Tucson Science Speaker Presentations

Elementary School

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Presentation Presenter Comments
Pesticides Paul Baker

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Termites Paul Baker

4 weeks advance notice required.

Environmental Issues Paul Baker

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

From the Parched Past to 2014 and Beyond Gregg Garfin

Topic: Climatology

1 month notice preferred; projector needed; consultation preferred, in order to home in on best match between audience and topic 

How Climate Change Affects the Southwest United States Gregg Garfin

Topic: Climate Change

1 month notice preferred; projector needed; consultation preferred, in order to home in on best match between audience and topic 

How Do Cells Communicate? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

How Do Hormones Work? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

How the Brain Works: Brain Chemistry Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

Pain and Addiction: Are They Related? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

Tanning Without Sun Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

Telemedicine: Getting Healthcare to People Far Away - Including Space! Elizabeth Krupinski

2 weeks advance notice recommended.

Using Solar, Wind, and/or Biomass Energy Dennis Larson
Liquid Nitrogen Demonstration and Miscellaneous Astronomy Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Hydrology: The Science of Water Thomas Meixner

Topic: Hydrology and Water Resources

Need 1 month and projector. Presentation also focuses on water sources and challenges for Tucson. 

The Phases of Matter Anthony Muscat

2 weeks advance notice required.

High-Tech Toys in our Future and Space Spinoffs Kumar Ramohalli

1 week advance notice required.

The Space Debris Environmental Problem Aaron J Rosengren

Topic: Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Engineering

1 Month Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

Agriculture and the Environment Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Environmental Science and Sustainability Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Soil and Water Conservation and Sustainability Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Meteorites: Rocks from Space Tim Swindle

Topic: Astronomy or Earth Sciences

Grades 3 and up; 1 month advance notice; screen needed

Working (and Living) in Antarctica Tim Swindle

Topic: Geography, Earth Science

Grades 3 and up; 1 month advance notice; screen needed

Volcanoes and Earthquakes Singleton Thibodeaux-Yost

Topic: Geology

Our Solar System Singleton Thibodeaux-Yost

Topic: Planetary Science

The Water Cycle Singleton Thibodeaux-Yost

Topic: Environmental Issues