9:30 - 10:30: Meet a Biologist with Dr. Ranjan Muthukrishnan! : Look out below! The search for aquatic invasive species:
9:30 – 10:30: Meet a Biologist with Dr. Ranjan Muthukrishnan! : Look out below! The search for aquatic invasive species: Come learn how IU researchers identify and search for native and invasive aquatic plants in Indiana lakes. Try your hand at identifying plants or don a mask and fins and run your own simulated transect.
11:00 – 12:00: Meet a Biologist with Dr. Jen Lau! : Learn about superhero bacteria that turn air into fertilizer or about biodiversity and how it benefits us all. Then, complete a biodiversity challenge to spin the wheel to win your own biodiversity booster!
1:00 – 2:00: Meet a Biologist with Dr. Spencer Hall!: A whole three dimensional world teems with life under the surface of lakes. At this station, learn how we can explore the depths, using varying instruments and traps, to unlock the stories about how the natural world works now and in the changing future, from the plankton’s point of view.