The Ocean Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences cordially invites you to this year’s Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Smithsonian’s Baird Auditorium (10th & Constitution). Dr. David M. Karl of the University of Hawaii will present “The Contemporary Challenge of the Sea: Science, Society, and Sustainability.” Dr.
Mark your calendar for the premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, on Sunday, March 9, at 9:00 p.m. eastern/8:00 p.m.
March is National Nutrition Month, a time to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Does your dinner plate reflect the latest science-based nutrition guidelines? Do you know what’s in your supplements? How can we help schools give students the foundation they need to develop a healthy lifestyle?
Engineering achievements in the past 50 years have helped land astronauts on the moon, create the Internet, and decode the human genome. What will engineering create in the next 50 years?
Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit a short film (30-90 seconds) showcasing an example of science in popular culture to compete for a grand prize of $2000 as part of the 2014 Science and Engineering Festival. Winners also receive a trip to the festival in Washington, D.C. April 26-27.