Johnson County Science Cafe

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Johnson County Science Cafe’

Updates on Recent Humanoid Fossil Finds and Their Consequences

Speaker: Dick Wilson, PhD, Ken-A-Vision, Retired Biology Professor, Rochhurst University

Date: April 5, 2011

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Coaches Bar and Grill, 14893 Metcalf, in private room

Dr. Wilson will examine the wealth of new discoveries in the last 4-5 years. In light of them, he will then examine how, and if, that changes our understanding of human evolution, and our relationships to historically important species and historic inhabitants of Africa, Europe and Asia, like the Neanderthals, Cro-Magnons and others.

For more information: biologycctrack@hotmail.com

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  1. This fits nicely with Eric’s post on teaching evolution. The science cafe is held at a pub and alcohol will be consumed, but figuring most of your students frequent establishments like this with their families, please feel free to invite them. There are several high school students who attend regularly with their grandfather. The site is small and intimate by design to encourage casual discussion. Consequently, please don’t require attendance. More than students, I encourage teachers to attend. Attendance at events like this should count for prof. dev. points, so that may be another motivation to try and attend.

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