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Related Link: BeeSpotter

The BeeSpotter team is proud to announce that they are adding Indiana to the list of states for which they can identify bee spottings! They added Ohio to their repertoire last year, so it was only a matter of time before they expanded to Indiana as well.

If you live in Indiana, go create a BeeSpotter account, go out and snap some bee photos, then upload them to BeeSpotter for identification by the experts! While you're at it, tell a few of your friends about it too!


Related Link: Department of Physics Science at the Market

For the seventh year, the University of Illinois Department of Physics is bringing "Science at the Market" on selected Saturday mornings to Urbana's Market at the Square. Various U of I and other experts will be on hand each week with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' disciplines.
For example, you may learn about:

  • What birds and other animals live in Champaign-Urbana parks
  • Floating superconductors
  • Solar flares via solar telescopes
  • Pants that don't stain thanks to nanotechnology
  • 3-D printing by the Illinois Geometry Lab (IGL)
  • Lizards and other animals shown by the Graduate Students in
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (GEEB)
  • And a lot about bees, bumblebees, and pollination on Polinators' Saturdays

August 2016 Schedule:

  • August 6, 2016: The University of Illinois Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • August 13, 2016: Staerkel Planetarium
  • August 20 , 2016: Anita Purves Nature Center, Urbana Park District
  • August 27, 2016 : The University of Illinois Graduate Students in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (GEEB)

Go check out the new Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC) Education website!

On the CREDC site, you will find interactive activities, Minecraft World of Power, and resources for researchers, educators, consumers, and students!


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