Whether you’re an aspiring young scientist or a long-time science enthusiast, you’re sure to enjoy Lamont-Doherty’s Open House. Join us for earth science talks for all ages, participate in hands-on earth science activities with our scientists from home, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries.
Current Live Event Schedule (all times eastern):
Wednesday, October 13
- 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM : Meet the Scientist: Kevin Uno (Suitable for K12 students)
- 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Beyond Hot Headlines: From Urgency to Agency
- 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: The Power Pivot: The Wind Alternative
Thursday, October 14
- 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Meet the Scientist: Kailani Acosta (Suitable for K12 students)
The full schedule is in process and the most up-to-date information will be posted on the website at http://openhouse.ldeo.columbia.edu.
We are also excited to offer another edition of our LDEO to GO K12 packet this year, with family-friendly activities that can be done at home. In your 2021 packet, you will find:
- Collectible scientist cards - Learn about 9 of our scientists and their amazing work.
- Wild Card – A blind card to draw yourself as your current or future scientist! Share your final product with us using the hashtag #LamontRocks.
- Who Said It and Find the Scientist Who – Two mix-and-match activities to uncover fun facts about our scientists and where they have been for fieldwork!
- Paper Craft Model – a special paper craft to create your own JOIDES Resolution research vessel.
Sign up by October 7 if you would like to receive your kit in the mail by October 14. Be one of our first 100 sign-ups and receive limited edition collectible cards that are autographed by 6 of our featured scientists! If you miss the October 7 deadline, don’t fret! We will continue to take orders and ship until we run out. Please make sure to provide your shipping address at checkout. This item is free but is only available in limited quantities so we are only able to send 1 per mailing address. We are currently only able to ship within the United States.
We also have a limited number of packets left from 2020. The packet includes a DIY glacier craft, a superhero scientist illustration, and a postcard from Antarctica. Please make sure to provide your shipping address at checkout. This item is free but is only available in limited quantities so we are only able to send 1 per mailing address. We are currently only able to ship within the United States.