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Conservation Scientist for a Day 2013

July 30, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what an art conservation scientist does? Have you thought about how science can teach us about an historic object? Come join us this summer and be your own scientific sleuth to learn about the culture of early inhabitants of Natchitoches through the pottery shards they left behind. NCPTT is offering a one-day workshop on July 30, 2013 called “Conservation Scientist for a Day.” You’ll have a chance to study authentic pottery through documentation, microscopy, chemical spot tests, X-ray Fluorescence analysis and more!!! NCPTT instructors will guide you through a series of experiments to learn the science behind the history.

Who: This one day event is offered on July 30, 2013 to students who have finished 8th grade through Seniors in high school.

No refund of the registration fee for cancellations received 7 days or less before the event.

Details

Date:
July 30, 2013
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Mary Striegel
Phone:
318-356-7444 x 224
Email:
Website:
www.ncptt.nps.gov

Venue

Lee Nelson Hall (NCPTT)
Phone:
318-356-7444
645 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71457 United States
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