Lincoln Science Cafe: Dr. Bonita Sharif

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska

Dr. Bonita Sharif, Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNL, will discuss how novice and expert gaze differs between reading natural language text and source code. Inspired by the linearity that people exhibit while reading natural language text, her team sought to determine if they can characterize this type of linearity in reading source code. …

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Sunday with a Scientist: Invasive Species

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? How about Zebra Mussels? Sometimes species end up where they don’t belong. This can cause devastating effects on a native community of plants and animals. Invasive species are a big problem in the natural world. Allison Zach is the Program Coordinator for the Nebraska Invasive Species Program …

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Investigate: Terrific Trees

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska

Learn about the history of Arbor Day, the importance of trees in our ecosystem, and common native trees. Then make a rubbing journal to explore trees in your neighborhood!   $8/member household; $10/non-member household