Friday, September 14, 2018

Science of Solar Power


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6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Monday, October 8th
Red Rock Room @ Hudson Mills
202 Bradley Street, Carrollton, Georgia

The goal of the Wolf Science Café is to provide a platform for sharing current issues in science and to introduce ways that members of Carrollton and the surrounding communities can be better informed. Open to all age groups.
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Image Courtesy of The Georgia Tech Website


Ajay Upadhyaya, Senior Research Engineer and Professor at Georgia Tech

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Learn About The Science of Solar Power with Dr. Ajay Upadhyaya

Join us on Monday, October 8th to learn more about Solar Power!
6:45 with talk starting at 7:00 pm with Dr. Ajay Upadhyaya
The Red Rock Room at Hudson Mills






How many of us actually understand how solar power works?
This article gives a run down of the basics in solar power.
Click the link to find out.







References
E. (n.d.). Why Solar Energy? Retrieved from http://www.engineering.com/SustainableEngin
eering/RenewableEnergyEngineering/SolarEnergyEngineering/WhySolarEnergy/tabid/3893/Default.aspx
Photovoltaic Array Fundamentals. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://etap.com/renewable-energy/
photovoltaic-array-fundamentals
The basics of solar power. (2015, September 16). Retrieved from https://rgsenergy.com/how
-solar-panels-work/the-basics-of-solar-power/


Monday, September 10, 2018

Learn about Chlamy with Dr. Mitra - tonight at 7:00 pm

Join us tonight to learn more about Chlamy!
6:45 with talk starting at 7:00 pm with Dr. Mitra
The Red Rock Room at Hudson Mills

This short YouTube video shows live chlamy through a microscope.



This article describes the basic structure of chlamy and illustrates the descriptions with diagrams. It also discusses the many ways in which chlamy reproduces. Chlamy are able to reproduce both sexually and asexually depending on their environment at the time of reproduction.





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The following article begins to investigate the advantages and uses of chlamy based on its unique animal and plant characteristics.


References
Sharma, D. Chlamydomonas: Position, Occurrence and Structure (With Diagrams). (2016, February 04). Retrieved from http://www.biologydiscussion.com/algae/life-cycle-algae/chlamydomonas-position-occurrence-and-structure-with-diagrams/21052
MetaMicrobe.com/Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. (2014, September 30). Retrieved from http://www.metamicrobe.com/chlamy/
T. (2011, October 01). Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyta). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzzK0IE3h7c&feature=youtu.be

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Chlamy ("Green Yeast"): A ROCK STAR Biology Teaching Tool

September 10, 2018 (Monday)
6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Chlamy ("Green Yeast"):
A ROCK STAR Biology Teaching Tool

Dr. Mautusi Mitra
Associate Professor of Biology
College of Science and Mathematics
University of West Georgia


Red Rock Room @ Hudson Mills
202 Bradley Street, Carrollton, Georgia

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Physics Demo Night @ UWG

Thought I'd share this info from our Physics faculty regarding an upcoming demo-

You and yours are cordially invited to Physics Demonstration Night, August 31st 7:00 - 8:30 pm , in the Crider Lecture Hall of the Math-Physics Bldg (Boyd) Room 203.  


This year's theme is Electricity. Demonstrations may include: Electrified hot dogs, pickles, pickled pigs' feet, and queen olives.  Also, the million volt zap cane, a 600,000 volt van de Graaff generator, levitating metal, the exploding wire, and more.  

Demo Night is free and open to the public, and suitable for ages 5 years and up. An early arrival is advisable.


Sponsored by The Georgia Space Grant Consortium/NASA  & the UWG Physics Dept.
physics@westga.edu           

678-839-4087

Presented by Dr. Javier Hasbun & Dr. Ben de Mayo.



Thursday, July 26, 2018

Weather Twists and Turns


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Please join us for our first event of the academic year on August 13, 2018 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. We are looking forward to an exciting talk by Dr. Bill Murphey, the State Climatologist with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.

To learn more about the Georgia EPD and the office of the State Climatologist


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Monday, July 9, 2018

Upcoming Academic Year

Summer greetings! We hope you have been out enjoying nature and maybe catching up on some much needed down time. Our first speaker of the 2018/2019 Academic Year will blow your socks off....at least his talk on severe weather might!

We will continue our second Monday of each month, from 6:45 - 8:00 pm in a new location. The Red Rock Room at the Hub @ Hudson Mills has graciously agreed to host the Wolf Science Café and has a great space for us to learn new science and catch up with old friends. Our speakers will start promptly at 7:00 with talks ranging from 30 - 45 minutes, and follow up with questions.

Be on the lookout for our exciting line-up of topics and please remember to share and like us on Facebook/Instagram!

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Engaging with the Hooch


Please join us on April 9, 2018 at Gallery Row for our monthly meeting of the Wolf Science Café. Our speaker this month is Hannah Bradford of the Chattahoochee River Keepers. As always, this is a family friendly event that starts at 6:45 lasting until 8:00. Please come and be engaged with your fellow science enthusiasts!

Chattahoochee River @McIntosh Preserve