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Illinois Science Council (“ISC”) is an independent 501c3 organization that engages, educates, and entertains the public about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in our everyday lives. Allis Chalmers Model 20-35 metal signISC serves as the adult complement to student-focused science efforts, and the science & tech counterpart to the region’s arts & culture offerings by raising STEM understanding and appreciation.Allis Chalmers U 1 16 diecast metal farm tractor replica by Scale Models

ISC explores a wide variety of topics with a fun, non-stuffy approach. We create engaging programs (aimed at adults and accessible to teens) such as:Allis-Chalmers D-17 Precision Series 16 Scale hands-on chemistry (Chemistry of… Beer, Chocolate, Whiskey, Coffee, Honey, etc.); panel discussions on science subjects in the news (Your Brain on Happiness, on Creativity, on Addiction, on Exercise, etc.); ALMOST REAL 1 18 MODEL CAR DIECAST MCLAREN P1 GTR JAMES HUNT 40TH ANNIVERSARYauthor talks (Lisa Randall, Mary Roach, Randall Munroe of XKCD); film screenings (“The Atom Smashers”), plus the Chicago Science Festival; and more.

Carl Sagan observed:

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent upon science and technology in which hardly anyone understands anything about science and technology.” Almost Real 1 43 Range Rover 1970 yellow

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The Illinois Science Council invites you to join us at our 5th annual Chicago Science Fest!  We have a supercharged week of science lined up just for you, including our signature event: Alpine renault gt4 1962 paradcar 1 43 new in Factory box mountingthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Altaya 1 43 - part 46-pinder jean richard-le kombi volkswagen type 2 t3 Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. All American Timber-Toter 1 12 Scale Original 1950's Restored Excellent

As a high school student, I had a love of technical subjects, such as physics, math and computer programming. I also spent a great deal of time in art classes.Altaya 1 43 Scale AL01419V - Seat Ibiza Kit Car - Monte Carlo Rally 1999 I was blessed with a generous and dedicated art teacher (thank you, Leona Mackey).

Those interests overlapped for me in photography, which I dove into deeply. While shooting, I immersed myself in my senses.Altaya 1 43 Scale Diecast AL201118G - Ford Focus WRC - Mexico 20005 When composing, I leveraged intuition and critical thinking. And in the darkroom, I practiced my analytical thinking skills as I developed and printed my photographs.ALTAYA Classic 1 43 Al Capone's 1930 V-16 Cadillac Imperial Sedan NEW Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

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