Come spend the evening by the fire listening to a timely tale about science in real life. Complimentary hot drinks and cookies provided by Friends of the Campbell Creek Science Center. All programs begin at 7pm.
March 12: Working Dogs--From Arctic Racing to Bomb Detecting in the Afghan Desert
When athletes successfully adapt to physiological challenges, their athletic performance improves. Dogs are some of the most adaptable mammal athletes around! They are able to perform as superior athletes in temperatures from -40F to +120F and at altitudes of 20,000 feet. How do they do it? Dr. Michael Davis, Oxley endowed professor of veterinary sports medicine at Oklahoma State University, will describe some of the recent advances in understanding how dogs rapidly adapt to extreme environmental and physiological demands while maintaining their capacity for athletic performance.
April 16: Learning to Dive--How Mammals Managed to Live in the Sea
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