Science After Hours: 80s Prom
Fri, Apr 21
07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Price: $20; $15 for Franklin Institute Members
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
SpeakersAcademy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - What is it Like to Look After Millions of Mollusks?Center for Resuscitation Science - How Can You Use Virtual Reality to Improve Outcomes from Sudden Cardiac Arrest?Chemical Heritage Foundation - How Did Science Influence Your Prom Dress?Chipocrite - How Can I Make My Own Music with an Old Nintendo Game Boy?Dow - Activity ProviderEarth and Environmental Science Department, University of Pennsylvania - Activity ProviderEric Stachura - How are Elements Created in the Stars?John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge - Activity ProviderMann Center for the Performing Arts - Is There Science in Music?Penn Museum - Archa-what?Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - How Do Our Brains Celebrate the Prom?Project Brain Light - Can Neuro-technology Help Us Better Understand How the Brain Communicates with the Body?The Natural Philosopher - Activity ProviderThe Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research - What is the difference between "sex" and "gender"?The Tesla Science Foundation - Tesla: Past, Present, and Future Traveling ExhibitThomas Jefferson University - Shrimp Match Making - How Can These Colorful Shrimp Teach Us About Heredity?University of Pennsylvania Ernest E. Just Biomedical Society - How do Super Antibodies Defend Against Infection?University of Pennsylvania, Penn Center for Brain Injury and Repair - Why Should You Mind Your Brain?
PartnersThe Franklin InstituteThe Franklin InstituteIn 1824, The Franklin Institute was founded to honor Benjamin Franklin and to advance the usefulness of his inventions. Today, The Franklin Institute is a vibrant organization that continues to offer new and exciting science learning experiences for the citizens of Philadelphia. The Institute has grown to become an integral part of the city by providing a hands-on approach to science and technology through community outreach initiatives and innovative partnerships in public education. It has become a dynamic agent of change through its rich array of exhibitions, programs, lectures, and discussions designed to illuminate issues in contemporary science. The Franklin Institute continues to reflect Benjamin Franklin’s spirit of inquiry and discovery as it strives to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning.