Reel Science: Jaws

Date: Aug. 13, 2014 Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Located at: Empirical Theater
Who is this for: all ages Cost: $7 non-members; $6 members

Reel Science: Jaws

with Wade D. Smith, Ph.D., Fisheries Science, Research Affiliate, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University

Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Perfect for science and film lovers alike, this monthly series combines the best Science Pub with the fun of movie night, bringing in experts to amplify your movie-watching experience.

Event Schedule:
6:30pm: Lecture about sharks!
7:00pm: Jaws (Rated PG & 124 minutes)
9:00pm: Q&A

Wade Smith is a fish ecologist and fisheries scientist that currently works out of Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR. He received his Bachelor’s with an emphasis in Ecology from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, his Master’s in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in CA, and his Ph.D. in Fisheries Science from Oregon State University. Though interested in the ecology and conservation of marine fishes in general, most of his research has directly focused on sharks and their relatives, the skates and rays. Prior to undertaking his dissertation research, Wade was a staff scientist at the Pacific Shark Research Center in Moss Landing, CA.

Reel Science – Empirical Theater is a new monthly event open to all ages. No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge! The Empirical Theater café will be open selling sausages, pizza, movie snacks, beer, wine and more.

$7 for non-members & $6 for members. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!
Questions? E-mail or call 503.797.4529.

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