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Darwin Day Austin 2020

Date:
February 8
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ACC Eastview Campus Building 8000 (3101 Webberville Rd)
3101 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78749 United States

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Organized by:
Center for Inquiry – Austin

Description:

Our annual extravaganza of science celebrating one of the great scientists: Charles R. Darwin.

We will have 3 speakers giving talks in the main lecture area. All of them are scientists from UT Austin:

  • Andrea Gore will talk about epigenetics
  • Sean Gulick will talk about what happened the day an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago
  • Melissa Kemp will talk about biodiversity and climate change

There will be several tables of activities and demonstrations for kids and adults:

UT Paleo labs with skeletons and fossils

NSBE (Nat. Soc. Of Black Engineers)

STEM Scouts

Insects Alive!

Bat Refuge

Reptile Table

STEMed Labs

Children’s Research Lab from UT Austin

Arts&Crafts table (Build-a-Dino, coloring pages, etc.)

Fossil Dig

Larger Than Life: microscopes table

Face painting

… and more

 

Plus birthday cake