Science Cafés: Our 2010-2011 Season


October 5, 2010
Michael Elzinga
Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center
Order, Disorder, and Entropy:
Misconceptions and Misuses of Thermodynamics


November 2, 2010
Robert Klips
Department of Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
The Ohio State University
Making Sense of Flowers:
Ohio's Plant Families and How to Know Them


December 7, 2010
Richard Bradley
Department of Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
The Ohio State University
The Ohio Spider Survey:
16 Years of Citizen Science


January 6, 2011
Dan Siegal-Gaskins
Mathematical Biosciences Institute
The Ohio State University
Genetic Switches


February 8, 2011
Bill Fisher
     and
Josh Dyer
Crawford Park District
Crawford County Megafauna: Mastodon Mystery


March 1, 2011
Gary Kennedy
Department of Mathematics
The Ohio State University
Fractals: A Mandelbrot Recipe


April 5, 2011
Kathleen McEnnis
Department of Polymer Science & Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Polymers All Around Us


May 3, 2011
Anna Willow
Department of Anthropology
The Ohio State University
Environmental Justice:
Redefining Environmentalism?


June 7, 2011
Laurie Goodchild
The Research Institute
Nationwide Children's Hospital
     and
Helen O'Meara
Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University
Research Saving People,
Research Saving Animals