Lady Cougars Basketball STEM Education Day | February 27, 2014

Join us for the 2nd annual STEM Education Day presented by the College of Charleston School of Science and Mathematics, the Lowcountry Hall of Science and Math, and the Lady Cougars Basketball team. Experience hands-on activities and demonstrations related to science, technology, engineering and math by College of Charleston Faculty as well as local STEM organizations and then enjoy the Lady Cougars basketball game against James Madison University.

Clyde the Cougar from College of Charleston Athletics
What: STEM hands-on activities and demonstrations including (to name only a few) a chemistry magic show, touch tanks, energy and light physics demos, earth and planetary science, sustainability in the classroom, robotics and computer science, flying paper airplane construction, science rocks songs, dancing with Clyde the Cougar, and the list goes on!
Where: College of Charleston TD Arena
When: Thursday, February 27, 2014
     STEM Activities: 9:30-11 AM
     Game: 11:30 AM – on
Who: The event is open to all 3rd-8th grade classes in the Lowcountry (however you MUST register as there is limited space). Register by sending the STEM Education Day Packet to
Cost: Free
Deadline: Register by February 14, 2014 to ensure your space

We hope to see you there!
Children at the Lady Cougars basketball team's education day

Charleston Piccolo Darwin Week | February 8-13


Our first-ever celebration of evolutionary science for children and youth!
Admission to all events free, but most require reservations. Check out Piccolo Darwin 2014 for more information.

The Universe Verse – Grades 7-12
From the Big Bang to the scientific method, Jamie Dunbar explains the origins of the universe, life on Earth and the human race in The Universe Verse, a series of scientifically accurate, rhyming comic books.

Animal Attraction – Grades 7-12
What do females want? And just how far are males willing to go to win a mate and pass on their genes? You’d be surprised at what animals do for love! International wildlife photographer Scott Snider will present a fun and fascinating look at courtship in the animal kingdom.

Your Most Ancient Relatives: Chemosynthetic Bacteria? – Grades 7-12
In 1977, scientists diving in the submersible Alvin made a stunning discovery on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean: vents pouring incredibly hot, mineral-rich, acidic fluids from beneath the seafloor, inhabited by previously unknown organisms thriving on “toxic” compounds in the absence of sunlight. Marine geologist Dr. Leslie Sautter and marine biologist Dr. Craig Plante will present awe-inspiring video of the one-mile deep hydrothermal vent ecosystem found on Axial Seamount.

Love Potion #9| February 11, 2014 6:30 PM

Love Potion Chemistry Event at the College of Charleston

Join the Department of Chemistry this Tuesday evening for Love Potion #9: The Chemistry of Scent and Fragrance.

Where: 202 Calhoun Street, College of Charleston School of Science and Math Building, Room 100

When: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
6:30 PM – Hands on Activities and Discussion
7:00 PM – Webinar with Guest Speakers (including Ms. Virginia Hutchins, a perfumer, Dr. Jianjun Li, a scientist, and Dr. Diane Schmidt, Section Head in R&D, all from Proctor and Gamble)
7:30 PM – Live Q & A

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND AS SPACE IS LIMITED: email with your name and how many are in your group