Scientists in Action

Connecting Students with Scientists (Grades 4- 12)

Want to take your students on an amazing field trip? Scientists in Action connects students directly with scientists during a live, interactive broadcast from field sites or research labs. During these free, 45 minute Q&A sessions, scientists demonstrate research techniques, share new discoveries, demystify the scientific process, and open a window into science careers.

SCIENTIST VIDEO ARCHIVE: Watch these videos about our featured scientists to learn more about their work and inspire questions from your students. View archived video content by clicking here


2017-2018 Schedule

  • Eight-Legged Mysteries

    April 19, 2018

    Go behind the scenes with Dr. Paula Cushing, curator of invertebrate zoology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, as she introduces you to arachnids, a class of eight-legged animals that includes spiders and scorpions. Dr. Cushing will share her discoveries about camel spiders, a mysterious group of spider-relatives studied only by a handful of scientists in the world.

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  • Scientists in Action: To Be Announced

    May 2018

    Scientists in Action: To Be Announced

    More Information Coming in late March!

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