Marin Science Seminar  
for Teens & Community  
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About the Seminar

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Founded in spring 2008, the Marin Science Seminar (MSS) is a free, science cafe type event targeted at teenagers & community in Marin County, California. Seminar sessions are 12 select Wednesday evenings during the school year, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in a science classroom, room 207, at Terra Linda High School, 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, 94903. The seminar includes a presentation with a question and answer period and is open to all interested Marin teens & community members. Seminar speakers are scientists, technologists, researchers, mathematicians, engineers, medical professionals & computer programmers.  The topics presented are in a specific area of the speaker’s expertise, geared to interested high school students.  See our past speakers here. We also offer science journalism and videography internships to Marin Hour of CodeCounty public high school students.

The Marin Science Seminars are sponsored by the San Rafael School District and the Terra Linda Home & School Club (OneTL). They were founded and are run by Alfia and Art Wallace.

UPCOMING

March is ASTRONOMY & PHYSICS MONTH at Marin Science Seminar

Download the Spring 2015 Flyer here

Mar. 11: "Snacking, Gorging, and CANNIBALIZING: The Feeding Habits of Black Holes" with Steve Croft PhD of UC Berkeley

Mar. 25: "Extra dimensions, mini black holes and.. Pink Elephants?: Exciting times ahead at the Large Hadron Collider" with Lauren Tompkins of Stanford University

Links to more free local science talks and opportunities here