On 8th of June, 2019 the employees of the Institute of Parasitology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Research Station of the Institute of Parasitology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kosewo Górne participated in the Picnic of the Polish Academy of Sciences “Science as Art” in Olsztyn organized by the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
The Picnic was attended by: Anna Myczka, Aleksandra Cybulska, Żaneta Steiner-Bogdaszewska, Joanna Werszko, Paweł Bogdaszewski and Artur Walaszczyk, who prepared workshops entitled “Explore the world of parasites” and “Five small steps to become a great expert on deer”.
Participants could see the parasites under the binoculars, match the parasites to the places of their existence in animals, solve parasitological crossword, and turn the wheel of fortune and gain attractive gadgets. The additional attractions were competitions and workshops on deer’s life prepared by employees of the IP PAN Research Station. The youngest participants could create their own gallery of parasites.
The photos from the Picnic are available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/447864575968769/permalink/467936197294940/.
We would like to thank for professor Jakub Gawor from the ESCCAP Poland Association (http://www.esccap.pl/) for providing promotional gadgets.