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Science Literacy Week: Sept 16-21

Sinking, Floating & Waves Demonstration

New Westminster: Monday, September 16 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Coquitlam: Wednesday, September 18 10:00 - 11:00 am

Join Douglas College faculty members Jennifer Kirkey and Will Gunton from the Physics and Astronomy Department in these hands-on demonstrations as they illustrate why some things float, some things sink, and how waves transfer energy from one point to the other.

Jennifer Kirkey has been teaching physics and astronomy at Douglas College for more that 25 years.

Will Gunton has been teaching physics and astronomy at Douglas College for three years.

 

Earth's Early Ocean Display

New Westminster: Wednesday, September 18 10:30 - 11:30 am
Coquitlam: Tuesday, September 17 10:00 - 11:00 am

Earth Science faculty members Nathalie Vigouroux-Caillibot and Corinne Griffing will display what the shallow ocean looked like when life started to evolve into more complex organisms. The display will feature images, video, and a collection of fossils of early marine animals.

Nathalie Vigouroux-Caillibot is a instructor in Earth and Environmental Sciences and has been teaching at Douglas College for six years.

Corinne Griffing is a lab facilitator in Earth and Environmental Sciences and has been teaching at Douglas College for two years.

 

Biology & Ocean Layers Demo

New Westminster: Monday, September 16 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Biology faculty member Jessica Clasen as she demonstrates how temperature and salinity affect the layers of the ocean and what this means for the biology. Examine live plankton and see student work from the Marine Biology department.

Jessica Clasen has a PhD in oceanography from UBC and has been teaching biology at Douglas College for 6 years. Her favorite courses to teach are microbiology and marine biology!

Last Updated: 2019-05-24 4:00:12 PM