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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. Democracy Women's Plus Size Long Sleeve Wrap Top with Lace DetailISC 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.Black Rachel Pally Women's Luna Wrap Dress

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:Summer Pink Joie Women's Elazara Lightweight Top 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.); Fieer Womens Houndstooth Poncho Skinny Thin Woolen Jacket Overcoatauthor 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.” EWDVqqq Women Yoga Pant Bear Paw Print High Waist Fitness Workout Leggings Pants

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: West End Knitwear Side Zip Cable Knit Wool Jacketthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Womens Seabed Coral Fish Ocean Print Sweater Boyfriend Nice\r\n Lightweight Round Neck Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. Women's Green Bull Dog Joggers Pants With Pockets

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.NYDJ Women's Petite Hidden Drawstring Pant 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.Cypress Lee Womens Relaxedfit All Day Pant 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.Miraclesuit Womens Tiki Hankini Tankini Top Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicineGeneric Women's Body Shaper Corset Steel Boned Cotton Long Torso Hourglass Body Shaper Corset. Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. Muffler Scarf 0683 in Fine Pashmina Wool from the Heritage Range by Pashmina & SilkDuring 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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