Sat, Oct 19|
The Field Museum
WeDigBio 2019 at Field Museum
Join us in transcribing scientific label data from our collections and from field notes books using online and computer tools. Activities may also include hands-on curation with specimens.
Time & Location
Oct 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
About the Event
You will be part of a global effort to digitize centuries of data about life on Earth. Organisms may include ferns, fungi, mosses, insects, and mammals. Participants will have an opportunity to meet Field Museum scientists and join in behind-the-scenes tours or talks about the significance of the scientific collections!
WeDigBio is ideally for teens aged 15+ and adults.
Refreshments will be available, but you should feel free to bring lunch. Limited free parking will be offered but we strongly encourage public transportation. Space is limited; please register in advance. Details:
For those attending on-site activities, free admission to the museum will be available after the event. Limited free parking available upon request. Each day there is one session, including registration, the event and tours. Registration will open at 9:30am and the event will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Free behind-the-scene tours after the event.