SCIENCE BASED TALKS

 

All these talks last about 45 minutes.

They are in PowerPoint with video clips throughout them.

THE BASICS OF CHEMISTRY

A history of the evolution of the understanding of the science

and practical application of Chemistry.

 

PLASTICS

A history of their development and usage. 

The benefits of plastics and the problems of waste and what we can do about it.

 

IMAGES AND SOUNDS

Their History:  How did what we take for granted now

actually develop and where is it going?

 

WORKING OF THE MIND 

What makes us tick?  What processes go on in

our minds and how may we evaluate and measure them?

 

HOW THINGS WORK 

Why do screws screw in?  How do mobile telephones work? 

These and other every day activities are explained.

 

THE BAUHAUS

The Weimar Republic based 1920s product design school. 

The most influential design school with a lasting legacy.

 

VOLCANOES

How are they formed? how Tectonic Plates interact

and their impact on the world’s people and climate.