Explore the Science and Art of Plants at Third Annual Fascination of Plants Day @ MSU: Arts Go Green
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
MSU Broad Art Lab (565 E Grand River Ave, E. Lansing, MI 48823) and Children's Art Activity Area at the East Lansing Art Festival.
The public is invited to explore the amazing world of plants, enjoy family-friendly activities, and meet researchers and artists at one of the world's best plant science institutions. Attendees will:
- Experience hands-on science and art activities: extract DNA from strawberries, manipulate plant 3D images in Virtual Reality, create cyanotypes of beautiful microscopic structures
- Learn about the many benefits of plants: bioenergy crops station and plant-based industrial products
- Discover the plant scientist’s lab toolkit: microscopes, measuring instruments, GMOs and plant DNA
- Meet MSU researchers: and learn about the exciting science that goes on at MSU.