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Flight of the Living Dead: Zombies & Citizen Science
MAPS presentation 2/24/17
Chocolate: Food of the Gods
MAPS (Modesto Area Partners in Science) presentation 1/27/17
"Pluto Up Close" Dr. Mark Showalter
Mark Showalter discovered and named two of Pluto's moons! Who better to update us on the vast information downloaded from the New Horizons probe? Dr. Showalter also currently is heading up th...
Mountain Lions and Big Horn Sheep
MAPS Presentation 9/30/16 Presented b Jeff Villepique, Ph.D. Wildlife Biologist
Kammen, Dan "Climate Science and Solutions"
UC Berkeley engineer and climate specialist Dr. Daniel Kammen explains the science behind how we can effectively deal with our carbon pollution and climate change.
Tom Luster, "Desalination and California's Water Shortage"
California Coastal Commission Analyst Thomas Luster explains the technology and regulation of desalination plants.
Brian Kennedy, President and CEO of Buck Institute of Aging Research delivers an interesting explanation of some current aging research.
El Nino, Earth's Weather Heartbeat"
Noah Hughes, MJC's Earth Science and Meteorology professor, lucidly explains the dynamics of El Nino Pacific Ocean warming, and its effects on California weather.
Dr. Frances Houle explains how her lab has already invented a membrane that splits water using light, evolving hydrogen and oxygen. She also describes research currently underway to generate h...
"Search for Extraterrestrial Life"
NASA-Ames scientist Dr. Lynn Rothschild updates 550 people in the audience on recent discoveries in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Tessa Hill, "Ocean Acidification"
U. C. Davis' Dr. Tessa Hill explains the origins and significance of increasing the acidity of our world's oceans.
"Why Outdoor Education is GOOD for Our Community""
Lynn M. Hansen, retired MJC Biology Professor, explains why we need nature and showcases numerous local high-impact outdoors education programs....
California's Marine Sanctuaries
Bill Duoros explains the importance of the Marine Sanctuaries off California's coast.
Kara McCloskey: "Stem Cell Engineering"
UC Merced's Stem Cell Engineer Kara McCloskey, PhD., describes the field of stem cell engineering and explains he r labs recent work. Jan. 30, 2015
Steve Phillips, "Groundwater Issues in California"
Steve Phillips, from the United States Geologic Survey, reports on "hot-off-the-press" groundwater modeling just completed by the USGS. This mo...
Dr. David Blake of NASA explains the great progress being made in understanding Martian rocks and Martian geologic history. Nov. 2014
Judy van de Water, "Autism Spectrum Disorder"
UC Davis researcher Judy van de Water explains current knowledge about autism in Autism Spectrum Disorder". She has discovered an antibody connection that appears related to about 1/4 of autis...
Kevin Mitchell: "Chaos Theory"
UC Merced physicist Kevin Mitchell lucidly explains chaos theory, and applications of chaos theory to real life. Feb. 2014
Mark Aldenderfer, "Sky Caves of Nepal"
Dr. Mark Aldenderfer, in "Sky Caves of Nepal," describes his sky-high anthropology research in Nepal. Where did Nepal's first humans originate? What adaptations enable them to live in their ha...
Dr. Jeff Underwood, "Atmospheric Rivers and Extreme Rainfall"
Dr. Jeff Underwood explains the origins, benefits and dangers of atmospheric rivers.
Dr. Anthony Westerling, Part 2 "Wildfires in the Western US"
UC Merced's Anthony Westerling portrays the increases of wildfire intensity and numbers, and their relation to climate change. Part 2 of an hour...
Dr. Anthony Westerling, Part 1 "Wildfires in the West"
UC Merced's Anthony Westerling portrays the increases of wildfire intensity and numbers, and their relation to climate change. Part 1 of an hour...
Chris Petersen, Part 2 "Conjunctive Use of Groundwater"
Concludes the hour-long (total) groundwater talk.
Dr. Chris Petersen, Part 1 "Conjunctive Use of Groundwater" Part 1
This hour explores how groundwater is used and recharged, and how we can foster its sustainability. In two parts, on 10/25/13
"Fracking in California" Mark Nechodom
Mark Nechodom, Director of California State Department of Conservation, explains hydraulic fracking and its regulation in California. Sept. 27, 2013
Dr. Jim Hetrick: "Discovery of the Higgs Boson"
Dr. Jim Hetrick, nuclear physicist and chairman of the UOP Physics Department, explains what the Higgs Boson is, how the evidence for it was dis...
Neil Shubin and His Inner Fish
Neil Shubin, paleontologist and author of Your Inner Fish, speaks to the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College, April, 2013.His entertaining tour through geological ages and biological...
"The Search for Life on Mars" -Carol Stoker
Carol Stoker updates the MJC audience on the latest advances in NASA's search for evidence of life on MARS.
"The Humboldt Squid"
Learn recentinformation about the giant squid off California's coast.Danna Staaf, Gilly Lab, Stanford University presented on 11/18/11
Garry Hayes: "Earthquakes: Is What You Think You Know, True?"
Garry Hayes, MJC's Geologist, Explains the geophysics of earthquakes to a packed house on 9/30/11.
"Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California" Richard Hilton
Richard Hilton of Sierra College, Rocklin, discusses "Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California" and his book published with the same ...
“Charles Darwin’s Epic Journey”
Dr. Jim Youngblom, CSU Stanislaus Biology Professor explains the life experiences that led Charles Darwin to his discovery and documentation of the theory of evolution via natural selection....
"The Crystal Ball: How Weather Forecasts are Made"
Noah Hughes, MJC Earth Science Professor, lucidly explains the "Crystal Ball" system used by meteorologists to predict weather. This "Cyrstal ...
Ed Peltzer: "Ocean Acidification, Global Warming's Sour Sister"
Dr. Ed Peltzer, Monterey Bay Research Institute oceanic chemist, explains current knowledge of ocean acidifcation resulting from human CO2 emiss...
Bryan Mendez, "The Science of the Maya Apocalypse"
Not bothering to buy Christmas presents since the Maya calendar predicts the end of the world this December, 2012? Dr. Bryan Mendez of UC Berk...
"Human Evolution Revealed by Neanderthal DNA" by Ed Green
On 12/9/11, UCSC's anthropologist Ed Green explained the fascinating recent analysis of Neanderthal DNA to an enthusiastic Modesto Junior Colleg...
"Causes and Solutions to Global Warming" by Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson
Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson, climate modeler at Stanford University, on 10/19/10, explains the process of global warming, and explores numerous technol...
Barry Sinervo: Lizards and Climate Change
Dr. Sinervo delivers a fun and informative story of his discoveries of extinctions of reptile and amphibian populations related to climate change. 4/20/12 MAPS presentation.
Heidi Meyer, "The Importance of Mathematical Play"
In this 3/30/12 MAPS presentation, "Infinite Possibility" The Importance of Mathematical Play" Heidi Meyer MJC mathematician Heidi Meyer enterta...
"Sea Level Rise and Climate Change" by Dr. Gary Griggs
Dr. Gary Griggs, U.C. Santa Cruz, lucidly describes how climate change is leading to sea level rise, and some of the present and future effects ...
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