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MICROSCOPIC MYCORRHIZAL MAZE

10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday 2 April

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University of Cambridge Admissions Office, New Museums site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Get hands-on with Plant Sciences. See what mycorrhizae, fungi that attach to plant roots, look like through microscopes, and play our mycorrhizae and plant pairing game.

Mycorrhizae are a fungus that attach to plant roots and set up a symbiotic relationship where the plant gives the mycorrhizae food in exchange for nutrients. We will have two microscopes set up at a table with slides where it will be possible to actually see the mycorrhizae attached to plant roots. There will also be an in-person game that two people can play where they help to feed and grow the plant with the help of mycorrhizae.

We also hope to set up a laptop where participants can play a game that shows how mycorrhizae work in the soil.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Format: Exhibition
Timing: In person, Available on Demand
Theme: Environment
Accessibility: Full access

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