St. Petersburg Science Festival

St. Petersburg Science Festival

The recent St. Petersburg Science Festival had two purposes: showing off local institutions' research and work, and getting a younger generation interested in science. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you on a tour of the Fest, where hands-on learning was the order of the day.

St. Petersburg Science Festival

From live birds and fish, tours of research vessels, and dozens of hands-on activities for youngsters, the recent Saint Petersburg Science Festival had something for everyone. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes us to the campus of USF St. Pete for a recap of the Festival, which helped draw thousands to an event that organizers have even bigger plans for in the future.

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The future of green energy research with USFSP's GELS

Executive Director, Dr. Joseph Dorsey, talks about USF St. Petersburg's Green Energy Living Systems (GELS).

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St. Petersburg Science Festival webpage
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USF St. Pete News article & pictures
St. Petersburg Ocean Team webpage

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Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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