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Join us for virtual explorations of SERC research in partnership with Anne Arundel County Public Libraries (AACPL) with our Science To Go online events. Grab a kit from your nearest AACPL and bring the family together for hands-on activities alongside Smithsonian scientists! 

Science To Go: Fun with Fungus
Wed. March 31st at 4-5pm
Online Zoom and Kits are Free (while supplies last)

Learn about fungi with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)! Join us online to hear from Molecular Ecology Lab, take a tour of one of their field sites, and get a closer look at how fungus friends are helpers in our forests. We will be conducting a few different hands-on activities that you can follow along at home! All necessary materials for exploring the diversity of fungi will be provided at no cost. Pick up a kit at your nearest Anne Arundel County Public Library starting March 24 (while supplies last).

Not able to pick up a kit from a branch? Here is the list of household materials and protocols, so you can still follow along at home!

This event will be hosted through Zoom webinar. Please register to receive the login information.

Closed Captions and American Sign Language interpretation will be available for this event.

Recordings of Previous Events

Science To Go: All About DNA


Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) to learn about DNA in this virtual program! Meet SERC molecular ecologist Dr. Katrina Lohan, take a virtual tour of her lab to get a closer look at how she studies DNA...and conduct a real DNA extraction at home!

Find the list of household materials and instructions to follow along at home.