UC Berkeley – CLEAR / Plant & Microbial Biology

Department: CLEAR / Plant & Microbial Biology

CLEAR members, undergrad, grad and postdoc researchers, volunteer time to speak with teachers, students and the public about science. Pre-pandemic this was at farmers markets, junior and senior high classrooms, zoos, bars – wherever! Now we’re finding new ways to make connections with these groups.

Upcoming Event(s)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 4:00 pm
El ADN determina la forma, sabor, y olor de las frutas y vegetales que comemos. Juntos aislaremos y veremos dicha información genética.
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Friday, October 23, 2020, 11:00 am
This activity teaches participants how yeast “eats” sugar, when making bread. Yeast uses sugar to make the dough rise by producing the gas, carbon dioxide, that makes holes in bread
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Thursday, October 22, 2020, 11:00 am
Learn about and color hand-drawn pictures of bees; submit drawings to be featured on Instagram. Q&A with graduate student researchers about bees along with live drawing.
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Thursday, October 22, 2020, 1:00 pm
DNA dictates how fruits and vegetables taste, smell and look and is in every cell of our food. You can isolate and see that genetic information.
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