Science Seminar

everyone is welcome!

January 6, 2006

Katie Gulliford & John Pfeffer

Third Annual Chemistry Show - Building 7

Featuring chemistry experiments for non-chemistry majors, the much-anticipated annual chemistry show promises to continue its tradition of providing fun and entertainment…and maybe even a bit of educational content. “At the very least, attendees will learn that chemists can select materials and create reactions knowing what the outcome will be. This predictive power is what the science of chemistry is about,” says co-presenter John Pfeffer.
[watch video...]

Posted on March 8, 2006

January 13, 2006

Erik Scott

N-Space: Boy Band or Mathematical Object?

A presentation on what “dimension” means, how high-dimensional spaces affect your daily life, and why a person might devote his or her life to studying this and other topics in mathematics.
[watch video...]

Posted on July 3, 2007

January 20, 2006

Richard Bankhead

Fun with Bubbles and Soap Films: Surface Chemistry in Action

Demonstrations and assorted fun from C.V. Boys classic book about soap bubbles that was originally published in 1902 from lectures given in 1890.
[watch video...]

Posted on March 8, 2006

January 27, 2006

Jeff Owens

...and what the heck is Radioimmunotherapy anyway?

Radiation used to treat cancer? I thought radiation can cause cancer! And what the heck is Radioimmunotherapy anyway?
[watch video...]

Posted on March 7, 2006

February 3, 2006

Tarisa Matsumoto-Maxfield

RATS, Part II: They're Not Just Vermin and Lab Specimens Anymore!

Rats are the symbol of plague and pestilence, the mascot of sewer systems, and the preferred guinea pigs of laboratories. And we've been taught to hate them. If you missed out on the history of rats last quarter, don't miss this interactive, informative discussion on the behavior of rats, how much they have in common with humans, and how well they bond with us (maybe even more so than man's best friend, the dog). Rat cookies will be served once again!
[watch video...]

Posted on March 7, 2006

February 10, 2006

Marc Lentini

Emerging Web Technologies

Social networking, Web 2.0, peer-to-peer networking, blogs, RSS, podcasting, vodcasting… artificial intelligence or intelligence amplification? What do they mean for business, for education, for our lives? Come find out what the latest web technologies are, and how they might fit in your life.
[watch video...]

Posted on March 7, 2006

February 17, 2006

Woody Moses

The Current State of Our Orcas

We in the Puget Sound region are very lucky to have our very on resident orca pods. However, these beautiful creatures are in serious danger and have recently been added to the Endangered Species List. Come learn about these wonderful animals and discover what you can do to help save them

Video - Not Available

February 24, 2006

Joy Strohmaier

Fast Food Nation: Can We Sustain our appetite for Fast Food? Agriculturally? Nutritionally?

Come see what really goes into that Megaburger and what the real costs are to our health and our agriculture.
[watch video...]

Posted on March 8, 2006

March 3, 2006

Gregory Reinemer

Why Tides Do What They Do

A behind the scenes look at the underlying physics of this very important local and worldwide phenomenon.
[watch video...]

Posted on March 8,2006

March 10, 2006

Karen Francis-McWhite


Video - Not Available