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From the bones in our bodies to expansive coral reefs, “biominerals” grown by living organisms are critical to life as we know it. Join Smithsonian Geologist Gabriela Farfan to learn about the minerals around us, what makes "biominerals" so special, and what factors impact their growth. Gabriela will answer student questions, in English and Spanish, about coral skeletons, her career in geology, and her love for minerals.
Your students will also engage with real-time interactive polls.
This webinar supports learning standards in Earth Science and Life Science.
How to Participate
We'll publish a Zoom link where the live event will happen on April 9, 2020, at 2 p.m. EDT.
During the live show, your students will be interacting with the scientist through a chat window in the Zoom software.
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