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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. C DENGDAI Women's Belts,Belt,Waist Velvet Perforated Girdle Female Decorative Coat Sweater Wide BeltISC 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.bluee colorfulspace Bikinis Women Plus Size Print Tankini Swimjumpsuit Swimsuit Beachwear Padded Swimwear Beach Cover up Biquini

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:Red ADLISA Women's Elegant Bodycon Slim Fit Long Sleeve Warm Night Out Pencil Midi Dress Party Dresses 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.); MUMUWU Women's Vneck Cropped Sleeves Floral Pattern Long Skirt With Large Swing Dress Party Dressesauthor 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.” PursuitofselfCA Black Curved Hem Sequin Casual Blouse Women

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: Vska Womens Double Button Blazer Slim Fitting Notch Lapel Suit Coatthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Glam and Gloria Womens Black Gothic Steampunk Vest Sleeveless Tail Jacket Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. YYG Womens Muslim Middle East Flower Printing Arabia Open Front Cardigan Robe 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.Glow Floral findersKEEPERS Women's Arcadia Long Bell Sleeve Ruffle V Neck Pleated Mini 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.Silver Jeans Co. Women's Avery Curvyfit High Rise Skinny Crop 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.FreelyWomen Zips PlusSize Bomber Stand Collar Coat Slim Leather Jackets Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicineAdrianna Papell Women's Long Jersey Dress with Beaded Sleeves. Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. Cropped Crescent Valley 7 For All Mankind Women's Skinny Cropped Ankle PantDuring 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.

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