Science teachers launch lecture series in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The Washington Science Teachers Association on Thursday will launch its second lecture series, Science and Sips, with a lecture from Melody Eisler, director of the Port Townsend Library.

Eisler will present “Unexpected Reasons to Read” from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Port Townsend Vineyards pavilion, 2640 W. Sims Way.

The series will continue on consecutive Thursdays through May 2 at the same time and place.

It is designed to bring teachers and the community members together to learn unexpected things about science and our community.

The format provides opportunity for networking and building partnerships between community members and area teachers.

The schedule of upcoming lectures is:

• Thursday, April 18 — David Large, energy efficiency specialist, “Building to Save the Planet.”

• April 25 — Darby Huffman, master potter, “Nucleation and Your Taste Buds.”

• May 2 — Earll Murman, MIT aerodynamics and astrophysics, “Lean Thinking and the Second Law of Law of Thermodynamics.”

Teachers who attend at least two of the four lectures will qualify for continuing education STEM hours.

For more information, contact Lois Sherwood at [email protected]

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