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Plant Science Saturday

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

This free event kicks off Plant Science Week in Portland, declared by Mayor Ted Wheeler ahead of Plant Biology 2022, the joint meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) and the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB).

Participate in outdoor educational activities that help your family understand plants and plant life.

No need to register – just come, learn and enjoy!

Planned activities for Plant Science Saturday attendees include:

  • A seed necklace creation station
  • A station for attendees to practice dissecting lima beans to discover the building blocks of plant behavior
  • A vibrant art display by the Plant Cell Atlas showcasing historically significant Black figures in plant science
  • Education and samples of genetically modified apple and papaya
  • Conversations with plant scientists

Onsite amenities include educational materials, promotional items, portable restrooms, and handwashing stations.

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://plantbiology.aspb.org/plant-science-saturday/

Venue

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Website:
https://www.brickscascade.com/
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