Program for High School Sophomores
Science Café at Hofstra
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 and
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Science Café offers a taste of interactive science learning at Hofstra University.
A Hofstra science professor, with assistance from undergraduate science majors,
leads an activity from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the topic of the
IDEAS talk that follows (from 7:30 to 9 p.m.).
There is no cost to attend, but attendance is limited so you must register.
For more information and/or to register, email Robin Zimmerman at Robin.Zimmerman@Hofstra.edu or call (516) 463-5792.
Dates and Topics for Fall 2013 Time: 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 17, 2013:
X and the City: “Arithmetic” Applied to Urban Life!
Science Activity: Dr. Richard Puerzer of the Department of Engineering Geology and department undergraduate students will lead a science activity combining science, math and engineering. He is noted for his application of engineering tools and techniques to the game of baseball!
Evening IDEAS talk: Dr. John Adam, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Old Dominion University in Virginia, will present an informative and entertaining exploration of the use of mathematics in understanding aspects of city life.
Thursday, November 14, 2013:
Networks for Life: Your Role in Stitching the Natural World Together
Science Activity: A professor from the Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability and department undergraduate students will lead a science activity focusing on how all of us can make simple changes that really count.
Evening IDEAS Talk: Dr. Douglas Tallamy, Professor, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, will look at how changing our backyards and corporate landscapes can go a long way in sustaining biodiversity in the future.
To register for one or both of these evenings, please contact
Robin Zimmerman, IDEAS Project Coordinator