Presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine
Saturday, October 20, 2012
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Microscopes give people an opportunity to investigate what cannot be seen with the naked eye. Join National Museum of Health and Medicine staff and local microscopists for a series of hands-on activities and demonstrations that will inspire you to observe your world more closely. Learn about early microscopes and lenses, magnification, the staining process, fluorescing microscopy and more. For students in grades 5 and up. This is a drop-in family program, no reservations required.
Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Located in the heart of the Rockville-Gaithersburg business district and adjacent to the I-270 Technology Corridor, the two-building, six-story property is within 20 miles of downtown Washington, DC, numerous modes of public transportation, and three international airports. The two brands also share several public amenities including a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, PreCor fitness center, a kids’ entertainment room, and 2,800 square feet of flexible meeting space.