SciArt on the Scene in Nov/Dec. 2013 in Symbiartic (Scientific American)

October 30, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA

By Kalliopi Monoyios

Ahhh, fall. Time to look for more indoor activities. And aren’t you lucky? Here’s a list of sciart exhibits that will warm your heart while you warm your toes.

EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION

CLIMATE CHANGE IN OUR WORLD: Photographs by Gary Braasch
October 16, 2013 – July 6, 2014

Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA

We have made the world of today. Human population growth, energy use, agricultural methods, and land development have all had a measurable effect on our climate. Our activities have raised the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to its highest level in millions of years. The average temperature is climbing out of the range in which living species evolved and is now affecting sea level, ocean acidity, and water availability. Melting ice caps and glaciers, as well as weather extremes, have also resulted from this phenomenon. Although we are already experiencing climate change, we have many options to moderate it and limit its effects, with prompt action curtailing further drastic consequences.

View the works of environmental photojournalist Gary Braasch to observe how climate change is altering our planet. You’ll also see how humans are working to slow these changes through alternative energy use and conservation.


SENSING CHANGE
July 1, 2013 – May 2, 2014

Chemical Heritage Foundation Gallery
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

Sensing Change, an initiative of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, invites us to explore and respond to daily shifts in our environment as well as long-term climate change. Sensing Change is inspired by scientific investigations, historical accounts, and direct observations of the natural world. Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook using #SensingChange.

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