Project MERCCURI Goes to the Bay Area Science Festival!

By October 31st, 2013 at 12:15 pm | Comment

If you’re in the Bay Area this weekend, come down to the Bay Area Science Festival at AT&T Park! This event is FREE and hosts a plethora of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows. Unleash your inner scientist!

Event Details:

Bay Area Science FestivalAT&T Park

24 Willie Mays Plaza

San Francisco, CA 94107

Saturday, November 2, 2013

11AM-4PM

While you’re there, make sure to stop by the Project MERCCURI station! This is a collaborative citizen science research project presented by UC Davis, SciStarter, and Science Cheerleader. The research team from UC Davis (Jenna Lang, Russell Neches, and David Coil) and the Science Cheerleaders will be there (including Wendy Brown, PI on Project MERCCURI; Thera, aerospace engineer, Golden State Warriors; from the Golden State Warriors; Ana, econ/stats major, Sacramento State; and Anastasha Frandell, Sacramento State, Oakland Raiders)! They’ll be wrapping up the collection of microbe samples from sports venues to be a part of a growth experiment on board the International Space Station. You can participate in this national survey of microbes if you stop by their station! They’ll be distributing microbe kits to those interested in submitting sample swabs from cell phones or shoes.

Don’t miss this amazing event! For more information, visit the official website and follow @bayareascience on Twitter.