Science for March

Addresse1200 E California Blvd
AtCalifornia Institute of Technology - Caltech
CountyHarris (TX3671)
1200 E California Blvd
California Institute of Technology - Caltech
Harris (TX3671)
Tel 2018-03-31
Categoria Events
Science for March

"Science for March", a follow-up event to the 2017 March for Science, will take place on Caltech's Beckman Mall and in Ramo Auditorium on March 31st, 2018. Come visit Caltech's campus, interact with 50+ science activities, hear TED-style science talks, and listen to keynote speakers. This event is free and open to the general public with many activities for K-12 children. Food trucks will be onsite, swag will be available, and science will be discussed. 10:00am - 1:00pm Science Booths and Activities, Food Trucks for eating 11:00am - 12:00pm Ken Farley, Mars 2020 Project Scientist + select TED-style talks 1:00pm - 2:00pm Sandy Marshall, "Project Scientist" Founder + select TED-style talks 2:00pm - 3:00pm Joshua Fisher, Science Lead, ECOSTRESS Mission, Jet Propulsion Laboratory + select TED-style talks Talks: 11:00 am (keynote) - Ken Farley, "NASA's Mars 2020 Mission: In search of life beyond Earth" David Huynh - "You Don't Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to Think like One" Greg Tikhomirov - "Rise of the Nanorobots" 1:00 pm (keynote) - Sandy Marshall, "Today’s STEM Girls, Tomorrow’s Innovators" Brittany Kamai - "Catching Waves from Black Holes" Sean Feng - "Arms Race Against Bacteria" 2:00 pm (keynote) - Joshua Fisher - "The Fate of the Terrestrial Biosphere Under a Changing Climate" Julian West - "Fortune Favors the Curious" David Miller - "Beetles that Hypnotize Ants" Tara Mastro - "Your Brain on Lead" Parking: All campus garages are free on weekends, see this website for specific locations (i.e.

1-4) T-Shirts: T-shirts will be for sale for $10 (cash only) in a range of sizes from YXS to XL. All proceeds go to providing science booth volunteers with shirts and lunches. Please visit for additional info.

We're excited to announce our first planned keynote speaker, Dr.Farley. Farley is Project Scientist for the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission and is the W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geochemistry at Caltech. Find out more about the Mars 2020 Mission and Dr. Farley at the below links:
We're pleased to introduce our second Keynote speaker for the event, Sandy Marshall.

Marshall is the Founder and CEO of Project Scientist, an organization devoted to supporting girls and women in their STEM passions. You can read more about Project Scientist's story and the long-standing issues behind the underrepresentation of women in STEM at the below here:
Science for March is only 3 days away. Looking forward to seeing you there.

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