Locations and events

  • Aquarium

  • Prehistoric paintings (Francesco and Lea’s wedding):

    • Various exciting things come together:

    • Humanity – message from people the lived here a long time ago. We don’t care about their color / race / religion

    • These ancient people made ART.

    • Association between SCIENCE and ART

    • Science allows us to know / guess who these people were; why did they paint; in what conditions (environmental / climatic) they lived

  • The desert

  • The mountains

  • The sea

  • Mom’s clinics

  • School

  • The microbes experiment (with Rachel, Daniel Sher and Nitsan, university August 2019).

  • Corona virus (March 2020).

    • Modeling and predicting number of infected people in Israel (together with Rachel and Ruth).

    • Everyone is interested in science / graphs / time series / exponential growth.

       

 

 

Themes / terms

  • Models,

  • Description and prediction

  • Educated guesses / Hypothesis / Evidences

  • Observations / Experiments / Models

  • Nature

  • Scales (time / space / other…)

  • Tiny / Small / Big / Huge; very close / distant

  • Humanity / Art / Science

  • Discoveries

  • Excitement

  • Motivations

  • Technology

  • Mistakes / what is “right”? / who is “right”?

  • Scientific publications / Peer review process

  • Traveling / conferences / exchange of ideas

  • Resources / Financing / Grants / Role in society

  • Scientists

  • Scientific disciplines / interdisciplinarity

  • Doubts

  • Past / Present / Future

  • What is “important”?

  • Interests / Politics / Economy / Society

  • Basic research / Applicative research

  • Medicine

  • Mathematics

  • “Father, are you famous?”

  • Scientific games / Meteorological station / Water cycle

  • Scientific Excellence (what is good science).

  • Principles of scientific work.

  • Line of work: look around → think → ask questions → guess → test → tell the world → test again….

  • Roles and responsibilities of scientists in the society.

  • Science and / vs. technology.

  • Scientific community / communities.

     

 

Scientific disciplines and sub-disciplines

  • Astrophysics – Doron (HU).

  • Microbiology

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