Lunch Break Science – August through December

Grab lunch and join us for Lunch Break Science!

Wednesdays, Noon-1 pm • FREE!

Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St, Richmond VA 23220

Presenters share easy to understand information on a wide range of fascinating science topics. Discussions follow presentations. Lunch Break Science is recommended for adults.

Pre-registration not required.

wonderatom  Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Trees, From Start to Finish presented by Janine Lester, Consulting Arborist,  Board Certified Master and Municipal Specialist.


  wonderatomWednesday, August 26, 2015

  • The Missions of John W. Young presented by Ted Bethune, Aerospace Program Specialist at Space Science.


wonderatomWednesday, September 2, 2015

  • Space Station: A Symbol of Cooperation and Orion, NASA’s New Deep Space Explorer presented by Alan Sturgis, Aerospace Engineer at NASA Langley Research Center.


wonderatomWednesday, September 9, 2015

  • History of Bicycling and Richmond presented by author Thomas Houff.


wonderatomWednesday, September 16, 2015

  • Foodborne Diseases and Food Safety in Virginia presented by Jessica Rosner, MPH, Foodborne Disease Epidemiologist at the Virginia Department of Health.


wonderatomWednesday, October 7,  2015

  • Breathe Well, Live Well – Dealing with Allergies and Asthma presented by Rose O’Toole, CommonHealth Educator for the Commonwealth of Virginia.


wonderatomWednesday, October 14, 2015

  • Oil and Gas Drilling 101 presented by Michael D. Ward, Executive Director of the Virginia Petroleum Council.


wonderatomWednesday, October 28, 2015

  • Large-Scale Oyster Restoration and Land Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay presented by Andy Lacatell, Conservation Specialist at The Nature Conservancy.


wonderatomWednesday, December 9, 2015

  • Reading Rover – Canine Body Language and Communication presented by Sarah Babcock, CPDT-KSA, Chief of Education and Training at the Richmond SPCA






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