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Ethnographic Film Series: Cartoneros

Friday, April 28, 2017
2:30 pm

Cartoneros (2006, 60 min. Argentina) by Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Documenting the paper recycling process in Buenos Aires, this film tells the stories of those involved - trash pickers, middlemen in warehouses, and executives in large corporate mills – and invites us to rethink the value of trash.

Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources....

Religious Audiences and the Topic of Evolution: Lessons from the Classroom (Panel Discussion)

Sunday, April 30, 2017
3:00 pm

Dr. Jamie Jensen, Associate Professor of Biology at Brigham Young University, will discuss the intersection of faith and science in the undergraduate classroom. She will give an overview of the current state of major religious groups on the acceptance of evolution and then offer a 30-year longitudinal view of the transition toward higher acceptance amongst members of the...

The Scientist is In: Human Origins

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
1:00 pm

Come meet a scientist and talk to them about their research!

"Smithsonian Science How" Live Webcast: Human Impacts and Extinction of Freshwater Snails

Thursday, May 11, 2017
11:00 am

Join us for the "Smithsonian Science How" webcast! Today's program about human impacts and extinction of freshwater snails features Dr. Ellen Strong, a zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History. About "Smithsonian Science How" Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with "Smithsonian Science How," a live television-style...

"Smithsonian Science How" Live Webcast: Human Impacts and Extinction of Freshwater Snails

Thursday, May 11, 2017
2:00 pm

Join us for the "Smithsonian Science How" webcast! Today's program about human impacts and extinction of freshwater snails features Dr. Ellen Strong, a zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History. About "Smithsonian Science How" Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with "Smithsonian Science How," a live television-style...

Science on a Sphere

Friday, May 19, 2017
1:00 pm

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

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