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November 8, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tallgrass Tap House, Firkin Room
320 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Program is free.

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Science on Tap

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A monthly gathering at Manhattan's Tallgrass Tap House, featuring public discussion on engaging science topics. November's Science on Tap will feature NPR's Joe Palca!

About Science on Tap
Held in a relaxed (and fun!) setting on the third Wednesday of the month August through April*, Science on Tap features a brief, informal presentation by a local scientist followed by lively conversation. The goal is to build our community’s enthusiasm for science in a fun and unique way.

*The August Science on Tap is held on the last Wednesday of the month.

The Details: Dates, Time & More
Each Science on Tap will feature different topics so community members will learn something new each time they attend. Free, interactive program begins at 7pm in the Tap House's Firkin Room. Be sure to arrive early to grab dinner and drinks - happy hour pricing extended to all Science on Tap attendees until 7pm - $1 off beers and $2 off appetizers. Be sure to let the Tap House staff know you are there for "Science on Tap".

This Month's Featured Guest & Topic
Avoiding Controversy When Covering Controversial Science featuring Joe Palca
Some science topics have become hot-button issues because they touch on politically or socially sensitive issues. How do you present these topics in a way that avoids appearing partisan? Joe Palca will try to provide some answers to that question.

During this event, Joe will focus on the following three stories:

Thank You to Our Partners
Science on Tap is offered in partnership with Tallgrass Tap House and Kansas State University's Graduate School and Center for Engagement and Community Development. The program is offered as part of Sunset Zoo's Behind the Science initiative; an effort to build our community's enthusiasm for science in a fun and unique way.