Jerusalem Science Contest:
This Year’s Jerusalem Science Contest in Agriculture Science on Monday night,March 16th, 2015 at the Walder Science Center, 3050 W. Touhy, Chicago (7 to 9pm) will honor the highest scoring winners! In additions to their exciting presentations, our guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Joshua Klein, senior researcher of the Israel Department of Jewish Law in Agriculture of the Volcani Institute, Bet Dagan. The JSC candidates will each present a short piece of research in Agriculture Science and Dr. Klein will speak on “The Science if Shmitta”
Torah Science Forum:
The WSC Torah Science group is now reviewing and discussing “The Great Partnership – Science, Religion, and the Search for Meaning” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. Rabbi Sacks writes about the separate but important roles of Torah and Science in civilization. The group is current reading and discussing Chapter 1 – ‘The Meaning Seeking Animal’ We ended the session on page 23 at the break.
Super Science News:
Super Science Sunday got off to a rousing start on February 1st at the Walder Science Center! Super Science met during Chicago’s heaviest winter snowstorm. We explored light, colors, pigments, filters and much more! Girls meet 11am to 12:15pm and boys meet 2 -3:15pm.February 8th is for grades 1 to 4 and February 15th is for grades 5 to 8.