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Microscope Makers: Explore the micro-universe around you!

January 27, 2018

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Contact

Baltimore UnderGround Science Space (BUGSS)
101 North Haven Street suite 105
Baltimore, MD 21224
Directions
Phone:
410-599-2298

Overview

Want to learn how to build and use a low cost microscope? While you are at it - learn the history of "frugal science", explore different applications for low-cost easy to use microscopes, and discover hands-on in the lab with different samples (bacteria, yeast, algae, fungus etc). Sign up now as spots are limited! 11 years and up! Great for families to learn together or friends so you can continue to explore outside the lab! Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microscope-makers-explore-the-micro-universe-around-you-with-dr-kate-gillespie-tickets-41532552984 DESCRIPTION Microscope Makers: Explore the micro-universe around you! with Dr. Kate Gillespie Join microbiologist Dr. Kate Gillespie in our community lab for a workshop introducing Foldscopes! She will instruct on how to build these affordable microscopes, how to use them, and best of all demonstrate different ways you can use them to explore and learn from the universe around you! Great introductory mini workshop to get busy in the lab working with bacteria and how we can use them for research. Anyone middle-school-aged to adult will enjoy this short hands-on session! Bio of your instructor: Dr Kathleen Gillespie has been a research microbiologist in industry from the Bio- pharmaceutical to Bio-defense. She recently received her doctoral degree in Marine Biotechnology and is now a visiting professor in Molecular Biotechnology at Stockton University

Event Details

Event Category General Information Neighborhood

  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Events
  • Admission: $35-$75 depending on membership of our non-profit lab
  • Family-friendly
  • Canton

Amenities

Event Category
  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Events
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General Information
  • Admission: $35-$75 depending on membership of our non-profit lab
  • Family-friendly
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Neighborhood
  • Canton
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