The Five@Five Lecture Series features five one-and-a-half-hour lectures on a given subject in order to provide an in-depth look at the topic.
This educational program highlights the research and talent of Penn State Lehigh Valley faculty members, and is open to the community.
Are We Headed Toward the Sixth Extinction? A Study in Biodiversity and Survival
Presented by Dr. Karen Kackley Dutt, Instructor in Biology
Unlike past mass extinctions, caused by events like asteroid strikes, volcanic eruptions, and natural climate shifts, the current crisis is almost entirely caused by us — humans.
This five-week series will uncover the impact of habitat loss and global climate disruption, explore and collect samples from our local environment and use Penn State biology lab to dig deeper into the changing world around us.
Schedule and Cost
Lectures will be held from 5:00-6:30 p.m. on the following Wednesday evenings:
September 7, 2016 through October 12, 2016 (Please note the change in dates)
Cost: $59 per person, $89 for two people of the same household
Registration and More Information
For registration or more information, contact Diane Lewis McAloon, 610-285-5066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Continuing Education and
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447
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Allentown, PA 18109