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2019 Darwin Day Celebration

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Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday with a free evolution education event for area K-12 teachers
DATE: Saturday, February 9, 2019
TIME: Registration & continental breakfast 8 am. Program 8:25 am to 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Room 202, Life Sciences Building, Washington University Danforth Campus
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Keynote Speaker: John Hawks, Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“New discoveries and insights into our African origins”
First 25 people to check in will receive a free autographed copy of Hawk’s book, Almost Human.
Speaker: Gabriel Matt, doctoral student, Molecular Genetics and Genomics Program, Washington University in St. Louis
“One to many: how did multicellular organisms evolve from single celled organisms?”
We will name a new Kirk Teacher Fellow and have a special remembrance of David KirK
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  • Grab a fossil from the fossil grab bag
  • Attend workshops
  • Enter drawings for books and prizes
  • Network with other educators and scientists
  • Take selfies with Darwin
  • Enjoy free lunch and birthday cake!