University of Minnesota Participation at Amantes de la Ciencia event at the Science Museum

Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 25, 2009

Moments before the event ...  
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Daniel Sosa and Yectli Huerta at the Science Museum Daniel and Yectli relaxing prior to the event
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Daniel Sosa and Carlos P Sosa River boat
Let the event commence ...  
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Paul Mohrbacher giving the opening remarks Everybody worked hard
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Prof. Ellis setting up the booth on Clean-up the environment Daniel and Yectli testing the equipment
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Nice! 3D display Prof. Ellis checking the 3D display
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Prof. Ellis and Daniel busy building molecules Ignore the label, the molecules were delicious
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This is how you build Carbon atoms Parents also learned about hydrocarbons
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Yectli hard at work Parents got involved and enjoyed seeing 3D molecules
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Parents and children interacting with Prof Ellis and Daniel Yectli showing how to visualize molecules in 3D
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IT and outreach program booth: Robotic arm The Department of Chemistry attended this event
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Prof Arriaga and team Prof Arriaga's team hard at work
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Children and parents experienced molecules in silico Children and parents experienced molecules in vivo
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Parents had a chance to take our brochures End of a job well done!

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