Friday May 4, 2018
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Learn about the science of agriculture through storytelling and song with focus on acequias and earthen gravity-conveyed irrigation canals.
A Free Event for Teens @ Explora
Water Metrics: Science, Song, and Storytelling on New Mexico Acequias
This café will approach the science of traditional agriculture through storytelling and song. The focus will be on acequias, the earthen gravity-conveyed irrigation canals used for generations throughout New Mexico. This interactive presentation includes unusual instruments, songs, and more! Bring your voices and learn about the science of the acequia.
Guest scientist: David F. Garcia, Ph.D., is from the northern New Mexican community of El Guache. An anthropologist and musical artist, he studies music, agriculture, and food ways in northern New Mexico as they relate to sustainability and the cultural survival of Indo-Hispano communities.
Teen Science Cafés are events where teens can meet a local scientist and find out about their work and career! Meet other teens, have snacks, and enjoy a science talk, demo, or activity. No registration or fee, just come on in and check it out, at Explora, 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque NM 87104, 505-224-8300. Friday, 5-7pm.
Funding assistance for Teen Science Café provided by the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund of the City of Albuquerque
Free Admission. No advance registration necessary.