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Earthapalooza! - Friday, April 20

5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Jacobs Center for Science & Math - 1st & 2nd Floors
3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL

Demonstrations | Hands-On Workshops | Presentations | Speakers | Movies
1st Floor - Life Science Event Name Time
Room 1100 Hands-On Workshop: Making Seed Bombs, with SRES 5:30-8:30pm
Room 1102 Movie: Green Fire - The Aldo Leopold Story 5:30-7:45pm
Room 1104 Movie: An Inconvenient Sequel
Discussion afterward, with Prof. Joe Haverly
Room 1106 Speakers: An Unsilent Spring: The Sand Bluff Bird Observatory’s Bird Research
with Prof. Megan Pease
Bobcats in IL, with Jen Kuroda

Room 1122 Movie: Tapped: Examine the role of the bottled
water industry and its effects on our health, climate
change, pollution, and our reliance on oil
Room 1124 Hands-On Workshop: Pond Water Analysis, with Prof. Moria Nagy 5:30-8:30pm
Roomo 1226 Speakers: “Environmental Ethics, Science & Religion,” with Prof. Brian Wagner
“Nature Writers who Touch Our Souls,”
with Prof. Sarah Etlinger



2nd Floor - Physical Science Event Name Time
Room 2011 Hands-On Workshop: Sensory Bottles & Bubbles 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2100 Hands-On Workshop: Tie-Dye 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2104 Speaker: Severe Storm Awareness
with Alex Kirchner
Room 2106 North American Wildlife: Hoo Haven 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2108 Presentations 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2116 Rock River Water Reclamation District 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2118 & 2120 Information: Plastic Recycling 5:30-8:30pm
Room 2124 Demonstration Shows 5:45pm

All events are free and open to the community and are held in the Jacobs Center for Science & Math (JCSM), 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL.

For more information please contact RVC Professor, Jason Brinkley at or (815) 921-3409.