Invisible Life: Exploring the World through Microscopes


Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1:30pm to 3:30pm


Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Journey with your family into the world of the microscopic with Harvard researcher Scott Chimileski and museum educator Amy Gunzelmann. Learn about how we use technology to visualize the tiny world of microbes, unseen with the naked eye! Try out modern microscopes, build simple microscopes, and use a macro lens to capture images with your smartphone. All activities are designed to be fun and interactive experiences for elementary age students and their families to participate in together.

Fees: $15 members/$25 nonmembers, per person includes admission to the museum. Participants are encouraged to come early or stay late and explore the museum before or after class. These programs are not appropriate for children under 8 years of age. 

Advance registration required. Families must register at least one adult and one child for this program.