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First 'marsquake' detected by NASA lander

National Geographic

NASA'S INSIGHT MARS lander has recorded its first “marsquake,” making waves among Earthling seismologists tens of millions of miles away and kicking off a new era in our study of the red planet.

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Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue

Reuters

Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms.

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Science on the Shelves

Books Available at the Library
Adult

The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change

Robert Henson

Start a web search for “climate change” and the first three suggestions are “facts,” “news,” and “hoax.” This guide is rooted in the first, up to date on the second, and anything but the last. Produced by one of the most venerable atmospheric science organizations, it is a must-read for anyone looking for the full story on climate change.

Kids

A ray of light: a book of science and wonder 

Walter Wick

Walter Wick's mesmerizing photographs paired with simple yet fascinating text and scientific observations help readers understand the secrets and complexity of light. Learn what light is made of and how it fits alongside everything else in the world. 

Young Adult

Shark Quest

Karen Romano Young

Readers will learn all about sharks and the human relationship with sharks, including how researchers study sharks at sea and how students can get involved in learning more about sharks and helping to protect these incredible creatures.

 

NOVEMBER STEM EVENTS

MAKERSPACE

November 5

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Robots, circuitry, and invention kits?!? Sign up for some one on one time with our STEM equipment. Available hours change monthly and registration is required. Please visit our website for policies, product descriptions, and costs.

TECHGIRLZ: PYTHON PROGRAMMING

November 7

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class will explore how to program using Python. We will start with learning Python's simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. We will also explore comparisons, if‐statements, and loops. Finally, we will combine our new knowledge by creating our own game using the PyGame library. For middle school girls only. 

DINO-SCIENCE

November 12

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Let's celebrate Di-November with a fun science experiment! Ages 4 and up.

MAKERSPACE

November 12

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Robots, circuitry, and invention kits?!? Sign up for some one on one time with our STEM equipment. Available hours change monthly and registration is required. Please visit our website for policies, product descriptions, and costs.

DESIGN A SCARECROW STEM CHALLENGE

November 14

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Using only supplies provided, participants will plan, design, and test their own miniature free-standing scarecrow. Ages 8 - 12.

MAKERSPACE

November 19

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Robots, circuitry, and invention kits?!? Sign up for some one on one time with our STEM equipment. Available hours change monthly and registration is required. Please visit our website for policies, product descriptions, and costs.

TECHGIRLZ: PYTHON PROGRAMMING

November 21

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class will explore how to program using Python. We will start with learning Python's simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. We will also explore comparisons, if‐statements, and loops. Finally, we will combine our new knowledge by creating our own game using the PyGame library. For middle school girls only. 

 
 

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