Young visitors and a museum educator examine a teaching specimen together in the Grainger Science Hub
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    Meet a Scientist: Ylanda Wilhite, Youth and Community Partnership Organizer

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    4/26, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Part of the series: Meet a Scientist


    Included with admission


    About this event

    Stop in and learn some Science in Your Backyard!

    Come meet Ylanda Wilhite, the Field Museum's Youth and Community Partnership Organizer with the Keller Science Action Center. Ylanda will be discussing how people of all ages can learn from, enjoy, and appreciate the natural spaces we find within city limits. After meeting Ylanda, be sure to visit the Field Museum's newest Changing Face of Science exhibition that features Ylanda's story and career path in science and education.

    Scientists, researchers, and collections managers are behind the scenes every day, uncovering new information and taking care of our collection.

    During Meet a Scientist, you can find them in the Grainger Science Hub. They'll discuss their work and share real items from the museum’s collection of nearly 40 million objects. From collections care to field work, and dinosaurs to ecology, there’s a world of science to explore.

    Visit the Science Hub on select weekdays for an up-close look at what our researchers do every day.