“A Peek into the Wonderful World of Phytoplankton” presented by Jennifer Runyan.
Discover the fascinating organisms that make up the base of the marine food web and learn about the ecology and survival traits of these algae that are nearly invisible to the naked eye! This lecture will not only discuss the basics of phytoplankton, but will also delve into how harmful algal blooms affect our environment and us.
Each month the MaST Center hosts an educational speaker series that is sponsored by Highline College. Science on the Sound attracts local, regional, and national experts who share their knowledge with the local community, generally focusing on interests of the Puget Sound Region. Science on the Sound provides a variety of speaker topics so that we can brush upon peoples differing interests.
Discussions are held in the classroom at the MaST Center on the dates listed below. Speakers give 45 minute presentation