Michigan State University

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New Summer Science Programs

Join us for three new virtual science programs using real specimens and Science on a Sphere!

Science On a Sphere was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the system uses datasets from NOAA, NASA, universities, science centers and other organizations to explain complex processes along with maps of real-time data visualized onto a globe.

World Sea Turtle DayVirtual World Sea Turtle Day
Wednesday, June 16 at Noon
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June 16th is World Sea Turtle Day! Join MSU Museum Education Assistant Nick VanAcker in exploring sea turtles using Science on a Sphere. Learn about what makes a turtle a turtle and witness sea turtle migrations – plus, see real turtle specimens!

Shark Awareness DayVirtual Shark Awareness Day
Wednesday, July 14 at Noon
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July 14th is Shark Awareness Day! Join MSU Museum Education Assistant Nick VanAcker in discussing sharks using Science on a Sphere. Learn about shark migrations in the ocean – plus, see real shark specimens!

World Mosquito DayVirtual Mosquito Day
Wednesday, August 18 at Noon
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August 20th is World Mosquito Day! Join MSU Museum Education Assistant Nick VanAcker in exploring these backyard biters using Science on a Sphere. Learn about the mosquito lifecycle, mosquito-borne diseases, and how climate change is affecting mosquitos both in Michigan and around the world!