Midwest SG Short Talks


Friday, April 19, 2019

Flier (with abstracts for all three short talks):  available here

YouTube channel with 1st and 3rd short talks (2nd one to be posted later, pending publication): Space Grant Midwest Region Short Talks


Title:  Helping students fly high: how to teach physics (and a whole lot more) using high-power rockets

Speaker:  Tonnis ter Veldhuis, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Link to video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x3SdT24dRo

Slides:  available here


Title:  Analysis of RNAseq and Root System Architecture of Arabidopsis Grown on the International Space Station

Speaker:  Richard Barker, UW Madison

Elected not to post video yet, pending publication – see this even shorter video clip instead:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd7SIrV2bOo

Elected not to post slides yet, pending publication – see this article instead:  http://www.biochemist.org/bio/03906/0010/039060010.pdf


Title:  “Astronaut Training” with Rideable Hoverboards: An Educational & Memorable Activity For All Ages

Speaker:  James Flaten, MnSGC, U of MN – Twin Cities

Link to video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70ADzmpQ3Hc

Slides:  available here