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AFA Schedule

Schedule for 2017 ACES Family Academies

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Check in to Bousfield Hall for all participants

Meals on your own

Thursday, July 13, 2017

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Ikenberry Dining Hall

7:30 -9:00 a.m. - Check-in, if needed (for those unable to check in Wedesday evening)

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Report to first session for Orientation

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Session 1

  • #303 Man's Best Friend  - Stock Pavilion
  • #305 The Secrets of Sausage - Meat Sciences Lab
  • #601 Your nose talks to your tongue (and we are not the same) - 328 Bevier Hall
  • #701 From Virtual Reality to Chutes and Ladders - Video Games vs. Board Games: How We Learn Through Play - 7 Doris Christopher Hall
  • #901 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots - ABE 1st Floor Hallway
  • #903 Being Mindful in a Busy World for Kids - 372 Bevier Hall

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch, Ikenberry Dining Hall

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Session II

  • #301 Magical Milk Lab  - 150 Animal Sciences Lab
  • #302 Where's the Beef?:  Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out  - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #401 Living the Dream - 122 Bevier Hall
  • #501 Paper Airplanes and Drones in Ag  - Stock Pavilion
  • #602 Food Challenge - 358 Bevier Hall
  • #802 Skulls to Scat:  Getting familiar with Illinois mammals - Turner Hall W13

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Session III

  • #302 Where's the Beef?:  Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out  - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #305 The Secrets of Sausage - Meat Sciences Lab
  • #502 Food Challenge  - 358 Bevier Hall
  • #802 Skulls to Scat:  Getting familiar with Illinois mammals  - Turner Hall W13
  • #803 Feed the Bees  - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - ACES Tailgate, ACES Library

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Evening Tours - Tours registration was held in advance or assigned

  • Japan House Ceremonial Tea
  • Arboretum Tour
  • Observatory
  • Spurlock Museum

11:00 p.m. - Lights Out

Friday, July 14, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Coffee, Centennial Lounge, Bousfield Hall

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Ikenberry Dining Hall

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. - Session IV

  • #201 Maybe Money Can Grow (Not on Trees) - 305 Mumford Hall
  • #303 Man's Best Friend - Stock Pavilion 
  • #304 Of Pigs and People - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #306 What's In My Food, Dude?  Pet Food Addiction - 107 Animal Sciences Lab
  • #502 Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge  - Turner Hall W25
  • #801 Bird's the Word:  Exploring Avian Ecology and Conservation - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #902 Build Your Better Brain - 426 Mufmord Hall

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Session V

  • #301 Magical Milk Lab  - 150 Animal Sciences Lab
  • #304 Of Pigs and People  - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #803 Feed the Bees - Meet bus in ACES Library circle drive
  • #901 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots! - Ag & Bio Engineering 1st Floor Hallway
  • #902 Build Your Better Brain  - 426 Mumford Hall

11:45 - 12:15 p.m. - Graduation, Heritage Room, ACES Library

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch, Ikenberry Commons

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Move Out, Bousfield Hall