Super Scientist Saturday: Tardigrades


Free with admission map


On certain Saturdays, real life scientists join our educators in The Lab to show off their most recent work. 

This week: What is a tardigrade?

Join UNC chemist Candice Crilly in The Lab and find out! She’ll share her research on these amazing animals that thrive in our most extreme environments. Learn why this organism is so unique and what they can teach us!

The Lab is located on the second floor and is open from 10am–noon and 1–4pm.



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