Science Matters, a student organization at LSU Health Shreveport, is organizing two events to bring awareness and show support for scientific research.
The group, which includes medical and graduate students dedicated to scientific outreach in the Shreveport community, is coordinating the March for Science Shreveport, which starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Caddo Parish Clerk of Court. The event is one of five in the state, with more than 500 marches planned across the world on Earth Day. For more on the local event, visit http://bit.ly/shreveportmarch2017, and visit www.marchforscience.com for more on the global movement.
Science Matters is hosting I.D.E.A.S.: Interactive Day of Education and Awareness of Science from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at LSU Health Shreveport. The free event will include science presentations and demonstrations for all ages, with activities offered for children, teens and adults. Materials for children’s activities have been provided Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center. Parking will be available on the LSU Health campus.
For more information on Science Matters and these events, contact J. Tod Guidry, Microbiology and Immunology graduate research assistant at LSU Health, at firstname.lastname@example.org.