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Evolution and Natural History

September 16 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

with Mark Riegner

 Join Prescott College Environmental Studies Professor Mark Riegner for this participatory workshop focusing on applying an understanding of evolutionary change to interpreting natural history. We will learn about Charles Darwin’s discoveries, the marriage of genetics with evolutionary principles, how changes in the rate and timing of an organism’s development can lead to rapid and dramatic modifications in plants and animals, and how the natural environment influences the form of living things, so-called epigenetics. A PowerPoint presentation will be integrated with an examination of animal skulls, some basic sketching, and observations made outdoors

Where: Highlands Center for Natural History
(1375 South Walker Road)

When: September 16th | 9:00a – 12:30a

Cost$25 Adults; 10% member discount

Registration required – limited space!

 

 

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Date:
September 16
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Venue

Highlands Center for Natural History
1375 S. Walker Road
Prescott , AZ 86303 United States
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Phone:
928-776-9550