HAWK - EYES ON SCIENCE

Outreach Program

2006 Events and Date Calendar

Celebrating Benjamin Franklin's 300th Birthday!!

Franklin related websites. 

Ben Franklin sayings, proverbs, and other links

Ben Franklin as Electrostatics

                                       

Click on the dates with hot links to see pictures of the event.

The movies will run best using Windows XP.

 

Jan. 11th, 2006   Program at Fairbank Schools, Fairbank, IA at 1:00 pm.  Coordinated

                             by Candy Leisinger. 

 

Jan. 23, 25, 30 &   Yannick Meurice presents demo's in Optics to the Lincoln

Feb. 1st, 2006        Elementary - Hands-On "Learning at Lunch" Program.

 

 

Jan. 24th, 2006   ARC program at West High School in Davenport, IA at 3:00pm.

 

 

Jan. 28th, 2006   "I'll Make Me A World In Iowa" Program,  Coordinated by

                             Michelle Taylor-Frazier

 

 

Feb. 09, 2006   Cafe Scientifique Prof Jeff Murray, "Genes for Everyone: How They Help and

                           How They Hurt.

 

 

Feb. 21st, 2006   General Electric sponsored program at Vernon Middle School, Marion Iowa.

                                                        Coordinated by Rachel DeMaris, Education Coordinator,
                            Cedar Rapids Science Station. 

 

Feb. 25th, 2006   National TRIO Day, Upward Bound Program, Rock Valley College,

                                            Rockford, Il at 10:30 am., Coordinated by Brenda Fisher.

 

 

Feb. 27th,  &             Hallsie Reno presents demo's of Magnets and Electromagnets to the 

March 1st, 2006        Lincoln Elementary - Hands-On "Learning at Lunch" Program.

 

 
March 1st, 2006   Opportunity at Iowa, Hoover High School, Des Moines, IA.  1:30 to 2:30 pm. in
                              309 Van.  Coordinated by Irv Burnett.  

 

March 6th, 2006   Percy Julian High School and Hope College Preparatory High School, 10:00 to

                               11:00 am in Room 309 Van Allen.  Coordinated by Valerie Garr. 

 

March 9th, 2006   General Electric sponsored program at Wilson Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IA.

                                                           11:25 am to 12:25 pm.  Coordinated by Rachel DeMaris, Education Coordinator,
                               Cedar Rapids Science Station.
 

Feb. 09, 2006   Cafe Scientifique Prof Erika Lawrence, "Why Some Marriages Succeed and Other Fail".

                          

 

March 14th, 2006   General Electric sponsored program at Harding Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IA.

                                                             Coordinated by Rachel DeMaris, Education Coordinator,
                                 Cedar Rapids Science Station.
 
 
March 17th, 2006   "Mad Scientists" Program at 10:30 am,  Iowa City Public Library,

                                Coordinated by Debbie Dunn.

 

 

March 18th, 2006   2 WINGS sessions coordinated for physics by Dale Stille. 

                                 Presenter for the 9:00 to 12:00 pm session is Elizabeth Golovatski.

                                 The presenter for the 1:00 to 4:00 pm session is Marta Fuentes-Filp.

                            

 

March 21st, 2006   General Electric sponsored program at Taft Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IA.

                                                             Coordinated by Rachel DeMaris, Education Coordinator,
                                 Cedar Rapids Science Station.

                                                   Magnets and Iron                 The Hydrogen Balloon               The Hydrogen-Oxygen Balloon

 

 

April 4th, 2006       General Electric sponsored program at Franklin Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IA.

                                                             Coordinated by Rachel DeMaris, Education Coordinator,
                                 Cedar Rapids Science Station.

                                                    Hopper - Popper            Jumping Ring           The Hydrogen Balloon              The Hydrogen-Oxygen Balloon

 

April 13th, 2006   Opportunity at Iowa event in 309 Van, 3:30 to 4:30 pm.  Coordinated by Irv Burnett.

 

 

April 13, 2006   Cafe Scientifique Prof Vicki Grassian, "Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: When

                            Size Really Matters".

 

 

April 18th, 2006   Mount Vernon High School.  Two Shows of Chemistry & Physics.

                                               9:15 am and 1:21 pm.

                               Dust Explosion       Liquid Nitrogen      Pickle Light    Hopper Popper    Hydrogen Balloon   Blue Bottle Exp.

                                                                           Dust Explosion              Alcohol Gel                  Van de Graaff and pie tins

 

 

April 20th, 2006   Opportunity at Iowa, Sioux City, IA.  10:30 to 11:30 am. in
                                 309 Van.  Coordinated by Irv Burnett.  

 

April 20th, 2006   Broadway Neighborhood Center, 3:00 pm. in 309 Van.
 
    

April 25th, 2006   6 Sessions of Chemistry and Physics at Washington High School in Cedar

                               Rapids beginning at 8:00 am.    Reactions and Temp.     Polyethylene Oxide     Liq N2 and Lettuce

                                               Liq N2 and Rubber               Dust Explosions               E-85 Poppers

 

May 6th, 2006   Mu Chi Lambda Annual Father-Son Breakfast, Hawthorne Irving School,

                            Rock Island, IL.  9:30 am. 

 

May 8th, 2006   Opportunity at Iowa,  1:00 to 2:00 pm. in 301 Van. 
                            Coordinated by Irv Burnett.  
 
June 1st, 2006  Opportunity at Iowa,  2:00 to 3:15 pm. in 301 Van. 
                            Coordinated by Irv Burnett.
 
 
July 12, 2006   Belin Blank presentation, 309 Van at 2:00 pm., Coordinated by Bennett Brown.
 
 
July 22, 2006   AAPT Workshop, Demo Show, and party pictures.
 
 
July 28th, 2006  Korean Teachers Workshop in 361 Van Allen Hall from 8:30 to 4:00 pm.

 

 

July 31 and August 1, 2006   ARC Collaboration, Institute for Urban and Minority Education,
                                                                          Harlem, NY.   Coordinated by Rodney Dotson. 

 

 

August 15th, 2006  "Hawk-Eyes on Science" appearance at the Iowa State Fair.  9:00am to

                                 2:00 pm at the University of Iowa booth in the Varied Industries

                                 building.  Giveaways given to the general public courtesy of an American

                                 Physical Society ( APS ), "Physics On The Road" grant.

 

 
August 17th, 2006  General Electric Corporation presentation from 11:00 am till 1:00 pm at the
                                                          Cedar Rapids site.  

 

Sept. 14, 2006    Cafe Scientifique Prof. Tonya Peeples, Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering,

                                 "Extremophiles: Life in Extreme Environments.

 
 
Sept. 20th, 2006    Dr. Fred Skiff at Wheaton College in Wheaton Il.  Fred toured their facilities and then
                               was the guest speaker at their afternoon seminar.  Demos presented were: Emission
                               Spectra, Chaos Motor, and Plasma.
 
 
Sept. 27th, 2006  "Talk of Iowa" with guest Dr. Cornelia Lang, Assistant Professor,
                              Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Iowa.  10:00 am
                              on WSUI-AM 910 and WOI-AM 640.
 
Sept. 30th, 2006  "Saturday Scholars" with Dr. Cornelia Lang, Assistant Professor,
                              Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Iowa.  "Journey to the Center of
                              the Milky Way Galaxy.
 
Oct. 12th, 2006    Cafe Scientifique Prof. George Neumann, the George Daly Research Professor of
                              Economics and of Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Tippie
                              College of Business,  "Markets and Medicine: Teaching Doctors to Use Probabilities".
   

 

Oct. 14th, 2006   Belin-Blank Recognition Ceremony Information Fair, 9:00 to 11:30 am, Hancher
                             Auditorium Lobby, University of Iowa.
 
 
Nov. 16th, 2006    Cafe Scientifique  Dr. Lisa Segre, Dept. of Psychology,
                              "Postpartum Depression: The Untold Story".

 

 
Dec. 14th, 2006    Cafe Scientifique  Prof. Padmini Srinivasan, School of Library
                               and The Tippe College of Business,
                              "Discovering Hidden Knowledge From the Web".

 

 

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