October 28, 2012
Passport to Science Day highlights the incredible science resources in the Bay Area by offering a series of tours, hikes and active explorations. Over 15 tours are offered on Sunday, October, 28th, designed uncover those hidden gems. Come out for a unique, fun and educational glimpse into the scientific wonders in the Bay Area!
Ever wonder how plants live? Or how worms produce compost? Curious about solar beads and solar cookers? Get hands-on with science to find out! Join Cal scientists for some cool, food-related investigations at East Bay farmers’ markets during the Bay Area Science Festival.
The Skoll Global Threats Fund invites the public to join us Sunday evening, October 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. (organ at 6:45 p.m.) for a special screening of “Contagion” in conjunction with the launch of Flu Near You, our collaborative project with the American Public Health Association and HealthMap.
Find out how you can help put the public in public health. Join us at www.flunearyou.org.
A panel of experts including technical consultants on the film will engage the local audience of invited public health officials, healthcare providers, teachers, students, law enforcement, military, churches and corporations in a town hall discussion after the film.
We are reserving a limited number of free admission tickets for the general public on a first come basis:
The Skoll Global Threats Fund’s mission is to confront global threats imperiling humanity by seeking solutions, strengthening alliances, and spurring actions needed to safeguard the future.
Film making is undergoing a revolution brought on by advances in computer technology, computational physics, and math. Using numerous examples drawn from Pixar’s feature films, this talk will provide a behind the scenes look at the role that math is playing in the revolution.
Come join us for talks on Darwinian evolution, Oakland history, and nanocrystals from the Molecular Foundry, as Nerd Nite launches it’s events in the East Bay! Nerd Nite is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series whose not-so-secret sauce is made from presentations, drinks, and socializing.