A List of MAPS and other Science Events

in Stanislaus County for July, 2018 – June, 2019



CONTENTS  - Please note that the links in pages below to URL's (and above) are not active (hot).  For the same content with active links, please go to:  http://murov.info/mapsx.pdf


MAPS Schedule for 2018-2019  (bookmarks are active)

       Fall, 2018     Spring, 2019 

MAPS Committee Members

MAPS Sponsors

Astronomy Night at GVM Information

MJC Science Colloquium Schedule

Science Competitions (Science Olympiad, Fair, Bowl)

Science Events at State Theatre, CSUStan.

Great Valley Museum, Wild Planet Day

Science Museums, Zoos and Animal Preserves

Science Related Organizations in Stanislaus County

GVM Gala (tba)

Important Dates

MAPS – 9/28/18, 10/26/18, 11/16/18, 12/7/18, 1/25/19, 2/22/19, 3/22/19, 4/12/19

MJC Science Colloquium – most Wed., 3:15 pm -

4:15 pm, MJC West Campus Sci. Center 115


Science Olympiads – 3/2/19, 3/30/19, 4/13

Science Fair –

MJC Astronomy nights – 1st Friday evening of each month, MJC West Campus Sci. Center

GVM Wild Planet Day-  10/13/18, 10 am - 3 pm

Science Day at CSUStan –  3/9/19

Science Bowl -

Science on Screen, State –






For the official MAPS websiite, please visit:  https://modestoscience.wordpress.com/

The MAPS schedule is also available at:  http://murov.info/maps18-19.pdf

For videos of previous MAPS presentations, please visit:  https://share.yosemite.edu/view.aspx?i=1E7L




Science Colloquium Schedule, Fall 2018

3:15-4:15 pm, Wednesdays, Science Community Center, Rm 115, MJC West Campus 

Image result for science mattershttps://sciencecolloquium.wordpress.com/schedule/ (to be updated)  

Sept. 12           Thomas Davis, Drone-for-Hire: The Evolution of Drone Applications (Richard Anderson)

Sept. 19           Guy VanCleave, MJC biology professor, emeritus: Feathered Reptiles

Sept. 26          Javier Castillon, Ph.D., Duarte Nursery: Clonal Propagation 

Oct.   3            Tom Crain: Carl Sagan 

Oct.  10           Dr. Seang Seng: Cambodian Killing Fields                                

Oct.  17          Peter Drekmeier, Tuolumne River Trust: The Bay Delta Water Quality Control             

                        Plan: Our Last Best Hope to Restore the Delta and Rivers that Feed It

 Oct.  24          Emily Malsam & Nathan Bento, Professors, MJC Literature & Language Arts:

                        18th Century Science Fiction and Science (working title)                 

 Oct.  31          Dr. Debi Bolter, MJC Anthropology Professor: Critical Recovery Efforts After Hurricane Maria at the Caribbean

                         Primate Research Center and Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico.  

 Nov. 7            Mike McGraw, Park Ranger, New Melones Recreation Resource Branch, Bureau of Reclamation "Alien Invaders: Invasive Species

Nov. 14          Karen Sweet and Theresa Becchetti, farm advisors, UC Cooperative Extension, importance of rangeland preservation to the conservation of wildlife







GVM Wild Planet Day, Saturday, October 13, MJC West Campus Science Center, 10 am - 3 pm





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