Selected Community Events

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Forensics Day

Jul 16, 2011 10am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Forensics Day
Saturday, July 16, 10:00-12:00pm
All Ages With Adult, Especially for 6 & up
Free with Admission or Membership

Become a CSI Expert! See how real scientists use evidence to solve a mystery. Learn how to extract DNA, analyze a soil sample from a suspect's shoe, and identify who wrote a ransom note. Chemists from UVa’s L.E.A.D. program will be on-site to demonstrate and assist with hands-on activities. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie with questions, or email us at or!

Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9

NanoDays at UVa

Mar 19, 2011 9am - 3pm

Wilsdorf Hall, 395 McCormick Road
UVa NanoDays Open House is a fun and interactive chance to learn all about nanotechnology--what it is, how it might impact your life, and what is currently happening here at UVa. This event is family-friendly, informative, fun and free; so come and find out what the Nano buzz is all about!

Beth Beal