FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Museum of Discovery and Science is announcing a free, engaging conversation with Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, best-selling author and marine biologist, on Thursday, July 2, via a live zoom event. This live virtual event is part of the Save Our Seas Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Save Our Seas Foundation at MODES which features marine researchers and scholars.
The LIVE Zoom event will include an engaging presentation from Dr. Wallace J. Nichols as well as a discussion about his best-selling book “Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do.”
“Blue Mind” highlights the remarkable effects of water in all of its shapes and forms on our health and well-being and shares compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists, to show how proximity to water can improve every aspect of our lives.
The Save Our Seas Distinguished Speaker Series invites visitors of all ages to learn from internationally-acclaimed biologists, scientists, conservationists, researchers and educators to educate, entertain and inspire new ways of thinking about marine-related topics.
REGISTER: Please register at mods.org/saveourseas. The event is FREE and will take place via live Zoom. Space is limited. A unique Zoom link will be sent prior to the presentation in the morning on Thursday.
ABOUT MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE
Founded in 1976 as the Discovery Center, today MODS is at the forefront of science education, innovation and exploration. The Museum showcases more than 300 interactive exhibits, immersive films and experiential programs. With a designated STEM Center and an aviation themed makerspace, The Leighton Family Hangar, MODS is committed to engaging, enriching and inspiring tomorrow’s workforce – today. The Museum celebrates diversity and welcomes visitors from all walks of life. MODS is closed to the community on Monday’s and three days of the year: One day in the fall for the Annual Gala (October 24, 2020), Thanksgiving, and one day in the spring for its Annual Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration (March 2021). Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. MODS is located downtown at 401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. For more information about the Museum, please visit mods.org or call 954.467.MODS (6637).