Wilkes University

Earth and Environmental Science Day

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 | 8:30 a.m - 2 p.m.

The Biology & Earth Systems Sciences Department brings you Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Day!

Register for EES Day

This event gives high school students, teachers and family members the opportunity to join our faculty experts in hands-on lab activities in the Cohen Science Center, learn about career opportunities in the geosciences and enjoy a free lunch in the dining hall!

Schedule

Master of Ceremonies: Erika Wintersteen, Environmental Science and Geology Major

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Registration

Henry Student Center, Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome

Henry Student Center, Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9:15 - 9:25 a.m.

Proceed to the Cohen Science Center (CSC)

Cohen Science Center (CSC)

9:25 - 9:55 a.m.

Grasping the Gravity of the Situation Gravity Anomalies and Earth Structures

Greenway

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Flash, Bang, Boom, Measuring Weather in the Backyard

CSC 119

10:35 - 11:05 a.m.

Insect Villains and Heroes

Cohen 222

11:10 - 11:40 a.m.

Preserving Plants for Fun and Science

Cohen 323

11:40 - 11:50 a.m.

Proceed to the Henry Student Center

Henry Student Center

11:50 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

Henry Food Court (3rd Floor) Henry Student Center

12:45 - 12:55 p.m.

Proceed to the Cohen Science Center

Cohen Science Center

12:55 - 1:25 p.m.

Oh Say Can You Seed!

CSC 221

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Rivers, Floods and Landslides – oh My!

CSC 41 st Floor Lobby

2 p.m.

Dismiss

2:15 p.m.

Optional Tour

Cohen Science Building

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Registration

Henry Student Center, Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9 - 9:15 a.m..

Welcome

Henry Student Center, Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9:15 - 9:20 a.m.

Parents move to Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

9:20 - 9:35 a.m.

Geo-Science Career Opportunities – an In-depth Examination

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

9:35 - 10:05 a.m.

Admissions Process Presentation

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

10:05 - 10:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

10:15 - 10:40 a.m.

Financial Aid Presentation

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

10:40 - 11:05 a.m.

Residential Life Presentation

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

11:05 - 11:25 a.m.

Student Academic Services

Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center

11:25 - 11:45 a.m.

Wilkes students

Cohen Science Center

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

Henry Student Center (3rd Floor), Henry Food Court

12:45 - 12:55 p.m.

Proceed to the Cohen Science Center (CSC)

Cohen Science Center (CSC)

12:55 -1:25 p.m.

Oh Say Can You Seed!

CSC 221

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Rivers, Floods and Landslides – oh My!

CSC 1st Floor Lobby

2 p.m.

Dismiss

2:15 p.m.

Optional Tour

Cohen Science Building

Contact Us

For questions or more information about EES Day, please contact:

Julie McMonagle
julie.mcmonagle@wilkes.edu
570-408-4604