Virtual Tour of the Coral Lab with Thomas WippenbeckWebcasts & Online
Friday, January 22, 2021, 1 – 2pm EST
Join Thomas Wippenbeck from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute on a virtual field trip to the Zoo's Science Gallery, where he manages and keeps several tanks of live corals! Thomas will explain what a coral is, why these animals are important, and how he keeps them alive at the Zoo. Thomas will also share how he got interested in a science career and how his work at the Zoo is important for coral and coral reef conservation.
- This webinar is designed for students in grades 3-5. It will be approximately 45 minutes with interactive polls and Q&A, followed by an optional, extended 15-minute Q&A.
- This webinar connects to core content from the Reefs Unleashed school program.
- The primary goals of this webinar are to explore science careers, help students find value in studying the natural world, and build their interest and personal connections to science.
Please click on this link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/97433110991
About Smithsonian Science How
Connect your students to Smithsonian science experts in this weekly series of free live, interactive webinars. Hosted by Smithsonian educators, this series will connect your students to authentic science, discoveries, and collections while inviting them to participate in live polls and ask and answer questions throughout.
Thematically aligned with NMNH Digital School Programs, the webinars serve as excellent extension activities. Each webinar will be aligned with core content from the Animal Adaptions, Insect Survival, or Reefs Unleashed school programs, but is an independent experience.
Free; registration is requested.
Online; Internet connection required