LB07 The Universe and the Cell: An Amazing Look at Each

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LB07 The Universe and the Cell: An Amazing Look at Each

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September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Telescope

Can you recall a time on a clear, moonless night when you looked up to the heavens and witnessed a blanket of stars? In this course we are going to consider this awesome universe: the planets, stars, and galaxies. The launch of the Hubble and James Webb telescopes have given us views of the heavens that until now were impossible to see. Through photographs sent from these telescopes, we can view the beauty and majesty of the heavens.

We will also consider the smallest unit that can live on its own. This unit makes up all living organisms and the tissues of the body: the cell. Our human body is composed of trillions of cells. These cells take in nutrients from food, convert these nutrients into energy, and carry out specialized functions. We will look at the basic science of cells and the beautiful expanse of the heavens.

About the instructor: John Rowe.

John Rowe grew up in Mount Carmel, PA, and graduated from Mansfield University with a degree in mathematics education. He then went on to earn a master’s degree from West Chester University. He taught math in the Indian Valley and Indian Crest middle schools of the Souderton Area School District for 40 years. He currently volunteers for the Souderton Area track team, on the Living U curriculum council, and in a variety of other ways at Souderton Mennonite Homes, where he and his wife, Betsy, have lived since 2016.

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Date:
September 22
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Souderton Mennonite Homes – Summit View Auditorium
207 W Summit St
Souderton, PA 18964 United States
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