Last Sunday October 2, the “Family Science Day” was celebrated. Children, parents and general public participated in the "Science Day", instance developed by the Bloque de Ciencias of the Universidad de Concepción. Different laboratories, departments and scientific careers of the Universidad de Concepción left their buildings for share their research through educational and entertaining exhibitions and experiences.
The Millennium Institute of Oceanography was present with zooplankton and deep fish samples and other interesting news Sumérgete and “La Receta Científica de Tony Tonina”. All with the aim of bringing concepts of oceanography to the community.
Linette Tralma, Marine Biology student, participated in the stand of IMO and said "we want to show the focus of our research. We also want to know how important the ocean in our society and spread to the wider community and to future generations".
Eliana Velasco, PhD student in oceanography emphasized the need to disseminate science. "It is a scientific approach to the community. We spread about our research and other projects".
The project "First steps for uncovering the unknown of the Deep Ocean in the Eastern South Pacific: linking features habitats and biological communities" awarded CONICYT contest.
In the context of the National Week of Science and Technology, the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) participated in the celebration of the Science Day.
A new version of the Itinerant Scientific Audiovisual Show (MACI), developed by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography in collaboration with PAR Explora Biobío, took place in Mulchén.