KIDS: Yale Science Outreach Events

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Join us select Saturdays to celebrate the amazing world of science.  This award-winning lecture series features scientists whose passion for their work inspires us all.  Each event involves a lecture by a Yale professor and engaging science demonstrations/games run by Yale college students. Science on Saturdays provides an opporunity for Yale scientists and residents of New Haven and beyond to come together over a shared sense of wonder. Past topics have included “Why Birds Are Dinosaurs," “Viruses: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," The Universe in Your Hands," and "Your DNA: Sense or Nonsense?"
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Location and Times
Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect Street. New Haven. Hands-on-demonstrations 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Events are open to all ages, but are best suited for “kids” in 7th grade and above.
Free Admission Open to the Public

Upcoming Events
09/27/2014  "Small, Sticky & Squishy" Prof. Eric Dufresne (Engineering)
10:00am - 12:00pm

Sterling Chemistry Lab at 225 Prospect St.Science on Saturdays Lecture and Demonstration Series  Photo 
10/18/2014  "Searching for Other Earths" Prof. Debra Fischer (Astronomy)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Sterling Chemistry Lab at 225 Prospect St. 
11/15/2014  "The RNA World" Prof. Ron Breaker (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Sterling Chemistry Lab at 225 Prospect St. 
The Essentials
  • Who can come?Anyone!
  • When is it?Six Saturdays per academic year, 10am-12pm.
  • Where is it?Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect Street
  • Do I need to register?No
  • Is there a cost?No
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