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Teen Science Cafe

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Friday, January 3rd 6:00pm-7:00pm Free event


Come learn about some beautiful and amazing creatures as we explore the fascinating world of entomology. Entomology is the study of insects and related organisms. It is one of the few biological disciplines that includes study of both organisms in the environment and how to manage those organisms that impact humans (e.g. agriculture, household pests). We appreciate these animals and are excited to show you why you should too! Even the smallest creatures have a large impact.

About the Speaker

Dr. Matthew Bertone is an entomologist with the NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic. His expertise includes insect/arthropod diagnostics, taxonomy and evolution. He provides identification services that are vital to addressing pest management issues, monitoring for invasive species, and providing accurate diagnoses for species involved in scientific research.

Free food to the first 50 teens!