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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. Royare Home Decorations mat The Bathroom Toilet Bathroom Door Restroom Absorbent Mats Mat Mat Carpet Household BedroomISC 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.Generic Creative Computer Table Top Multifunction Storage Shelf Office Desktop Rack White HDF Sundries Organizer Stationery Decoration

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:Chenille Outdoor Heart Shaped Anti-Slip Floor Rug Mat Doormat 50cm x 60cm Pink 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.); Generic Fashion pink Flower Cut Out White Wall Hanging Wood Shelf Goods Storage Holder Home Decor Key Hooks Shelf Rack R21156176author 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.” Mirrors European-Style Make-up Mirror, Desktop Storage Box Mirror, Double-Sided Dressing Mirror, 3X Zoom Portable Princess Mirror, 6 Inches (color Red) (color Black)

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: 5Pcs Luxury Stainless Steel Coffee Spoons Ice Cream Candy Teaspoon Kitchen Supplies Tableware 18 colors Electroplate Teaspoon Coffee gold 5pcsthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. ZHANWEI Bathroom Shelves Space Aluminum Shower Organiser 2 Tiers Wall-Mounted with Hook Towel Rack, 6 Styles (Size A-42x14x17.6cm) Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. Area Rugs Doormats Vintage Old Wooden Floor Soft Carpet Mat 6'x4' (72x48 Inches) for Living Dining Dorm Room Bedroom Home Decorative

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.Coat Rack Creative Hook Wall Hooks Wall Hooks Door Hook Bathroom Walls Row Hook Coat Hook (Size 5 Hook) 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.Torch Light DS913B Deluxe Slate Wicker Wireless All-Weather Table Lamp 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.Towel Rack Single Shot Lengthened Stainless Steel Bathroom Bathroom Towel Shelf Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicineZYL Wall-Mounted White Hook, Wooden Living Room Porch Wall-Mounted Coat Hook, Coat Hook (Size 71cm). Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. MXD Wine Nordic Rack Creative Wine Rack European Wine Cup Holder Fashion Wine Set Ornaments Goblet Hanging Cup HolderDuring 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.JJJJD Mini Portable Folding Stool, Camping Bench BBQ Fishing Trip Walking Beach Outdoor Lounge Chair (color D) Consider hydrazine (N2H4), a chemical compound that received renewed recognition by the military-industrial complex in 1937 Germany. Pioneer 7DM031-ORB Towel Bar, Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish