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March 2017

SP17-14 GLOBAL AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTS

March 7, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: March 7-April 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Richard Gelpke An examination of the broad aspects of our physical environment—the atmosphere, the water sphere, and the surface of the earth—provides the basis for this course. For each aspect, we will search for patterns across the globe. After finding the “big picture,” we will then focus on the U.S. southeast, detailing the importance and impact of these influences on Florida. How have they played out historically and in…

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GALILEO’S TRIAL

March 7, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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Tuesday, March 7 • 1-2 p.m. Harry Dammers Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of significant discoveries that laid the groundwork for modern physics and astronomy. Unfortunately, his pioneering accomplishments were not always widely accepted. We will discuss the history of astronomy leading up to Galileo, what he discovered, how he got in trouble, and how his case was finally resolved.

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THE ELEMENTS OF LIFE—A KEY TO THE EVOLUTION OF LIVING SPECIES

March 15, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday, March 15 • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jim Vartuli There are 120 elements known to man. However, living organisms only require less than 20% of them to sustain life. In this discussion, we will determine which elements are needed, what they do, and why they are essential to life. Finally, we will question if this dependence on approximately 20 elements is an explanation for the chemical evolution of living organisms.

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SP17-SCF-57 PARASITES AND PREDATORS

March 16, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: March 16-April 27 ACADEMY EAST-STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH Joe Kerata We live in an ocean of microbes, some of which are very nasty. We constantly inhale them, swallow them, and unwittingly invite them into our bodies. Yet we have evolved simple and complex strategies over the millennia for protecting ourselves. This course is a fascinating survey of the human body’s defensive and regulatory systems and their never-ending battle to keep us alive…

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May 2017

SU17-21 CLIMATE CHANGE, BAY LEVEL RISE, AND THE HEALTH AND ECONOMIC VALUE OF SARASOTA BAY

May 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW SU17-21 CLIMATE CHANGE, BAY LEVEL RISE, AND THE HEALTH AND ECONOMIC VALUE OF SARASOTA BAY Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 4 Sessions: May 11-June 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam In this class, we will examine the ecological and economic challenges that affect Sarasota Bay including climate change and bay level rise. We will also discuss pollution sources, biological indicators such as seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and other living shorelines. You will learn how to use the Sarasota Water Atlas,…

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September 2017

FA17-52 PHYSICS

September 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA17- 52 PHYSICS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steve Sandler This course is for the layperson; no knowledge of physics or mathematics is required. Just bring your curiosity about the laws of nature, how they have shaped our world, and the impact they have on our everyday activities. How great that impact is may surprise you! Using ordinary language to explain equations and formulas, we’ll explore the major theories of physics: the beliefs…

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October 2017

FA17-19 THE EXCITING WORLD OF SCIENCE

October 10, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-19 THE EXCITING WORLD OF SCIENCE Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Oct. 10-Nov. 14; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jan Skalny In this course, we will review the importance of science to the progress of humanity. We will discuss the complexity of science and review some of the most exciting scientific and technical developments of our time. We will learn about personalities in the fields of physics, chemistry, and biology including: Isaac Newton (gravity and laws…

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES The Roskamp Institute “Research and Clinical Work in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders”

October 13, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

BEHIND-THE-SCENES The Roskamp Institute “Research and Clinical Work in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders” Friday, Oct. 13 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2040 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota Fee: $45 (includes lecture/light lunch) Seating is limited. Speakers: Dr. Fiona Crawford and Dr. Cheryl Brandi “Development of New Treatments and Diagnosis for mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)” The presentation will describe the work of the Roskamp team to develop and evaluate the consequences of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). Our team has developed a…

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November 2017

W18-50-SCF PARASITES AND PREDATORS

November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

W18-50-SCF PARASITES AND PREDATORS is a typographical error in catalog, this link will take you there. Correct course number is: W18-SCF-50 PARASITES AND PREDATORS  

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January 2018

W18-30 THE ACCELERATING WORLD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-30 THE ACCELERATING WORLD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Arthur Kesten The iPhone is 10 years old, Google is 17 years old, and both have caused our world to change profoundly. Innovations in molecular biology are reshaping the field of medicine. Advances in energy production and distribution are impacting consumption patterns and engendering political upheaval. Changes in global water usage may lead to local environmental catastrophe. And robots will transform…

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W18-SCF-50 PARASITES AND PREDATORS

January 9, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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W18-SCF-50 PARASITES AND PREDATORS Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Joe Kerata We live in an ocean of microbes, some of which are very nasty. We constantly inhale them, swallow them, and unwittingly invite them into our bodies. We have evolved simple and complex strategies over the millennia for protecting ourselves. This course is a fascinating survey of the human body’s defensive and regulatory systems and its never-ending battle…

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W18- 54 HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LAST FRONTIER OF SCIENCE

January 10, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18- 54 HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LAST FRONTIER OF SCIENCE Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 10-Feb. 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Grindal Consciousness is the only real thing in the world and yet the greatest mystery of all. It is the complex interaction of multiple neural networks from which emerges a phenomenon that truly defines us as human. Recent technological advances, such as modern brain scanning, have begun to open doors to a greater understanding of the mind at work.…

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W18-80 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

January 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-80 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 11-Feb. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves,…

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W18-88 EVERYDAY AND MODERN PHYSICS

January 11, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-88 EVERYDAY AND MODERN PHYSICS Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 11-Feb. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Yamartino Many of us encounter and solve physics problems daily without ever thinking that science is involved. In this course, we will cover simple physics, as well as advances made over the past 150 years. Examples of simple physics include mechanical advantage, as experienced at the gym, or forms of energy, such as that of a car rolling down a hill, or a…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LAST FRONTIER OF SCIENCE

January 15, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAYS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND - HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LAST FRONTIER OF SCIENCE Monday, Jan. 15: 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Alan Grindal Consciousness is the only real thing in the world and yet the greatest mystery of all. It is the complex interaction of multiple neural networks from which emerges a phenomenon that truly defines us as human. Recent technological advances, such as modern brain scanning, have begun to open doors to a greater…

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ACADEMY LECTURE: THE DIGITAL FUTURE

January 18, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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“THE DIGITAL FUTURE” Thursday, Jan. 18 • 1-2 p.m. WESTMINSTER TOWERS & SHORES Alex Beavers We’ll take a quick look at digital technologies that are starting to creep into our headlines and our lives. The goal is to highlight what is reality and what is science fiction for technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics, autonomous cars, and home automation. Lectures sponsored by Westminster Towers & Shores are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is suggested for the…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – FROM ATOMS TO THE ATOMIC BOMB

January 22, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAYS - FROM ATOMS TO THE ATOMIC BOMB Monday, Jan. 22 • 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Jan Skalny One of the greatest and most controversial scientific achievements of the 20th century was exploitation of nuclear phenomena for both military and industrial causes. In this lecture, we will briefly review the road from understanding the structure of atoms to radioactivity to nuclear energy and warfare. Important personalities to be discussed include Niels Bohrs, Otto Hahn, Lisa…

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ACADEMY LECTURE: WHEN SCIENCE FAILS US

January 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Anna Maria Island Library, 5701 Marina Dr
Holmes Beach, FL 34217 United States
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“WHEN SCIENCE FAILS US” Wednesday, Jan. 24 • 1-2:30 p.m. ANNA MARIA ISLAND LIBRARY 5701 MARINA DRIVE James Vartuli Science and inventions have played an important role in our lives. From the printing press to iPhones and computers and from vaccinations to artificial limbs and pacemakers, science has enhanced our way of life. However, science has also failed us. The reasons for these failures range from simple greed and/or incompetence to unexpected consequences. We will discuss several examples of scientific…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – EVOLUTION IN AND OUT OF TEXTBOOKS

January 29, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY - EVOLUTION IN AND OUT OF TEXTBOOKS Monday, Jan 29 • 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Joe Kerata Evolution is the central organizing theme in biology, but by 1960, the word “evolution” did not appear in the most widely-used biology textbooks in this country. What strange confluence of church and state influenced the changes that challenged the teaching of evolution in our classrooms? Where do we stand now? Upcoming topics on Science Mondays: Feb.…

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February 2018

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – FOSSILS: HARD WON FACTS AND EVIDENCE OF CHANGE

February 5, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY - FOSSILS: HARD WON FACTS AND EVIDENCE OF CHANGE Monday, Feb 5 • 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Jeff Rodgers Every summer, Jeff Rodgers leads two paleontological expeditions to the Badlands in South Dakota. The fossils collected on these trips shed light on remarkable changes that took place in North America between 38-24 million years ago, as the global climate cooled and mammals continued their post-dinosaurian evolution. Join Jeff for a look at how…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – FEELING NERVOUS

February 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY - FEELING NERVOUS Monday, Feb 12 • 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Joe Kerata We’ll take an in-depth look at the body system that enables us to experience the world around us. Every minute, sensations and information bombard us. How do we know what is important to our survival? Why do we experience pain? What exactly is a nerve impulse? Join us for the discussion. Upcoming topic on Science Monday: Feb. 19 “The…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAYS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND

February 19, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAYS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 15-Feb. 19 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W18-AMI-22 SCIENCE MONDAY – THE BIGGEST OF PICTURES – A GUIDED TOUR OF YOUR UNIVERSE

February 19, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
South Florida Museum, 201 10th Street West
Bradenton, United States
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SCIENCE MONDAY - THE BIGGEST OF PICTURES – A GUIDED TOUR OF YOUR UNIVERSE Monday, Feb 19 • 1-2:30 p.m. BISHOP PLANETARIUM AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA MUSEUM Jeff Rodgers Can you think of a better way to spend a Monday than contemplating your place in the universe? Join us for an afternoon exploring the cosmos using Bishop Planetarium’s state-of-the-art 3D atlas of the universe. We’ll talk about how we know what we know and what we still hope to learn.…

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ACADEMY LECTURE: OUR DIGITAL FUTURE: HOPEFUL OR HOPELESS

February 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Anna Maria Island Library, 5701 Marina Dr
Holmes Beach, FL 34217 United States
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“OUR DIGITAL FUTURE: HOPEFUL OR HOPELESS?” Wednesday, Feb 21 • 1-2.30 p.m. ANNA MARIA ISLAND LIBRARY 5701 MARINA DRIVE Alex Beavers Is our digital future of robots, artificial intelligence, deep learning machines, and autonomous cars something to fear or embrace? This talk will include highlights of why a digital transformation of our lives is happening, what control we have over it, what it will mean for our institutions, and why it is something that we should embrace and not fear.…

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W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS

February 23, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bob Bahm Does science excite you? Are you curious about the strange world of quantum mechanics? Join us as we make this topic more understandable and accessible. We’ll start with the basic history of understanding light and the internal workings of the atom. We’ll grapple with objective reality vs. probability (Einstein vs. Bohr), particle/wave duality, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, and Schrödinger’s cat.…

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March 2018

SP18-63 GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD

March 27, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-63 GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD Mondays & Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 5-27; NOTE: Meets twice a week for four weeks. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Michael Melnick You probably know that gemstones run the gamut from A (agate) to Z (zoisite). Each gem has its own magnificent story. In this eight-session course, you will learn about the science that is unique to gemstones. We will discuss the properties of gem materials and why their crystal systems become critical in the…

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June 2018

SU18-01 GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD

June 25, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-01 GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: May 14-June 25 NOTE: No class on May 28 Michael Melnick You probably know that gemstones run the gamut from A (amethyst) to T (tanzanite). Each gem has its own magnificent story. In this six-session course, you will learn about the science that is unique to gemstones. We will discuss the properties of gem materials and why their crystal systems become critical in the identification process. You will also…

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November 2018

FA18-06 OUR UNIVERSE: THE MORE WE LEARN, THE STRANGER IT GETS

November 12, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until November 12, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-06 OUR UNIVERSE: THE MORE WE LEARN, THE STRANGER IT GETS Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Oct. 8-Nov. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers Major discoveries in astronomy and physics over the last several decades have caused scientists to rethink how the cosmos really works. A common conclusion is that our universe is one weird place. Topics that are fascinating as well as thought-provoking will be covered from a historical perspective. It seemed Newton explained things very well for…

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FA18-39 PHYSICS

November 14, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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FA18-39 PHYSICS Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 26-Nov. 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steve Sandler This course is for the layperson; no knowledge of physics or mathematics is required. Just bring your curiosity about the laws of nature, how they have shaped our world, and the impact they have on our everyday activities. How great that impact is may surprise you. Using ordinary language to explain equations and formulas, we’ll explore the major theories of physics: the beliefs of…

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FA18-50 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

November 15, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-50 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Oct. 4-Nov. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay-level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and other…

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January 2019

W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

January 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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February 2019

W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

February 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-57 TALES OF THE UNIVERSE

February 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-57 TALES OF THE UNIVERSE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Jan. 16-Feb. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Bahm Interested in science? Curious about the cosmos? Join us as we explore some remarkable stories and features of our universe. We will look at its infancy— the first three minutes after the Big Bang that shaped everything that exists today; the life cycle of stars from birth to death, including supernovas; the four fundamental forces that drive everything; and the mystery that…

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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

February 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

February 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-SCF-98 HOW FOOD BECOMES YOU: AN ADVENTURE IN HUMAN BIOLOGY

February 26 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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W19-SCF-98 HOW FOOD BECOMES YOU: AN ADVENTURE IN HUMAN BIOLOGY Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 5 Sessions: Jan. 29-Feb. 26 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Joe Kerata You’ve heard the axiom, “we are what we eat,” but how exactly do steaks, veggies, and ice cream become us? You don’t have to be a scientist to enjoy exploring human biology from a different perspective — from the molecular to the global level. Discover the differences between carbohydrates, fats, and…

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W19-81 EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM—AND BEYOND

February 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-81 EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM—AND BEYOND Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 3 Sessions: Feb. 14-Feb. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM James Livingston Our exploration of the Space Age will begin with the early rocket pioneers, Robert Goddard and Wernher von Braun and his World War II V-2 rockets. Next, we will look at the Space Race to the moon, from Sputnik to the Apollo project. NASA and other agencies have sent numerous ships into space, exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets in…

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March 2019

W19-07 AQUACULTURE: THE BLUE REVOLUTION

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-07 AQUACULTURE: THE BLUE REVOLUTION Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers There has been a major change in the seafood industry over the last 10 years. This Blue Revolution in aquaculture is following in the footsteps of the Green Revolution in agriculture of the last 60 years. Over 50 percent of global seafood harvests now come from fish farms. Over 90 percent of the seafood consumed…

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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 34216 United States
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W19-AMI-108 SCIENCE MONDAYS Mondays: 1-2:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 21-Mar. 4 THE CENTER ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Moderator: Sanchia Adye Science Mondays return to Anna Maria Island. Join in as we explore the world around us—from outer space to our home planet. We’ll learn about our brains and our body systems, and we’ll take a look at how great minds came up with astonishing, yet simple ideas in science. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from…

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W19-41 FLAT, HUMID, AND HURRICANES – LET’S MOVE TO FLORIDA

March 6 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-41 FLAT, HUMID, AND HURRICANES - LET’S MOVE TO FLORIDA Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Richard Gelpke Ever wonder why Florida “sticks out” unlike any other part of the U.S. (except for Alaska) or why sinkholes form, or how the Florida Keys came to be or why Lake Okeechobee is sending “guacamole” to Stuart? There’s a lot to discover when it comes to the atmosphere, water sphere, and land sphere. These three ‘spheres’ will…

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W19-64 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACTS OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-64 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACTS OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 13-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Yamartino Scientists have estimated pollution impacts for over 100 years: beginning with the Industrial Age building of smokestacks and use of chlorine gas in World War I. This course will emphasize methods for assessing such impacts, ranging from simple estimates to sophisticated 4-D global simulations. Basic mechanisms of atmospheric pollution transport will be reviewed employing basic “book-keeping” arithmetic and diagrams. We’ll…

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W19-69 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-69 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 24-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay-level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and other…

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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

March 21 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 7 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and…

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