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PO Box 70, The Plains 45780

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Upcoming Events

Teen Science Café with PhD student Meredith Fitschen-Brown
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery will host a Teen Science Cafes on Monday, March 15th from 6-7pm EST.  This is a free event, which is run by teens, and open to all teens. This event, and future Teen Science Cafes, will provide an opportunity for teens to discuss and participate in hands on activities with scientists and professionals in STEM (& STEAM). The Cafe presenter is Meredith Fitschen-Brown, a PhD student in Biological Sciences at Ohio University, who will be talking about her research on what fish behavior can teach us about freshwater pollution. Zoom link available at For further information contact Jen Parsons, Executive Director Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, at

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