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Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando Science Center Hosts A Bimonthly Series for the Community's Curious at the East End Market

Dr. Will Crampton, an associate professor of vertebrate zoology at the University of Central Florida, will speak about the biodiversity and ecology of the gymnotiform electric knife fishes of South and Central America and their amazing ability to communicate and locate objects in the dark!

Joshua Solomon, a PhD student at UCF in the Coastal and Estuarine Research Lab, will reveal the effects of sea level rise and sedimentation on the population dynamics of the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica).

Beginning at 7:30 p.m., enjoy oyster tasting and cooking demonstration for $20 per person. Experience oysters from the Pacific Northwest, Atlantic and Gulf. Wild Ocean Seafood’s fishmonger Cinthia Sandoval will teach you how to make your own cocktail sauce as well as recipes for those slimy specialties including raw and slightly steamed varieties and oyster stew.

Register for the lecture and/or tasting at www.eastendmkt.com/events-classes. Space is limited for the tasting.

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Month of April

April is all about the Science of Small. Throughout the month, we will explore the fascinating field of Nanotechnology. Meet real nano scientists, enjoy hands-on activities and don’t forget to visit our traveling exhibition, Zoom into Nano!

April, 5 & 6

Nano Days! Join scientists from Florida Polytechnic University, UCF and Stetson for a big celebration of all things nano.

April, 26

American Chemical Society students and faculty will be at the science center with demos and displays.


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September 7, 2013 - May 3, 2014
First Saturday of every month, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Safely gaze upon the closest star to our home planet - the Sun. Our astronomers take aim at the sun to reveal the secrets hidden behind its glare. Take a peek at the Sun’s surface to see what kind of day the sun is having. Sometimes the surface is placid and serene but more often than not, it is boiling with sunspots and solar flares.

Please check the Science Live! Calendar for scheduled dates.

Crosby Observatory is included in Orlando Science Center Admission.


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