We believe in making science accessible to anyone.

Our lab regularly engages in outreach efforts where we try to enhance scientific participation in the general public. 

Homewood Science “Walk Walton”

What kinds of prehistoric animals lived in Illinois during the last ice age? We showed off how wide a saber-tooth tiger could open its mouth and explored why a beaver has such long teeth.

Homewood “Walk Walton” 2019 – Mike Coates blissfully unaware as his lab becomes frozen in time