Tag: Life Sciences

Events

Amphibian Decline and the Importance of Habitat Restoration

Learn about amphibian declines and what the expectations are for amphibians in our future. Mark Mandica, Founder and Executive Director of the Amphibian Foundation will share the organization's history, mission and conservation efforts especially with endangered amphibian species in the Southeast. More…

ANATOMY OF YOGA : Shoulder Anatomy

ANATOMY OF YOGA : Shoulder Anatomy – Tuesday, September 21 Tuesdays, September 14 - December 14 (no class Oct 12 and Nov 23; 12 weeks) 9:30am-11:00am Ages 11+ We study the complex movement of shoulder joints, as well as how muscles contract during poses involving shoulders. Students are introduced…

ANATOMY OF YOGA: Movement and Muscles

ANATOMY OF YOGA: Movement and Muscles – Tuesday, September 14 Tuesdays, September 14 - December 14 (no class Oct 12 and Nov 23; 12 weeks) 9:30am-11:00am Ages 11+ Students review planes of movement and direction, functions of the muscular system and explore the muscles of the neck through several…

Online Girl Scout Workshop: DNA Science (All Girl Scouts)

Girls Scouts review what DNA is and where it is in our body, learn how scientists study DNA in a lab, and extract DNA from strawberries at home. Girl Scouts receive a Life Science Fun Patch (fun patch and mailing cost included in registration).

Going Viral: Viruses and the Meaning We Make of Them

Viruses have baffled humans for far longer than we have known of their existence. Not seen under a microscope until the 1930s, they have long been understood primarily through their deadly disease effects. Although diseases often act on different bodies in similar ways, however, explanations for them…

Going Viral: Viruses and the Meaning We Make of Them

Viruses have baffled humans for far longer than we have known of their existence. Not seen under a microscope until the 1930s, they have long been understood primarily through their deadly disease effects. Although diseases often act on different bodies in similar ways, however, explanations for them…

Online Girl Scouts: Science of Happiness

Cadettes learn the biology of happiness as they explore the brain and chemicals in our nervous system that affect our moods, and investigate how happiness can be spread to others. Cadettes complete requirements for their Science of Happiness Badge. Badge is not included with registration fee.
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Body Systems in Space

Students will research body systems, functions and the effects on zero gravity on Mars. Students will use Design Thinking to create a prototype of a product that would help an astronaut living in zero gravity.

Trace Your Roots: African American Genealogy

Genealogy interest has exploded with the ease and availability of online research. Overcome the challenges of tracing African American genealogy by learning how to use the tools available through free library genealogy databases—including the Library Edition of Ancestry.com.

Master Herpetologist Program - Online!

Structured course dates: 05/27-09/02 Online course: Currently available This intensive course provides an introduction to herpetology and equips participants with amphibian and reptile identification skills and general knowledge of frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards and snakes — their life…