Science Café

Science Cafés bring scientists face-to-face with the general public in the comfortable, lively atmosphere of a neighborhood café or pub. The evening begins with a brief presentation by a scientist, which kicks off an extended discussion session between the scientist and audience. Previous cafés have covered climate science, evolution and religion, robotics, and health care, just to name a few. All Science Cafés are free to the public, open to all ages and no science background is required! Learn More

September Queen Anne Science Café

"Engineering Empathy: The Potential Role of Engineering in Developing Life and Work Skills in Children"
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. - T.S. McHugh's

Dr. Ann McMahon, Pacific Science Center's VP of Science & Education and Engineer, explores "Engineering Empathy: The Potential Role of Engineering in Developing Life and Work Skills in Children."

T.S. McHugh's is located at 21 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

September Eastside Science Café

"The Science of Beer and Brewing"
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7 p.m. - Wilde Rover

Odin Brewing Company's Nick Heppenstall shares "The Science of Beer and Brewing."

Wilde Rover is located in downtown Kirkland at 111 Central Way.

September Tacoma Science Café

"Multiple Sclerosis in the Pacific Northwest"
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. - Swiss Restaurant & Pub

"Multiple Sclerosis in the Pacific Northwest" by James Bowen, M.D. of the Multiple Sclerosis Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute.

The Swiss Restaurant & Pub is located at 1904 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402.

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This program is currently made possible by support from Intellectual Ventures and Seattle Children's Hospital. This program is also made possible by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health.

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