MAPS

Modesto Area Partners in Science

2000 - 2001 Archive

[This is an archive of our 2000 - 2001 MAPS year. Here is a link to the Current MAPS schedule.]


Antarctic Adventures
Friday, February 2, 2001

Jean Roberts, a teacher at Bullard High School in Fresno, shared her adventures in the Antarctic. She did research at the Summit of Mt Erebus, an active volcano.
Links:
Teachers Experiencing Antarctica
Fresno Bee aricle: Journey to Antarctica


East African Ecology
Friday, February 23, 2001

Joe Medeiros, former MJC biology professor and Director of the Great Valley Museum and currently biology professor at Sierra College, returned to Modesto to discuss the animal and plant life in East Africa.
Links:
Sierra College Natural History Museum


A Phantasy of Physical Phenomena
Friday, March 16, 2001

Al Guenther, one of the best science demonstrators in the world and former consultant for the TV show "Beakman's World", astonished us with science experiments.
Links:
Beakman's World Page (Sony)
Bureau of Education & Research Home (Mr. Guenther works for them.)


Conflicts in the Genome Era
Friday, March 30, 2001

Dr. Michael Goldman from CSU SF discussed biotechnology and its potential impact on society's future.
Link:
Professor Goldman's Web Site


Video from Underneath Montery Bay
Friday, April 27, 2001

Dr. Judith Conner, from the Montery Bay Aquarium Research Institute, discussed the fascinating life in Montery Bay.
Link:
Dr. Conner's page at MBARI


The Fabulous Limeliters
Friday, September 28, 2001

The Fabulous Limeliters did a benefit folk concert for MAPS and the Arts Humanities and Communications Division. It cost $15 per person.
Link:
The Fabulous Limeliters Web Site