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Community Nature Study Series

February 6, 2018 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

All About Feathers: Exploring Structure, Function, and Flight

February 6 | Dr. Katie Benson, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Participants will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with specimens of local bird species and learn about the structure and function of different types of bird feathers. We will glance into the unseen world of feathers using compound and stereo microscopes, learn how forensic ornithologists use microscopic features of feathers to solve mysteries, as well as explore the science behind feathers and flight.

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Details

Date:
February 6, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Highlands Center for Natural History