‘Science On Saturday’ to explore groundwater and the impacts of drought and climate change

Feb. 18, 2015
Science on Saturday

Lawrence Livermore scientist Andy Thompson and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present “Hydrology of an ‘Ant Farm’,” the third of four lectures for the Science on Saturday series for students. (Download Image)

‘Science On Saturday’ to explore groundwater and the impacts of drought and climate change

Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Andy Thompson and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present “Hydrology of an ‘Ant Farm’,” a presentation examining the environmental impact of drought and climate change.

What: This informative and entertaining lecture will touch on groundwater interactions with surface water and surface ecosystems. The presenters will discuss some of the real or potential impacts of drought and climate change and how groundwater may be better managed in the future. “It may look like an ant farm," says Thompson, “but there are really no ants in this demonstration.”

When: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
Session I: 9:30 a.m.
Session II: 11:15 a.m.

Where: Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; there is no pre-registration. Directions, maps and a complete list of lectures are available on the Web. Science on Saturday is presented by LLNL’s Science Education Program. This is the third of four Science on Saturday lectures.