Tucson Metro Chamber

Fall Science Trivia and Speaker Series

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Name: Fall Science Trivia and Speaker Series
Date: December 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MST
Event Description:
Come join us to learn cool science happening in Tucson, and to test your scientific wit in our weekly Fall Science Trivia and Speaker Series event! Here are the speakers for the fall session: 8/20 Julia Rowe, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, "Buffelgrass: why it matters, how to identify it, and what you can do" 8/27 Kristen Watts, UA Department of Chemistry, "Seeing through paintings: manipulating light to unlock cultural secrets" 9/3 Jonathan Sexton, UA Environmental Health Sciences, "Environmental Health Sciences: Microbial Edition" 9/10 Melanie Hingle, UA Department of Nutrition, "Popular Diets and Diet Fads" 9/17 Michael Kotutwa Johnson, UA School of Natural Resources, "Place-based conservation and sustainable agriculture in the Southwest: perspective of a Hopi farmer 9/24 UA Chemistry, Topic TBD 10/1 Caroline Geisler, UA Department of Animal Sciences, "Type 2 Diabetes: Why Current Therapeutics Fall Short, Our Search for the Cause, and Evolution of a Disease" 10/8 Wendy Lindsey, UA Department of Material Sciences, "From the Louvre to the Lab: The Chemistry of Art" 10/15 Logan Graves, UA Department of Optical Sciences, "Optics and observations, motivations and challenges in science" 10/22, Ty Ferre, UA Department of Hydrology, "Scientific Models: what they are, what they aren't, and how to use them to make better decisions" 10/29 UA Chemistry, Topic TBD 11/5 Tricia Tynan, "The Science of Science Fiction" 11/12 Kim Franklin, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, "Insects!" 11/19 Amber Ford, Tombstone High School, "Dispelling scientific misconceptions in education" 11/26 UA Chemistry, Topic TBD
Location:
Borderlands Brewing Company 119 E Toole Ave Tucson, Arizona 85701
Date/Time Information:
Every Monday night from 7-9pm August 20, 2018 -- November 26, 2018
Contact Information:
Joshua S. Hoskinson, MS CEO, March for Science Southern Arizona marchforsciencesaz@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:
None
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