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== Calendar ==
== Calendar ==
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* Embedded Google calendar goes here, for now: [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=il2ljf8slp1usqbdbkfep3ugms%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York Google Calendar]
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* Embedded Google calendar goes here, for now: [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=il2ljf8slp1usqbdbkfep3ugms%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe/London Google Calendar]
== Excursions ==  
== Excursions ==  
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* [http://www.danacentre.org.uk/events/2011/02/09/615 Whose Science?] at the [http://www.danacentre.org.uk Dana Centre]  (Wednesday 09 February, 19:00 - 20:30) - optional, requires RSVP
* [http://www.danacentre.org.uk/events/2011/02/09/615 Whose Science?] at the [http://www.danacentre.org.uk Dana Centre]  (Wednesday 09 February, 19:00 - 20:30) - optional, requires RSVP
* [[england-2011-greenland|Greenland at the National Theatre]] (Friday 11 February)
* [[england-2011-greenland|Greenland at the National Theatre]] (Friday 11 February)
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* [[england-2011-kew|Kew Gardens]] (Saturday 12 Februaryl)
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* [[england-2011-kew|Kew Gardens]] (Saturday 12 February)
* [http://www.danacentre.org.uk/events/2011/02/16/612 Designer Life, Cooler World] at the [http://www.danacentre.org.uk Dana Centre] (Wednesday 16 February, 19:00 - 20:30)  - optional, requires RSVP
* [http://www.danacentre.org.uk/events/2011/02/16/612 Designer Life, Cooler World] at the [http://www.danacentre.org.uk Dana Centre] (Wednesday 16 February, 19:00 - 20:30)  - optional, requires RSVP
* [[England-2011-lab2|Lab 2: Holy Pigeon P#$! Batman, it's Penelope Poison!]] (Sunday 20 February, 11:00 - 19:00, with dinner at the flat)  
* [[England-2011-lab2|Lab 2: Holy Pigeon P#$! Batman, it's Penelope Poison!]] (Sunday 20 February, 11:00 - 19:00, with dinner at the flat)  
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March  
March  
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* Natural History Museum (Saturday 12 March, 11:00 - 16:30) - tour, exercise and film; then dinner at the flat  
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* [[england-2011-nhm-1|Natural History Museum 1]] (Saturday 12 March, 11:00 - 16:30) - tour, exercise and film; then dinner at the flat  
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* FIE Sustainability Lecture at Imperial College (Wednesday 16 March, 19:00 - 20:30)  
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* FIE [http://fiefacultystaff.wordpress.com/2011/03/03/16th-march-sustainabiliy-lecture-ed-gillespie-of-futerra/ Sustainability Lecture] at Imperial College (Wednesday 16 March, 19:00 - 20:30)  
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* [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/events/shelllondonlectures11/londonmole A Mole in London: Tunnelling Beneath the City], lecture at the [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/ Royal Geological Society] (Wednesday 16 March, 17:30 - 20:00) - optional, requires RSVP
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* [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/events/shelllondonlectures11/londonmole A Mole in London: Tunnelling Beneath the City], lecture at the [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/ The Geological Society] (Wednesday 16 March, 17:30 - 20:00) - optional, requires RSVP
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* Free weekend! (Saturday-Sunday 19-20 March)
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** Titanic Artifacts (Sunday afternoon 20 March) - optional, get in touch if you want to go
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** Dinner at the flat (Sunday 18:00 20 March) - get in touch if you are /not/ going to join us
* [[england-2011-clybourne-park|Clybourne Park at Wyndham's Theatre]] (Wednesday 23 March)
* [[england-2011-clybourne-park|Clybourne Park at Wyndham's Theatre]] (Wednesday 23 March)
* [http://royalsociety.org/events/Bakerian2011/ Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change] at the [http://royalsociety.org/ Royal Society] (Thursday 24 March, 17:45- 19:30)  
* [http://royalsociety.org/events/Bakerian2011/ Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change] at the [http://royalsociety.org/ Royal Society] (Thursday 24 March, 17:45- 19:30)  
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** [[england-2011-roysoc-dir|Directions to the Royal Society]]
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* [[england-2011-dover|Dover]] (Saturday 26 March) - castle, cliffs, beach
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* [http://royalsociety.org/events/eyes-stars-inspiration/ Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration] at the [http://royalsociety.org/ Royal Society] (Wednesday 30 March, 18:30- 20:00) - optional
April  
April  
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* [[england-2011-bletchley|Bletchley Park]] (Saturday 2 April, 8:45 - 16:00) - The "home" of computer science, in some sense
* Education Program at the Globe Theatre (Monday 4 April, 14:00 - 15:30)
* Education Program at the Globe Theatre (Monday 4 April, 14:00 - 15:30)
* [[england-2011-bath|Bath]] (Friday-Sunday 8-10 April)
* [[england-2011-bath|Bath]] (Friday-Sunday 8-10 April)
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* [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/events/shelllondonlectures11/anthropocene The Anthropocene: Living in a New Age], lecture at the [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/ Royal Geological Society] (Wednesday 20 April, 17:30 - 20:00) - optional, requires RSVP
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirate_Radio_(film) Pirate Radio] (Monday 11 April, 18:00) - at the flat with dinner
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* [[england-2011-hamlet|Hamlet at the Globe Theatre]] (Saturday 23 April)
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* [http://royalsociety.org/events/the-information/ The Information. A History, A Theory, A Flood.] at the [http://royalsociety.org/ Royal Society] (Tuesday 12 April, 18:30- 20:00) - [http://around.com/ James Gleick], optional but highly recommended
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* [[england-2011-edinburgh|Edinburgh]] (Friday-Sunday 15-17 April) - Our Dynamic Earth, Science Fair, Arthur's seat, castle, etc.
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* [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/events/shelllondonlectures11/anthropocene The Anthropocene: Living in a New Age], lecture at the [http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/ The Geological Society] (Wednesday 20 April, 17:30 - 20:00) - optional, requires RSVP
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* Highgate Park and Cemetery tour (Friday 22 April, 14:00) - optional, we'll meet at the main entrance to the cemetery (51.5668, -0.1468).  The closest tube station is Archway. 
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* [[england-2011-hamlet|Hamlet at the Globe Theatre]] (Saturday 23 April) - be at the flat by '''16:00''' for dinner!
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* High Tea (Wednesday 27 April, '''14:30 at the flat''')
== Get Out! ==  
== Get Out! ==  
A collection of ideas from your classmates for things to do/see before you leave England:
A collection of ideas from your classmates for things to do/see before you leave England:
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* Titanic Artefacts at the O2 - pricey (we are organizing an optional excursion for this item)
 
* The watercolour exhibition and the Susan Hiller exhibition at the Tate Britain
* The watercolour exhibition and the Susan Hiller exhibition at the Tate Britain
* Madame Tussauds Wax Museum - very pricey
* Madame Tussauds Wax Museum - very pricey
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* Opera at the Opera House in Covent Garden
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* Ballet at the Coliseum 
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* Concerts at St Martin's in the fields
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* London Transport Museum in Covent Garden
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* Visit Karl Marx and Douglas Adams in the Highgate Cemetery
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* Attend Little Eagles at the Hampstead Theatre (16 April - 29 April)
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* Download BBC4's A History of the World in 100 Objects podcasts and tour the British Museum listening to the podcasts while you observe the objects.  (E.g. the Rosetta Stone, an African Drum, the headdress given to Captain Cook in Hawaii, etc.)
== Science, Technology and Society ==
== Science, Technology and Society ==
Class  
Class  
* [[england-2011-assignments|Assignments]]
* [[england-2011-assignments|Assignments]]
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* [[england-2011-readings|Supplemental Material]]
 
* [[england-2011-journals|Journals]]
* [[england-2011-journals|Journals]]
* [[England-2011-paper|Paper]]
* [[England-2011-paper|Paper]]
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* [[england-2011-notebooks|Lab Notebooks]]
* [[england-2011-notebooks|Lab Notebooks]]
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Other
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Resources
* [[england-2011-tech-tips|Tech Tips]]
* [[england-2011-tech-tips|Tech Tips]]
* [[england-2011-timeline|Milestones, Techniques and Themes]]
* [[england-2011-timeline|Milestones, Techniques and Themes]]

Latest revision as of 12:23, 25 April 2011

2011 Earlham College England Program

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Who we are: Eva Marengo Sanchez, Sandra Ngeseyan, Ben Smith, Krystnell Storr, Spencer Smith, Emily Van Cise, Johanna Wilcox, Ivan Babic, Gillian Bateyunga, Lily Cutler, Bill Greene, McKayla Heller, Vivian Bateyunga, Andrew Fitz Gibbon (program assistant), Charlie Peck (program leader)

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