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The Illinois Science Council Presents: 'THE BODY ELECTRIC'

From: Steve W
Sent on: Friday, June 19, 2009 12:07 AM
ALL Chicago Science Field Trip Members:

Illinois Science Council* presents a SHOCKING program explaining electricity in, and on, the human body.
A panel of experts will discuss lightning, defibrillators and Tasers.

Date & Time:
Monday, June 29, 2009
6:30 - 8:30pm

Lucky Strike Restaurant, Bowling & Billiards [masked]
322 E. Illinois (between Columbus & McClurg) 60611
2nd Floor AMC Theater Building

Access: CTA Bus routes 2, 29 65, 66, 124; Closet El is Red Line at Grand & State
Parking: Best bet is 1 block east at River East Arts Center Garage 456 E. Illinois at Peshtigo - $8 for 5 hours with ticket validation.


How does electricity occur, and work, in the human (or animal) body?
Malcolm McIver, PhD, Northwestern University, Depts of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

What happens when lightning strikes a person? How do people survive that?
Mary Ann Cooper, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago

What?s the science and technology behind defibrillators?
Doug Miller, Acute Care Education Systems, Inc.

How do Tasers actually work on the human body?
Mark Kroll, PhD, Taster International

For more information, contact:

Monica Metzler
Illinois Science Council

Posted & sent by:
Steve W
CSFT Assistant Orgaznizer

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