Selected Community Events
UW-Eau Claire Campus, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701
July 11th-15th, 2016
Monday, both Group A and Group B
meet from 9 a.m. - noon
Tuesday - Friday, Group A meets 9 a.m. - noon,
and group B meets 1-4 p.m.
Electron microscopes allow scientists and engineers to visualize very small objects with magnifications up to 1 million times. This course will allow you to learn how an electron microscope works and to gain practical experience operating one. You will create a portfolio of images and data collected. If you are a high school student hoping to go to college in a science or engineering field, this is the course for you. Please note that Group A and Group B will have different schedules. Select one group when you register.
Adam Coolidge, 715-836-5637
Aquatic Plants of Wisconsin
Beaver Creek Reserve, Wise Nature Center, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek, WI 54742, Exact meeting place TBA
Lakes are beautiful gems that hold many wonders including aquatic plants. These plants are often regarded as “seaweed” or “weeds” even though they play a vital role in the lake ecosystem. Learn about the diversity of these plants by exploring a secluded lake by canoe in the Chippewa County Forest. Participants will sample for the plants, identify them, and even learn how to press aquatic plants. Canoes and life jackets will be provided. Bring sun protection and wear clothing that can get wet. Your own transportation to the field site is necessary. More details upon signup.
Registration and payment required by July 25.
Friends $15 Nonmembers $20