December 4, 2010

University of Chicago
5720 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

A Day of Science


Students, families, teachers and especially the curious are invited to attend our annual Holiday Lecture and Open House. Read more…

November 16, 2010

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Thorne Auditorium
375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology & Children’s Memorial Research Center Present:

“The Immortal Life of HEnrietta LAcks”

Lecture, Book signing and Dinner with
Best-Selling Author Rebecca Skloot
Featuring Special Guests, Veteran Journalist Bill Kurtis
and WLS TV’s John Garcia,
on November 16

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While the effects of climate change will vary across different ecosystems and sectors, the Great Lakes region is expected to experience large changes in climate during the 21st century. Hear about the impacts of these changes on Great Lakes ecosystems and livelihoods and discuss what the region needs to do to adapt to those changes.

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September 21, 2010

Illinois Institute of Technology
3300 South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, United States

By the year 2035, it is estimated that our world’s dependent relationship with liquid fossil fuels will reach a staggering 110 million barrels a day, with the largest increase in consumption coming from the current developing world. Increased concern over global climate change and rising competition for dwindling fossil fuel resources will require scientifically advanced and environmentally friendly solutions to solve our worsening energy supply problems.

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September 7, 2010

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Baldwin Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

More than 30,000 personnel and nearly 45,00 response vessels have been dispatched to aid in the clean up of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. One question still looms, “What are the long term effects on the environment from the spill?”

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The Chicago Council on Science and Technology Presents

Street Corner Science: Ask a Nobel Laureate

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