North Carolina Botanical Garden
Course

LUNCHBOX Talk: Insect Adaptations to Life Underwater

with Christine Goforth, Head of Citizen Science, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Date: Thursday, November 29

Time: 12-1 p.m.

Fee: Free, preregistration required.

 

Insects display an amazing variety of adaptations to life in aquatic systems. Learn about how insects have adapted their bodies to meet their survival needs in freshwater systems, including how insects breathe and move underwater, avoid being swept away, and deal with drought.

 


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Registration open through 11/29/2018 12:00 PM EST


About the Speaker

Chris Goforth is the Head of Citizen Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and works to get the general public involved in scientific research.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in entomology and when she isn’t teaching people about citizen science, she can often be found poking around streams looking for aquatic insects or studying dragonflies at ponds.



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Location

Reeves Auditorium


100 Old Mason Farm Road
Education Center, Building A
Chapel Hill, NC 27517