Modesto Area Partners in Science

MAPS presents free, informative and engaging community science programs.
7:30 pm, MJC West Campus Sierra Hall 132*

January 27. “Food of the Gods”
Howard and Sally Peters, a couple known as “Mr. and Mrs. Chocolate”, will explain the wonders, health effects, chemistry and history of chocolate. For those attendees who stay to the "bitter" end, there will be a free drawing for a ten-pound bar of Guittard dark "bittersweet" chocolate.
(FLEX #6023)

February 24. “Flight of the Living Dead”
Professor John Hafernik, CSUSF is a TEDx speaker and an expert on honeybees. He has done extensive research with parasitic wasps that turn them into"zombees."
(FLEX #6025)

March 17. “A Physics Show”
*At the State Theatre, 1307 J St* (FLEX #6026)
Frank Cascarano and David Marasco of Foothill College will present a series of exciting physics demonstrations appropriate for people of all ages. Co-sponsored by the State Theatre.

April 7.
Dr. Amrith Gunasekera from the Calif. Dept. of Food and Agriculture will talk about the effects of climate change on agriculture (with a focus on California). (FLEX #6027)


MAPS is grateful to ASMJC and the MJC Foundation for generous support.