Summer Science Series
4 sessions, 8 hours
Keep calm and love science! Science helps people understand the world around them using evidence and observations. Help your brain grow this summer with the Summer Science Series. Each topic begins with a video and ends with a lively discussion. Pick just one of these intriguing topics or be super smart and take the entire series for a discount. Use the ILR423 course number to register for all four. Topics include:
- Growing Batteries and other Fun Projects
- Does Quantum Mechanics Hold the Secret to the Evolution of Life?
- Quantum Computing Explained
- Mars: To Colonize or Not?
Instructor: Bob graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer and an MSEE from the University of Connecticut. He began his career in electronic warfare at United Aircraft but eventually turned to design of spacecraft for humanitarian purposes at NASA. Bob likes to say; “Engineering made the dough, Cosmology makes me go.” His courses require no math or formal scientific training, but a good sense of humor is mandatory. Bob believes that starting a class with good jokes improves the learning process. Bob’s other passion is rock climbing, having traveled around the U.S. and Europe in its pursuit.
ILR423 Summer Science Series
5 digit number: 17864
Tues 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 7/2 – 7/23
Tuition: $12 Fee: $69 Total: $81
Location: Performing Arts Center/F-Building room 105
MD Residents Age 60+ Pay Fee Only