Smokies looks to include kids in hands-on science

out rangerkidsGreat Smoky Mountains National Park is offering a citizen scientist program for a chance to be part of ongoing research program.

 

The Special Scientist program invites young scientists, ages 10 and older, to learn about unique animals that are part of the biodiversity of the Smokies. 

Participants will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in front of Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee. They will assist in a new science investigation in the park, using scientific tools, and take part in an ongoing outdoor research project.

Registration is not required. More information available by phone.

865.436.1713

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