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Darwin Day 2017

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  • Commons Learning Center, The University of Texas, JJ Pickle Research Campus

    10100 Burnet Road, Austin , TX (map)

    30.384514 -97.723846

  • Join us for our 10th annual Darwin Day celebration

    Enlightening Speakers  

    1 PM "Evolution of Power In Primates" by Prof. Rebecca Lewis   

    2 PM Darwin & General Science Adult Trivia Contest - winners will be selected naturally

    3 PM "Sexual Selection, Sensory Exploitation, And Life In Pornotopia" by Prof. Mike Ryan 

    Kids Presentations  

    Ø  "How Animal Teeth Reveal What They Eat" by Stephanie Martin, Biologist   

    Ø  "Leapin' Lemurs" by Prof. Rebecca Lewis  

    Ø  "Ants" by Alex Wild, UT Curator of Entomology

    Ø  "Darwin Goes To The Movies: A Closer Look At James Cameron's Avatar" by Clare Wuellner

    Interactive Activities For "Kids" of All Ages

    Ø  Fossil Excavation Site   

    Ø  Walk Like A Dinosaur   

    Ø  UT Vertebrate Paleontology Exhibit  

    Ø  Living Large Under The Microscope  

    Ø  Fun Physics Phenomena 

    Ø  Build-A-Dino Craft Workshop

    Ø  CaveMaster: A Paleolithic RPG

    Ø  Art of Evolution Coloring Table 

    Ø  Dino Lab & Sifting For Evidence 

    Ø  Dino Or Not Dino?   

    Ø  Darwin Photo-op   

    Ø  Face Painting by Nature 

    Birthday Cake! Door Prizes!

    Teacher workshop for credit 11 am to 1 pm - sign up here:   http://tmm.utexas.edu/education/workshops/index.html

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