Earth Optimism with Invertebrate Zoologist Chris Meyer
Teen Tuesday: Earth Optimism with Invertebrate Zoologist Chris Meyer
WhenTuesday, May 26, 2020, 3 – 3:30 PM
CategoriesWebcasts & Online
SponsorNatural History Museum
Event LocationOnline; Internet connection required
CostFree. Registration is requested, but not required
Details

Join us for a conversation with invertebrate zoologist Chris Meyer as we discuss how cutting edge environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques allow scientists to learn more than ever before about our planet’s biodiversity. eDNA analysis can reveal what species are present in a habitat using traces of DNA found in water or soil! Chris will discuss how he is using this technology in his research and why he is optimistic eDNA analysis and citizen science are helping us better understand and protect species. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with our expert during this interactive program. 
 

How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/97863762769

 

Registration

Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs.

 

About Teen Earth Optimism:

Connect with experts from a variety of scientific fields and community organizations who bring different perspectives to the climate conversation in this video webinar series designed for teens. The experts will share their perspectives about how their work is making a difference and will answer questions.

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