The Bakken Museum to Hold Fourth Annual Women in Science Event

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The Bakken Museum Associate Director of Education, Anika Taylor, and Minnesota Zoo Wildlife Conservation Specialist, Tricia Markle, stopped by FOX 9 Morning Buzz to discuss Discovery Days: Women in Science. During the Saturday, March 9 event, Bakken Museum visitors will be able to build their own model DNA molecule, learn how to track animals with radio telemetry, listen to book readings, and explore a soil station, and so much more.

Event partners include: Catherine Thimmesh, Author of Girls Think of Everything; Cole Williams, Author of Dr. Brainchild & Radar; FTC Rubies; Girl Scouts River Valley; Graduate Women in Science; Hennepin County; Laser Classroom; Market Science; Minnesota Zoo; MnDOT Office of Environmental Stewardship; NextEra Analytics; Three Rivers Park District; Wild Rumpus; and Wonder Park.

Special activities will also be provided by Discovery Days sponsors Abbott, Boston Scientific, and Smiths Medical.

This event is all ages. Girl and Boy Scouts in uniform will receive $2 off admission.

Discovery Days: Women in Science will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Bakken Museum in Minneapolis. All activities are free with museum admission ($10 adults, $8 seniors 62+, $8 ages 12-24, $5 ages 4-12, free for children 3 and under and members of The Bakken Museum). Free parking is available both in the museum’s lot on Zenith Avenue South, and on West 36th Street.