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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. Gorgeous Palace Floral Leggings with Pocket for Women Yoga HighWaist Tummy Control Workout Pant TightsISC 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.RACHEL Rachel Roy Women's Plus Size Ruffle Sash Top

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:Pivaconis Womens Winter Fleece Lined Thicken Denim Jakcet Quilted Coat Overcoat 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.); Black Rachel Zoe Women's Reedauthor 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.” Abetteric Women Hoodie Thickened with Big Pockets Quilted Down Parka

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: Indian Tan Oh la la Cheri Women's Lucettethe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Eelivero Womens 3D Printed High Waist Yoga Workout Leggings Tight Pants Galaxy Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. JOA Women's Floral Print Fit and Flare Dress

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.Alex Evenings Women's Plus Size Shift Dress with Illusion Neckline 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.Eclipse Bright White Equipment Women's Layla Cami 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.Maaji Women's RUA Jardim Sliding Triangle Bikini Top Swimsuit Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicineScarf Houndstooth Rainbow Winter Plaid Shawl Wild England Student Ladies Warm Scarf 70cm X 180CM (color B). Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. J.Crew Mercantile Women's 9 HighRise Fine Stripe Skinny JeanDuring 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.HKJhk Women's Long Wallet Student PU MultiFunction Ticket Holder Mobile Phone Bag Wallet (color Pink) Consider hydrazine (N2H4), a chemical compound that received renewed recognition by the military-industrial complex in 1937 Germany. Black Diamond Vines Nanette Lepore Women's Front Keyhole One Piece Swimsuit