Why Sharks Matter: A Conversation with Dr. David Shiffman

Why Sharks Matter: A Conversation with Dr. David Shiffman

Explore the amazing world of sharks with scientist and author Dr. David Shiffman!

Barbara Thalhimer Theater
All Ages
60 minutes
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Sharks are some of earth's most fascinating, threatened and misunderstood animals! Join award-winning author and marine conservation biologist Dr. David Shiffman for a captivating discussion on these amazing creatures. Find out why they matter, why they're in trouble, and how you can help. Dr. Shiffman will share his experiences working with sharks and explain why we must overcome our misconceptions and embrace sharks as the imperiled and elegant ocean guardians they are.

Dr. Shiffman will also discuss his latest book, Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World's Most Misunderstood Predator, which is perfect for anyone interested in learning more about sharks. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Shiffman after the lecture for a book signing. This is a riveting and informative conversation on sharks you don't want to miss!

Want to continue the discussion online? Connect with Dr. Shiffman on social media @WhySharksMatter, where he's always happy to answer any questions about sharks.

  • What: "Why Sharks Matter: A Conversation with Dr. David Shiffman,” presented by Dr. David Shiffman, Marine Conservation Biologist
  • When: Wednesday, July 6, 12 - 12:45 pm
  • Where: Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220

How to Attend

We're thrilled to offer Lunch Break Science in person again! This is a FREE lecture you don’t want to miss! Stop by the Science Museum of Virginia, July 6, at noon. Please arrive early, no registration is required and presentations are limited to 120 guests. Just show up at least 15 minutes early, check in at the Guest Services desk and take a seat!

Lunch Break Science is a free lecture series presented by the Science Museum that addresses current scientific topics that help to inspire and encourage Virginians to enrich their lives through science.

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