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Join us this Friday, September 30th, to hear Robert Stavins and members of the Ctrl-Z Robotics Team present: "Ctrl-Z Robotics Team".

About the Talk: Ctrl-Z is a five year old local high school robotics team drawing students from nine different schools in the greater Champaign-Urbana area. We compete in the annual First Robotics Competition, the highest division of the FIRST organization. Ctrl-Z works hard with our community to develop recognition for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Topic: Ctrl-Z Robotics Team

When: Friday, September 30th, 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: 505 E Green St, Classroom 201, Champaign, IL 61820


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Join us this Friday when Tony Peressini and Tom Anderson will present "MathTeacherLink: A Retrospective Look".

About the Talk: Math Teacher Link, a series of online modules on using technology in teaching 9 – 14 mathematics, was one of the early online adventures at the University of Illinois in online education. Tony Peressini, the creator of Math Teacher Link, and Tom Anderson, who was one of the first students and later a co-director, will look back at the successes, the challenges, and the joys of those past nineteen years of offering mathematics over the Internet.

Topic: MathTeacherLink: A Retrospective Look

When: Friday, September 23rd, 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: 505 E Green St, Classroom 201, Champaign, IL 61820


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

September 2016 Schedule:

  • September 10, 2016: The University of Illinois Physics Department
  • September 17, 2016: St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy at Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • September 24, 2016: The University of Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST)

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