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Illinois Science Council (“ISC”) is an independent 501c3 organization that engages, educates, and entertains the public about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in our everyday lives. Foam Container, 6 oz, White, SquatISC serves as the adult complement to student-focused science efforts, and the science & tech counterpart to the region’s arts & culture offerings by raising STEM understanding and appreciation.Foam Food Container 1-Comp Dart Carryout White 500 Containers Hot and Cold Food

ISC explores a wide variety of topics with a fun, non-stuffy approach. We create engaging programs (aimed at adults and accessible to teens) such as:FOH ASA015FRG23 Frosted 2 Ounce Mini Martini Glass - 12 CS hands-on chemistry (Chemistry of… Beer, Chocolate, Whiskey, Coffee, Honey, etc.); panel discussions on science subjects in the news (Your Brain on Happiness, on Creativity, on Addiction, on Exercise, etc.); FOH DBO030BKP22 Spiral Ink 10 Round Bowl - 6 CSauthor talks (Lisa Randall, Mary Roach, Randall Munroe of XKCD); film screenings (“The Atom Smashers”), plus the Chicago Science Festival; and more.

Carl Sagan observed:

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent upon science and technology in which hardly anyone understands anything about science and technology.” FOH DDP050WHP21 Harmony Bento 12 x 9 Plate - 4 CS

ISC is certainly working to change that.
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The Illinois Science Council invites you to join us at our 5th annual Chicago Science Fest!  We have a supercharged week of science lined up just for you, including our signature event: Fondue 5 Part Naaman Porcelain Plates Sushi Tapas (4) White Made in Israelthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Food Wine For Gorham Au Gratin, Large Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. Flowers Leaves PVC Wipe Clean Vinyl Tablecloth ALL SIZES - Code C93-2

As a high school student, I had a love of technical subjects, such as physics, math and computer programming. I also spent a great deal of time in art classes.Food Network 3.5 Qt Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven (Brand New & Factory Sealed) I was blessed with a generous and dedicated art teacher (thank you, Leona Mackey).

Those interests overlapped for me in photography, which I dove into deeply. While shooting, I immersed myself in my senses.Football 3 Sport Glass Trophy Award Personalise Engrave Gift Plaque Anniversary When composing, I leveraged intuition and critical thinking. And in the darkroom, I practiced my analytical thinking skills as I developed and printed my photographs.FORBICE CUCINA SMONTABILE INOX DIM.18CM Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicineForlife Café Style Infusion Coffee Maker Glass 7 Cup. Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. Forlife Stump Teapot White 18oz & Strong Breakfast Loose Leaf Tea 100gDuring World War II for example, blood poisoning, bronchitis, and other infectious diseases contracted by soldiers created a demand for broad spectrum antibiotics, which encouraged British scientists to find new ways to produce penicillin on a mass scale.

Sometimes, weapons of war themselves have applications other than mass destruction.Formula 1 Race Car Artwork Wallpaper Woven Self-Adhesive Wall Mural Art M74 Consider hydrazine (N2H4), a chemical compound that received renewed recognition by the military-industrial complex in 1937 Germany. Flowers PVC Vinyl Wipe Clean Tablecloth - ALL SIZES - Code F724-1