Science Rocks PHX at Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix, Friday, March 27, 2015, 6 PM

Kelly Murray Young, Assistant Agent, Agroecology, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension,Maricopa County. Interests include entomology, soil science, irrigation management, plant sciences, plant pathology and weed science.

Kelly Murray Young, Assistant Agent, Agroecology, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension,Maricopa County. Interests include entomology, soil science, irrigation management, plant sciences, plant pathology and weed science.

Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, ScienceArizona and City of Phoenix present Science Rocks PHX at Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix. 

Science Rocks PHX combines the the best and brightest scientific minds in Arizona with talented local rock musicians in one multifaceted event.

This is a chance to engage with Arizona-­‐based scientists who share passion for their field of study in a community setting. Science Rocks PHX is a special engagement of Civic Space’s popular Fridays in the Park series and is co-­‐sponsored by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, ScienceArizona and The City of Phoenix. This event takes place from 6-­‐10pm on March 27, 2015 at Civic Space Park, located at 424 N. Central Ave. in downtown Phoenix between 1st and Central avenues, just north of Van Buren Street/Central light rail station.

Science Rocks PHX is open to all ages and free to the public. “We are very excited to be a part of this integrative event,” said Katy Spratt, Community Relations for Bookmans. “There is so much talent in Arizona, we cannot wait to hear from the brightest minds and musicians in our community.”

Jekan Thanga, Assistant Professor, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration. His interests include Evolutionary Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Life.

Jekan Thanga, Assistant Professor, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration. His interests include Evolutionary Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Life.

Short multimedia presentations by four different scientific speakers will take place inside the A.E. England Building, located in Civic Space Park, from 6:30-­‐7:30pm. Featured presenters are  Jekan Thanga, Assistant Professor, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration; Subir Sabharwal, Researcher, ASU School of Earth and Space; and Kelly Murray Young, Assistant Agent, Agroecology, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

DJ WF Rani “g” of World Life Music will be holding down the beats and spinning live between speaking sets. Local bands, Crossfire Lounge and Venessa Mendez of Sassy & The Sneak Attack will play live on the outside stage from 6-­‐8pm.

Food trucks will be onsite and the Fair Trade Café will be open for dessert and cocktails. Local vendors including Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and The Phoenix Comicon Street Team will provide fun giveaways and prizes. A big screen movie hosted by Arizona State University will play on the grassy lawn at 8pm. Follow the fun: #scirocksphx

Family Science Cafes this Spring at Bookmans Celebrate AZSciTechFest

In association with Bookmans Entertainment Exchange (both Mesa and Phoenix locations) and celebrating the 2015 Arizona SciTech Festival, please join us for Family Science Cafes. Now is your chance to ask those big questions about space and the universe with faculty and students from Arizona State University and the School of Earth and Space Exploration.Mark Salvatore
Postdoctoral Research Associate

First up is Laurence Garvie, Research Professor and Collection Curator, ASU Center for Meteorite Studies, Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:30-7:30 PM, Bookmans, 1056 S. Country Club Dr, Mesa. Touch a piece of another world with specimens, questions and answers with Dr. Garvie.

Next, ask cosmologist Subir Sabharwal, ASU Department of Physics, any question you can think of about the universe, Saturday, February 28, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Bookmans, 8034 N. 19th Ave., Phoenix.

Our Family Science Cafes conclude Thursday, March 5, 2015, Mars Madness, 6:30-7:30 PM, Bookmans, 1056 S. Country Club Dr, Mesa, with Mark Salvatore, a geologist who has studies the similarities between Antarctica and Mars.

Science Cafés are live—and lively—events that take place in casual settings, are open to everyone, and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic.

Free, open to the public, appropriate for age 10 to adults.

 

STEM Student Science Cafe: Mars Madness, March 4, 2013, Bookmans Mesa

So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and features a casual conversation with a scientist or engineer about his or her area of research. March 4th we’ll talk with a Mars researcher.

Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans! Part of the Arizona SciTect Festival.

Quarterly every first Tuesday of the month, S3C at Bookmans, 1056 S Country Club Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210,  features:

March 4, 2014: Mars Madness
June 3, 2014: The Brain
September 2, 2014: The Universe
December 2, 2014: Engineers Are Makers

STEM Student Science cafe starts at 6:30 PM.

STEM Student Science cafe starts at 6:30 PM.

STEM Student Science Cafe, Engineers Are Makers: Microscope From Disposable Camera Demo, December 3

Please join us Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, for Engineers Are Makers, a demonstration of how to make a microscope from a disposable camera with Electrical Engineer Jasper Nance. Supplies for students will be available (parents may observe).

Electrical Engineer & Heat Sync Labs volunteer returns to STEM Student Science Cafe December 3rd.

Electrical Engineer & Heat Sync Labs volunteer returns to STEM Student Science Cafe December 3rd.

 
So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is an event that takes place in a casual setting; is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and features an engaging conversation with a scientist or engineer about a particular topic. Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans! In 2014, STEM Student Science Cafe switches from a monthly to a quarterly schedule starting March 4, 2014, with Mars Madness.
Presented in association with the Arizona SciTech Festival.

STEM Student Science Cafe, Dark Matter, November 5, 2013

Please join us Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, for a conversation Jayden Newstead, Arizona State University Physics Department, graduate student researcher in Dark Matter.

So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is an event that takes place in a casual setting; is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic. Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans!
Presented in association with the Arizona SciTech Festival.
STEM Student #ScienceCafe, 11/5, @bookmansmesa 6:30pm, Dark Matter w/Jayden Newstead of @ASUPhysics for students 10-16 yo

STEM Student Science Cafe, October 1, 2013, “Water Life,” Ask a Marine Biologist

Callyspongia sp. (Tube sponge) by Nick Hobgood

Callyspongia sp. (Tube sponge) by Nick Hobgood.

Please join us Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, for a conversation with a marine biologist.

So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is an event that takes place in a casual setting; is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic. Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans!
Presented in association with the Arizona SciTech Festival.

July 2, 2013, STEM Student Science Cafe: Science of Ice Cream Social

S3C Flyer Summer-page-001Please join us Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, for the Science of Ice Cream Social with all of our past presenters and a demo with liquid nitrogen & ice cream.

So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is an event that takes place in a casual setting; is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic. Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans!

June 4, 2013, STEM Student Science Cafe: All About Atoms

DSC05389 (800x483)Join Subir Sabharwal, Grad Research Assistant, Physics, Arizona State University as we explore atoms and the particles that make up the universe, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1056 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa.

So what is S3C? STEM Student Science Cafe is an event that takes place in a casual setting; is open to Middle & High Schools Students 10-16 years old and feature an engaging conversation with a scientist about a particular topic. Learn something new, ask questions, and meet other science fans!