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Friday & Saturday, September 21-22, 2018
 

Climate Science Concepts Fit Your Classroom
All day
UW-Madison Campus

The Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy is pleased to announce another series of workshops for high school science teachers and first-year college science faculty. WISL aims to enrich excellence in classroom activities and is offering two workshops on Climate Science in the Fall of 2018.

Information

The application deadline has passed.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 

CHEMISTRY OF WATER
Explore the Science of Our Precious Resource
Science is Fun Exploration Stations

8-9:00 p.m.
Discovery Building, following the Crossroads of Ideas Lecture
UW-Madison Campus

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Saturday, September 29, 2018
 

Science is Fun at Fitchburg Public Library
11:00 a.m.
5530 Lacy Road
Fitchburg, WI

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
 

The Larry Meiller Show
11:00 a.m.
Wisconsin Public Radio


Thursday, October 11-Sunday, October 14, 2018
 

Wisconsin Science Festival
Madison, WI and Throughout the State

Friday, October 12:
Addressing Climate Change Interactive Session

3:45-5:15 p.m.
This talk is free but pre-registration is required.
More information

Saturday, October 13:
Climate Science Workshop for Teachers

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
More information
Applications open!

Science is Fun Exploration Stations
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 14:
Science is Fun Exploration Stations
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Addressing Climate Change Interactive Session
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This talk is free but pre-registration is required.
More information

Science is Fun Extravaganza
2:00 p.m.
Discovery Building
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 

10th Annual Visual Science Poster Session
3:00-5:30 p.m., Poster Session
5:45 p.m., Distinguished Guest Lecture, Jeremy M. Wolfe, PhD
OMG, I did not see that! The science of missing what is right in front of your eyes.
Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue
UW-Madison Campus

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
 

National Chemistry Week
Phyllis A. Brauner Memorial Lecture by Prof. Shakhashiri
1:00 & 3:00 p.m.
Boston Museum of Science
Boston, MA


Friday & Saturday, October 26-27, 2018
 

Climate Science Concepts Fit Your Classroom
All day
UW-Madison Campus

The Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy is pleased to announce another series of workshops for high school science teachers and first-year college science faculty. WISL aims to enrich excellence in classroom activities and is offering two workshops on Climate Science in the Fall of 2018.

Information

The application deadline has passed.


Sunday, April 21, 2019
 

Tut and Nero: Wild on Wheels
Bela Sandor, Engineering Physics
UW-Madison Emeritus Faculty Lectures
2-3:00 p.m.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

Leading to Homer’s riddles of Hector’s hearse:
The Iliad, Book 24 / Nicholas Richardson, 1993,
the gold standard of commentaries:

“…they brought out the nine-cubit-long yoke-binding,
along with the yoke. And the yoke they fitted properly
on to the well-polished pole…”

What’s a proper fitting, and a nine-cubit binding?

The solutions to the riddles emerge from a long story,
including Tut-chariots and the Ben-Hur/Messala race…

 

 

 

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