Tucson Science Speaker Presentations

General and High 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.

Lakes Andrew Cohen

A few weeks advance notice required.

Summary of Antarctic Research Salvatore Consalvi

1 Month Advance Notice

Deep Field Camps: Working in Remote and Isolated Salvatore Consalvi

1 month advance, can adjust for any audience

The continuing search for extra-terrestrial societies. What should we do if we find one? Carl DeVito

Topic: The science and mathematics behind the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence

For high school students or general groups of people that are high school aged or older. Usually all I need is a white board and some colored markers.

 

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Environment Barry D. Ganapol

3 weeks advance notice required.

Climate Change in the Southwest United States Gregg Garfin

Topic: Climatology and society

2 Weeks advanced notice

Increasing Adaptation Resilience to Climate Extremes Gregg Garfin

Topic: Climatology and society

1 month advanced notice

Working with decision makers to plan for environmental challenges Gregg Garfin

Topic: Climatology and society

1 month advanced notice

Use of Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Management D. Phillip Guertin

A few days advance notice required. Suitable for grades 3-5.

Knowledge from Decay: how Radiocarbon Dating illuminates the past Greg Hodgins

1 month advanced notice required.

Sirius the brightest diamond in the night sky Jay Holberg

Topic: Astronomy

1 week advance notice required.

White Dwarf Stars Jay Holberg

1 week advance notice required.

Tanning Without Sun Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

The Chemistry of Human Behavior Victor Hruby
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.

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
Prospecting for Planets Beyond Neptune Renu Malhotra

Topic: Astronomy

1 month advance notice; projector and screen needed.

Mapping and Monitoring the Environment: Forty Years of Remote Sensing of Planet Earth Stuart Marsh
Hubble Space Telescope and UA Astronomy Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Liquid Nitrogen Demonstration and Miscellaneous Astronomy Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Mount Graham and Large Telescopes Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Searches for Other Planetary Systems Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Adaptive Optics Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

The Cosmic Horizon Fulvio Melia

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Black Hole at the Center of our Galaxy Fulvio Melia

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe Fulvio Melia

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

The Phases of Matter Anthony Muscat

2 weeks advance notice required.

The Next Generation of Computer Chips Anthony Muscat

2 weeks advance notice required.

Where did Earth water come from? Ilaria Pascucci

Topic: Astronomy: Earth

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

Strange New Worlds Ilaria Pascucci

Topic: Astronomy: Exoplanets

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

Modeling Carbon monoxide and dust emissions Aishwarya Raman

Topic: Atmospheric chemistry

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

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.

Working (and Living) in Antarctica Tim Swindle

Topic: Geography, Earth Science

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

The Searches for Life on Mars Tim Swindle

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

Where Stars and Planets Are Born Shirley Yancy

Topic: Astronomy

Projector needed for laptop