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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. Ruby Koi Women's Morgan Ultra Comfy YogaStyle Cargo Scrub Pants with RibKnit WaistISC 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.O'Neill Womens Ivana Woven Pant Pants

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:Shirley of Hollywood Classic Plus Size High Lace Neckline Gartered Chemise Lingerie 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.); Blossom by Maevn Women's Utility Cargo Scrub Pant XXXXLarge Wine Silverauthor 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.” Navy Red American Apparel Men's Unisex Flex Fleece Zip Hoodie

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: Red Nesee Sequined Dress 1920s Knee Length Flapper Party Cocktail Dress with Sequined Cap Sleeve Layer Tassels Hemthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Etecredpow Womens Hoodie Outerwear Thick Sleeveless Down Coat Quilted MidLong Vest Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. Black Lorna Jane Women's Winter Flashy Full Length Pant

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.MSK Womens Party Sequined Evening Dress 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.Columbia Outer West Interchange Jacket 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.Neon Buddha Women's Bellano Top Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

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