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Science Movie Night
Nature of Things Lecture: Dr. June Round, microbiologist at the University of Utah, explores the microscopic creatures that inhabit our bodies, how they influence our development, and how these organisms can treat various ailments and diseases. Free lecture open to the public.
Nature of Things Lecture: Randy Olson, a scientist-turned-filmmaker, believes scientists descended from humans and still possess vestiges of storytelling skills that can make their communications more effective. Join Olson for an exploration the crucial role of storytelling in the mass communication of science.
Turtle: The Incredible Journey tells the story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. From a beach in Florida she rides the Gulf Stream to the frozen north, swimming around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and then back to the beach where she was born. Just one in a thousand turtles will make it safely home.
Following the film, staff from The Living Planet Aquarium will join us to share the story of their rescued green sea turtle and answer your turtle questions.