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Saturday, April 29 • 14:00 - 14:50
Science as Leisure - Citizen Science, Science Pubs and Science in Other Leisure Venues

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People who are working in citizen science, science pubs, or programming at leisure science venues like aquariums, museums, parks or zoo talk about how they got started and how you can help.

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avatar for Mary Fitzpatrick

Mary Fitzpatrick

Graduate Student, Miami University
Grad student in Project Dragonfly thought Miami University and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. My focus is improving science literacy and engagement for adults through programming at leisure learning venues. I've been a volunteer at CZBG since I was a teen, and now work... Read More →
avatar for David Erik Nelson

David Erik Nelson

Award-winning science-fiction author and essayist. Author of the DIY books SNIP, BURN, SOLDER, SHRED: SERIOUSLY GEEKY STUFF TO MAKE WITH YOUR KIDS and JUNKYARD JAM BAND. His stories and novellas regularly appear in Asimov’s, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and els... Read More →
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Heidi Trudell

Regional Coordinator, Washtenaw Safe Passage
Dead-bird picking-upping (for Science!) since 2003: research has included window collisions, wind farms, cars, cats, and over 130 species of birds across three states. Founder of Dead Birds (...for Science!) and The Auk-ward (Facebook groups).