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 Spring -2019  (bookmarks are active)


MAPS Committee Members

MAPS Sponsors

Astronomy Night at GVM Information

MJC Science Colloquium Schedule

Science Competitions (Science Olympiad)

Science Events at CSUStan.

Great Valley Museum, Wild Planet Day

Science Museums, Zoos and Animal Preserves

Science Related Organizations in Stanislaus County

flyers for MAPS programs (Murov, Fortney), GVM events

Important Dates

MAPS –  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 – May, 2019

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







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, Spring, 2019

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

Jan. 30             Linda Brzezinski, Professor of Chemistry, MJC, The Periodic Table: A Closer Look  (A celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements)

 Feb. 6              Lauren Shiebelhut, Postdoctorate Researcher, UC Merced: Mass Mortalities in Marine Species

Feb. 13            Andrew Gardner, Professor of Biological Sciences, CSU Stanislaus: 
                          Darwin’s Study On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids Are Pollinated
(A Darwin Day talk)

Feb. 20            Peggy Hauselt, Professor of Geography, CSU Stanislaus State: Sustainable Agriculture

Feb. 27            TBA

March  6          Daniel Chase, Professor of Physics, MJC: The History and Discovery of Helium, (A celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements)

March  13        Garry L. Found, Forensic Odontologist, Stanislaus County Sheriff – Coroner: Forensic  Odontology

March  20        Erica Kenney, Food Biologist, Gallo Winery: The Science in Your Food

March  27        Alison McNally, Professor of Geography, CSU Stanislaus State: TBD

April  3             Catherine Tripp, Professor of Biology, MJC: Bodega Bay

April 10            Earth Day talk: Emily Basnight, Jim Hopf, Des Orsinelli,

                           Citizens Climate Lobby members: Climate Solutions That Can Save Your World

 Science Colloquium Committee: Richard Anderson, Dan Chase, Jill Cross, Teri Curtis, Denise Godbout-Avant, Troy Gravatt, Deborah Martin, Elizabeth McInnes, Monika Schortner, Catherine Tripp





March 9, 2019

10 am to 2 pm

Free Admission and Open to the Public.

Presented by: Turlock Irrigation District, PG&E, Warrior Chemistry Club, Biology Student Association, Math Club, Nursing Students Association, Pre-Health Society, Society of Physics Students, Geography Club, Psychology Club, and Stan State STEM Ambassadors.


GVM Wild Planet Day, Fall, 2019, MJC West Campus Science Center, 10 am - 3 pm










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