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Thursday, July 13, 2017

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

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

Friday, July 14, 2017

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