TEEN SCIENCE CAFE: LATINXS IN STEM: LIFE DECODING

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Have you ever wondered how math could be used to decipher coded messages? Dr. Andrea Duhon, an assistant professor at Marshall University, will explain the vital connection between math and cryptography (the art of writing or solving codes). During this café, we will learn some principles of number theory in basic encryption and decoding and how principles of cryptography can be applied to life.

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GOING VIRAL

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Join scientist Adam Hoppe to hear about the genetics of COVID-19 and why it infects cells!

From Cholera to COVID-19: Traditional & Computational Epidemiology

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Please join us for a very interesting discussion with Los Alamos scientist Geoffrey Fairchild on the history of epidemiology and the work he is doing on COVID. Please register to the event using your school email address by Tuesday, October 6 at 3:00 PM. On Tuesday afternoon, event organizers will send you an email with […]

Computer Science Immersion

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The world we live in has become a digital one, filled with technology and driven by Computer Science. Software and technology have transformed every subject and job area, from science and medicine, to art history and psychology. Digital technology is ubiquitous. To be informed and empowered citizens, the next generation of students need to understand […]

Picture a Scientist: Bringing Gender Equity in Science to the Big Screen

Join the National Girls Collaborative Project for a panel discussion with Picture a Scientist's filmmakers, Sharon Shattuck and Ian Cheney, both award-winning documentarians, and one of the featured scientists from the film, Dr. Raychelle Burks. Throughout the discussion, we will learn more about the origins of the film, the important struggles and strides of women in STEM, and connections between film making and STEM.   […]

Café Space: The Challenges of Building Systems for Space

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Space is vast. Exploration of space is both intriguing and perilous, requiring a firm understanding of the space environment and the challenges associated with it. Everything from micrometers to radiation and thermal cycles pose unique challenges in how we explore the cosmos- limiting our engineering, robotic communication, and human capabilities. In this virtual Teen Science […]

Teen Science Cafe: Zuhl Collection

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Students will connect, live, with a geologist for a look at some of the Zuhl Collection’s finest fossils and learn how specimens like these help write the history of life on Earth. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Mental Health Café for Teens

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Maria Brock, LCSW our Santa Fe Indian School Student Wellness Director will be sharing with students the importance of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please register to the event using your school email address or personal gmail address by Thursday October 15th at 3pm. On Thursday afternoon we will send you an email with […]

Spreading COVID-19: Lessons from the Zombie Apocalypse

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We will actively simulate a zombie apocalypse in order to explore the mathematics behind the spread of diseases. Along the way, we will connect aspects of the modeling process to the ongoing investigation of COVID-19 and discuss how mathematical models can inform public health decisions. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER A raffle drawing will take place […]

How Does Our Nervous System Confer Different Reactions to Stress?

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Join us to learn how our nervous system responds to stress. Humans do not all respond to environmental stressors the same way... What are nervous system factors that make some people become more affected by stress than others? What are some theories on how our bodies respond to stress? In this cafe the presenter will […]

The Deep Ocean: How Much is Left to Discover?

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Explore the deep ocean and learn more about how much of this vast, mysterious realm remains undiscovered with Elizabeth Vernon (E.V.) Bell, marine education specialist for the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium. To register for this exciting event, please click the link below: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER