Got science on the brain? Ready to get amped up for the March for Science - Seattle on April 14th?
Several scientific organizations are hosting three fascinating and informative events this week leading up to the march on Saturday, all in the general vicinity of the University of Washington.
Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 to 8:30 - Cascadia Climate Action and Climate Science on Tap will host a presentation and discussion, Is the Marine Life Web Hanging by a Thread? Three scientists will explore will examine how the food web of Puget Sound and the wider Salish Sea will be altered by a changing climate, from microscopic plankton to massive orcas and everything in-between. Lagunitas Seattle TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary. People and dog-friendly; all ages are invited to attend.
Thursday, April 12, 6:30 to 8:30 - Challenge your brain cells to Science Trivia Night, hosted by Seattle 500 Women Scientists. Prizes will be awarded; teams limited to eight people. Both members and non-members, and dogs, invited to attend. Proceeds from the event will benefit Ciencia Puerto Rico. Suggested donation: $5.00.
Friday, April 13, 7:30 to 9:30 - Grey Matters Journal is hosting An Evening with Neuroscience—a celebration of that remarkable brain in your head. This event is an opportunity for the public to engage directly with brain researchers. We invite neuroscientists, psychologists, and clinicians to discuss up-and-coming research, dispel myths, answer your questions, and share a few brainy laughs with the public. Everyone is invited to participate. University of Washington - Kane Hall 130.
With plenty of science in your brain (and beer in your belly) after attending these great science events, you will be ready to march with us on Saturday and raise your voices loudly for science! Bring your family, your friends, your dog to march with you. The pre-march rally begins at 10 am in Cal Anderson Park, followed by the two-mile march to the Seattle Center. Live music will be provided along the way. Please visit marchforscienceseattle.org for speakers, sponsors, food drive, and accessibility info.
Learn more and RSVP @ marchforscienceseattle.com. Art by Doublecompile CC BY 5A 3.0.