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Fwd: Tucson Festival of Books Science City Events March 10-11 on The University of Arizona Campus in Tucson

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  • Mansel Adelbert Nelson
    Mansel A Nelson Program Coordinator Tribal Environmental Education Outreach 928-523-1275 Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu Begin forwarded
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 29, 2012


      Mansel A Nelson
      Program Coordinator
      Tribal Environmental Education Outreach
      928-523-1275

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      From: "Warder, Eleanor M - (warder)" <warder@...>
      Date: February 29, 2012 4:36:02 PM MST
      To: <UA-ANNOUNCE@...>
      Subject: Tucson Festival of Books Science City Events March 10-11 on The University of Arizona Campus in Tucson
      Reply-To: "Warder, Eleanor M - (warder)" <warder@...>

      The UA College of Science and Bio5 Institute are partnering to bring an expanded offering of hands-on science activities and exhibits to the Tucson Festival of Books March 10-11. This new area, dubbed the Tucson Festival of Books Science City, will include 10 separate tents and stages spanning the exciting world of science and technology. Visitors of all ages will be able to experience the connection between their daily lives and the advances of science in venues such as the Brain & Body, Science of Food, Natural World, Space and Light, and many others. Shows including a Desert Museum animal show, and lectures such as “Tomatoes on the Moon” will be offered throughout the weekend on two stages in the Science City area.

      Main Stage, Saturday
      10:00am Chemistry Magic Show
      11:30am Kartchner Cavern’s Bats in the House
      1:00pm SARSEF Student Showcase
      2:30pm Arizona Sonora Desert Museum: Animal Show

      Main Stage, Sunday
      10:00am Chemistry Magic Show
      11:30am Kartchner Cavern’s Bats in the House
      1:00pm Science Author: Sam Kean, The Disappearing Spoon
      2:30pm Arizona Sonora Desert Museum: Animal Show
      4:00pm Non-stop Nucleation!

      Science Café, Saturday
      12:00pm Robert Villa & Lawrence Jones, MS Our Little Green
      Giant, the Sonoran Desert Toad and other Sonoran Desert Herps
      1:30pm Gene Giacomelli, PhD Tomatoes on the Moon: Controlled Environment Agriculture
      3:00pm Paul Sheppard, PhD Tree Rings: Great Moments in Dendrochronology
      4:30pm Joanna Masel, PhD Biological Evolution: What it is and what it isn’t

      Science Cafe, Sunday
      10:30am Mary Alt, PhD Language in Math: What does it mean for second language learners?
      12:00pm Dante Lauretta, PhD The OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission
      1:30pm Sarah Lamore Our Love-Hate Relationship with the Sun
      3:00pm Malcolm Hughes, PhD A Dry Future? What We Can Learn From the Past

      http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/
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