Month: September 2018

people with food

LabX @ DX: A Fresh Taste

LabX in collaboration with Dance Exchange ran an evening of performances and conversations to help everyone gain a better understanding of the food we eat everyday. The event included food-themed songs, spoken-word, and comedy performances alongside interactive conversations with experts in the fields of social equity, sustainable diets, food waste, and GMOs. The event was held October …

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Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar…

Two scientists walk into a bar… What sounds like the beginning of a rather bad joke is actually a fun program created by the Fleet Science Center in San Diego that LabX brought to DC on October 11th! During Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar®, local scientists enjoyed something we all appreciate: a good conversation …

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Hurricane Harvey flooding

A Year after Hurricane Harvey, Educators help build Disaster Resilience

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the Houston metropolitan area. Tied with Hurricane Katrina (2005) as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, this Category 4 storm dropped as much as 60 inches of rain and caused $125 billion in damage. Deb Hill, Secondary Science Coordinator at the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) located just outside …

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