Who: Marcela Karey Tello-Ruiz, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

What: Ever wondered what inspired Sci-Fi super-heroes Groot and Poison Ivy? Well, it was real plants! Students and educators looking to be amazed by the impressive abilities of plants to adapt and survive in harsh environments are most welcome to join us on this adventure to learn about plant adaptations. This session is designed for children ages 7-8.

Day: Wednesday, 17th May and Thursday 18th May 2017

When: Wednesday:: 6pm Local Time EDT (22.00 – 23.00 UTC)

Thursday: 1pm Local Time EDT (17.00 – 18.00 UTC)

Duration: 60 minutes

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