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Explore the majors available to registered OSU Legacies and their grandparents at GPU 2015 held June 17-19 and 24-26 on the OSU-Stillwater campus. More information is available at orangeconnection.org/gpu.

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  • Bridge the generation gap and enjoy three unforgettable days with your grandchild(ren) at Grandparent University.Children and grandparents learn side by side while getting a taste of the OSU experience at Grandparent University.

    Get to know your fellow participants with a fun lunch, tour the OSU Museum of Art and create your own art pieces as well as swim Wednesday evening. Thursday begins with an exciting orientation class. Following lunch, participants divide into their selected majors for fun, interactive learning.

    All enjoy a spirited tailgate dinner Thursday evening with Hideaway Pizza. Afterward, children and grandparents can participate in evening activities or return to the residence halls. Classes conclude Friday morning and are followed by lunch and a graduation ceremony.

    While most activities at Grandparent University are not physically demanding, there may be quite a bit of walking between venues for some majors.

    ELIGIBILITY Grandparent University is one of the many benefits of being a member of the OSU Alumni Association. To participate, a child must be between the ages of 7 and 13 and registered in the Legacy program under a parent or grandparent who is an active member of the OSU Alumni Association. These registered legacies are then eligible to bring their grandparent(s), great-aunt or great-uncle or grandparent figure. Parents are not eligible to come with legacies.

    ENROLLMENT PROCESS NOTICE THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS FOR 2015! Grandparent University is a wonderfully popular program with OSU alumni and legacies. Because of GPUs success, a lottery system will determine admittance and major placement.

    We encourage applicants to be open minded when listing their majors in preference order; please list ALL majors you are willing to attend, and place a 0 next to each major you are not willing to attend. Grandparent University is expected to sell out quickly.

    ENROLLMENT DEADLINE All applications for enrollment must be submitted online at orangeconnection.org/GPU by April 1 at 5 p.m. The online application requires: contact name, contact daytime phone number, contact email, number of groups in your family that will be attending (one group per major), names and ages in each group and selected majors in order of preference. All online applications will get an application number and be placed into the lottery. Each family will be placed in majors

  • according to the order of drawing; we cant guarantee that multiple family groups will be assigned to the same major. We will announce the application numbers that have been assigned to each major on April 6 starting at 9 a.m. at orangeconnection.org/gpu. You will receive an email with your assigned major and a link to complete your enrollmentonline.

    Enrollees who are drawn after their preferred majors are already full will be notified via email that their application could not be fulfilled. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT YOU LIST EVERY MAJOR YOU ARE WILLING TO ATTEND ON YOUR APPLICATION.

    COST The cost is $240 per grandparent and $170 per grandchild, which includes Wednesday and Thursday nights lodging with bed linens, instruction, all activities, T-shirt, class materials, transportation and five meals during your visit. There will be an option on your enrollment to purchase lunch for Wednesday. The cost is $215 per grandparent and $145 per grandchild for check-ins arriving Thursday, which include one nights lodging with bed linens, instruction, all activities, T-shirt, class materials, transportation and four meals during your visit. There is an additional fee of $30 per attendee for participating in the Aviation major.

    CHOOSING A MAJOR Expert faculty, staff and students from across the OSU campus provide instruction for Grandparent University. Majors are limited and assigned on a first-drawn, first-served basis through the enrollment lottery. Children must enroll with and be accompanied by an adult at all times. All majors are designed to be appealing to both Cowboys and Cowgirls. However, some majors have been designed with age-specific requirements, and Aviation has an additional fee associated to cover the extra expense.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Physical activity levels vary among majors, so please choose a major that best suits your physical needs.

    Questions? If you have any concerns or special needs, contact Melisa Parkerson at [email protected] or call 405-744-5368.

    We cannot guarantee accommodations can be made if you are not able to meet the listed physical activity level.

    Low Mostly seated activities in a classroom or laboratory.

    Medium Some movement and walking required, long periods of standing, possibly in outdoor heat.

    High Significant movement required; may include physical activity outdoors in the heat.

    LODGING Rooms have been arranged in suites in OSU residence halls. Children must share a suite with their grandparent(s). If you are bringing more than one family group or if you would like to request specific suitemates, please make note on your enrollment form (after you have been selected in the lottery and placed in your major).

    Meals Most meals are included with your enrollment costs. Wednesdays optional lunch will be served in the heart of campus, and dinner is on your own. We encourage you to explore Stillwater. Breakfast and lunch will be served at an OSU dining facility on Thursday and Friday. Thursdays dinner will be a pizza tailgate party at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

    Parking Parking will be available outside the specified residence halls. Transportation to and from some of the majors will be provided during Grandparent University. Those participating in majors located near the residence halls will walk to classes. If you are unable to walk short distances, let us know and we can provide transportation for you to your major. Parking for the tailgate party and graduation will be available in the Student Union Parking Garage for a small fee.

  • WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. 2 p.m. CheckIn 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch (optional) 1:30 3:30 p.m. OSU Museum of Art 3 8 p.m. Swimming Dinner (on your own)

    THURSDAY 7:30 8:45 a.m. Breakfast (for Wednesday checkin participants only) 8 9:45 a.m. Late CheckIn 10:15 11:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening 11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m. Lunch 1:15 4:30 p.m. Class I & Class II in Major 6:30 9 p.m. Tailgate / Evening Activities

    FRIDAY 7:30 8:45 a.m. Breakfast 9 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Class III & Class IV in Major 12:30 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Check Out 1:45 3 p.m. Graduation

    SESSION 2 JUNE 2426

    SESSION 1 JUNE 1719

    PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

    Adventures in Insects

    Architecture

    Athletic Training

    Aviation

    Chemistry FUNdamentals

    Horticulture

    Electrical Engineering

    Firefighter 101

    Science and Math Teacher

    Veterinary Medicine

    Videography

    Watchmaking

    Whats to Eat?

    Aerospace

    Agribusiness Management

    Broadcasting

    Bugs in Action

    Design with Digital Media

    Discover the Chemistry of Food

    Early Childhood Arts

    Flowers

    Landscape Architecture

    Molecular World Building

    Oklahoma Geology

    Saving the Earth

    Sports Marketing

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  • Wednesday ActivitiesMOVE IN This is a great day to get everything settled in your new temporary home. Bed linens are provided but in true college fashion, you will need to make your beds and get your rooms organized once you arrive, so you will be ready for the next few days..

    LUNCH Lunch is an optional meal you can choose. We love for our participants to get a true college experience, so we have arranged for you to use a meal card and eat at the worlds largest Student Unions food court. There are different options for the whole family.

    OSU MUSEUM OF ART This is a newly added activity for 2015. Explore the OSU Museum of Art and participate in a hands-on art-making activity tied to the art experienced in the museum. There will be two artists on display during this time: Gene Dougherty and Linda Warren. For more information about the guest artists, go to www.brighthorsearts.com and www.lindalouwarren.com. For more information about the OSU Museum of Art, visit museum.okstate.edu.

    SWIMMING Swimming in the outdoor pool at the OSU Colvin Recreational Center is a highlight for many of our GPU participants. Please keep in mind that the pool is outdoors, which means weather can be a factor. If the Oklahoma weather closes the pool, we encourage you to look at taking in a movie at the Carmike Cinema or play games in the residence halls with your family or fellow participants.

  • ENTO 2226 ADVENTURES IN INSECTS ENTOMOLOGY & PLANT PATHOLOGY

    Andrine Shufran, ASSOCIATE EXTENSION SPECIALIST AND INSECT ADVENTURE COORDINATOR

    Krista Pike, RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    Discover insects and their many cousins up close and personal! Learn all about different arthropods (bugs!) and their importance to people, other animals, and our own planet Earth. A fun, hands-on major for young scientists (of all ages).

    Anticipated ActivitiesLive arthropod petting zooGrasshopper dissection in the labInsect collection field trip to OSUs Botanic GardenMaggot painting, Termite NASCAR, honey

    tasting, have insects for snack

    Open to ages 8-13High level of physical activity, including walking and swinging a collection net outside in the heat

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  • AERO 3116 AEROSPACE AEROSPACE EDUCATION

    Steve Marks, PROFESSOR OF AVIATION AND SPACE

    3 2 1 Launch! Join the Oklahoma State University Aviation and Space Program in the aerospace major. Participants will learn the concepts of aerodynamics, stability and the laws of motion through model rocketry. Participants will use mathematical concepts to understand velocity, acceleration and altitude. Through the aerospace major, participants will apply mathematics and science to life through the construction and launch of model rockets.

    Anticipated ActivitiesClassroom instruction in

    rockets, aerodynamics and model rocketry

    Creation and construction of model rockets

    Launch a model rocket (weather permitting)

    Open to ages 9-13High level of physical activity, involving up to two hours of outdoor physical activity in the heat

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  • AGEC 3216 AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

    Kim Anderson, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF AGRICULTURE

    Eric DeVuyst, PROFESSOR OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & J.C. Hobbs, ASSISTANT EXTENSION SPECIALIST

    Experience the thrill oof success or the agony of defeat as you manage your own Oklahoma farm and ranch. Students compete to manage the highest-earning farm and ranch with the FARRM computer game. Learn how profit is affecting by production and marketing strategies. Will you be named Oklahomas Top Farmer 2015?

    Anticipated ActivitiesUtilize FARRM game.Compete to be crowned Oklahomas Top Farmer.

    Open to ages 10-13Low level of physical activity

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  • We experience the art of architecture We experience the art of architecture every day, with buildings all around us affecting the ways we live, work and play. Learn some of the basic design principles and structural systems evident in great architecture, and the role and responsibility of the architect in contemporary society. The class will design and build a scale model of a city, appropriately named Petesburgh!

    Anticipated ActivitiesVisualization and drawing techniquesStructures in architectureCity planningPrinciples of building design

    Open to ages 8-13Medium level of physical activity, including building a scale model and drawing

    ARCH 2316 ARCHITECTURE ARCHITECTURE

    Steven E. OHara, PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING

    Jerry Stivers, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTURE

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  • IT 3476 ART AND SCIENCE OF WATCHMAKING

    SCHOOL OF WATCHMAKING OSUIT

    Jason Champion, PROGRAM CHAIR OF WATCHMAKING AND MICRO TECHNOLOGY

    Experience the art and science of watchmaking. Through hands-on activities, we will investigate the history and tradition of timekeeping, its origin and how these innovations in watchmaking affect our everyday life. We will also explore hands-on watchmaking with high-quality tooling on a modern mechanical movement that will be supplied for you to take and practice with after the course.

    Anticipated Activities Make models of historical timekeeping devices and how we

    were affected

    Watch part and brand nomenclature matching activitiesWatchmaking tooling and usageWatch movement disassembly

    Open to ages 9-13Low level of physical activity

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  • HHP 2126 ATHLETIC TRAINING SCHOOL OF APPLIED HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

    Ryan Thiele, DOCTORAL GRADUATE ASSISTANT IN ATHLETIC TRAINING

    Athletic Training is one of the fastest-growing professions. People are more active than ever before and with this activity, injuries may occur. This major will teach you many of the skills utilized by athletic trainers to prevent, recognize, manage and rehabilitate injuries that may occur during physical activity.

    Anticipated ActivitiesTour athletic training facilities.Practice applying therapeutic

    modalities (ice, heat, etc.).

    Learn valuable assessment and injury prevention skills.

    Hands-only CPR Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity, including walking through the athletics facilities, possibly in the heat, and participating in stretching activities

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  • AVED 4136 AVIATION AVIATION COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

    Mark Uhlman, CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR

    Participants will get to plan and conduct an actual cross-country flight! Day one, OSUs chief flight instructor will guide participants through flight planning with course-plotting tools and charts. Day two, participants get to experience airport and flight-line operations as they conduct flight (with an OSU flight Instructor) from Stillwater to Enid and return in a Cessna 172!

    Anticipated ActivitiesChart reading and route planning Manipulation of flight planning toolsConduct cross-country flight.Experience airport operations and air traffic control procedures.

    Open to ages 11-13Low level of physical activity, but good physical condition is vital in this major.

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  • JB 3426 BROADCASTING JOURNALISM & BROADCASTING

    Jack Hodgson, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, OSU SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

    Have you ever wondered how television reporters create their stories for the news? This major will teach you how to shoot video and edit it into a news package. Youll work from a script and report a campus news story, edit your story for a newscast and introduce it at the anchor desk.

    Anticipated ActivitiesShooting in the field with a professional-grade camera.Recording a voiceover for your story.Creating your package with HD editing software.Introducing your package with an anchor.

    Open to ages 9-13High level of physical activity, including being outdoors in the heat to shoot video, which will involve walking.

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  • ENTO 2246 BUGS IN ACTION ENTOMOLOGY & PLANT PATHOLOGY

    Andrine Shufran, ASSOCIATE EXTENSION SPECIALIST AND INSECT ADVENTURE COORDINATOR

    Theresa Andrew, RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    Discover all sorts of insect-related Citizen Science projects. Make bee and beetle houses and traps to take home. Learn hands-on how entomology affects the human world through exploration of the environmental and ecological importance of insects.

    Anticipated ActivitiesLive arthropod

    petting zoo

    The Monarch Watch program and mason bee houses

    Backyard Bark Beetles and Lost Ladybug projects

    Insect Conservation and the endangered American Burying Beetle; snack on stir-fried mealworms

    Open to ages 8-13High level of physical activity, including walking and swinging a collection net outside in the heat

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  • CHEM 1566 CHEMISTRY FUNDAMENTALS CHEMISTRY

    Martha Halihan, CHEMISTRY LECTURER

    Chemistry is everywhere in our bodies, in the environment and even in outer space. Join us as we learn some of the fundamentals of chemistry such as what the periodic table is and why all chemists use it, how to make molecules and learn the lingo of chemistry. We will do hands-on experiments to get more information about our world and the stuff in it.

    Anticipated ActivitiesDissolve a penny.Make a reaction happen with household stuff that you can try again at home.A density trick to amaze your relativesMake a weather-testing flower.

    Open to ages 7-13Low level of physical activity

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  • DHM 3126 DESIGN WITH DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRIAL ENGEERING & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

    Gina Peek, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & COOPERATIVE EXTENSION HOUSING AND CONSUMER SPECIALIST

    Tilanka Chandrasekera, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DESIGN, HOUSING, AND MERCHANDISING

    Technology is changing the design world. Learn to use digital tools to model 3-D environments. Your 3-D environments will then be included in virtual reality and augmented reality environments. You will also learn how to use a 3-D printer to print out your models. We will be utilizing free 3-D software and game engines. At the end of the session, we will upload your work into a virtual gallery that you can view online, from anywhere.

    Anticipated ActivitiesLearn about 3-D modeling and making virtual models.Navigate in virtual environments.Print 3-D models using a 3-D printer.Learn about technology in the design workplace.

    Open to ages 9-13Low level of physical activity

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  • FSCI 1216 DISCOVER THE CHEMISTRYOF FOOD

    FOOD & AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS CENTER BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

    Patricia Rayas-Duarte, PROFESSOR OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

    Go on a journey of food science to discover the fascinating world of food. You will learn the chemistry of seaweed gels using the magic of calcium, nutritious pasta and pizza. We will sample fun foods from around the world. An exploration of novel foods will blow your imagination away, and its all chemistry and physics. You will learn how your senses of smell and taste can be deceived or enhanced (biology). Youll also get examples of our favorite foods and where they came from.

    Anticipated ActivitiesDiscover how chemistry plays a role in making a variety of

    gel-type foods from sea plants that grow in the ocean.

    Taste foods from other countries and learn about main ingredients and processes to make them.

    Learn how your senses of taste and smell can be tricked. Learn what a super taster is.

    Enjoy making pasta and pizza.Open to ages 7-13Low level of physical activity, including walking to laboratories on the first and second floor, standing when preparing pasta and pizza (accommodation can be made for chairs for those standing periods; however, they will be on the side).

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  • HDFS 1356 EARLY CHILDHOOD ARTS HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY SCIENCES

    Ginger Welch, CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    Mayra Almodovar, CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

    Participants will engage in hands-on creative arts experiences designed to be open-ended, and will emphasize the fun of play (the process) instead of merely the creation of some specific craft object (a product). You cant make a mistake in this class, unless you dont have fun! Participants may engage with paint, clays, glue, glitter, fabric and other objects, and will be able to take home their creations. Warning: You may get messy while youre having fun!

    Anticipated ActivitiesTour a model early-childhood

    classroom on the OSU campus.

    Create with paint.Use recycled materials

    in creative projects.

    Work with a textile such as fabric or beads.

    Open to ages 7-13Low level of physical activity

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  • EENG 3126 LIGHT ACTIVATED MOTORIZED BOATS

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

    Carl Latino, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

    The objective of this major is to design, construct and race a motorized boat that will have a deck, a propulsion system, a propeller and an electronic controller. Exposing the sensor to light will power the boat; covering it will stop the boat. This major covers stability in water, propeller design, boat deck design, electronic circuit assembly and combining the systems into a self-propelled light-activated boat.

    Anticipated ActivitiesCut and glue Styrofoam boat parts.Assemble electronic control circuit.Design and build propellers.Assemble the subsystems and race

    the boat in a 10-foot track.

    Open to ages 9-13Low level of physical activity

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  • Legacies and grandparents will go through a basic home fire safety lesson. They will also get a basic understanding of how a fire extinguishers work, and basic fire behavior principals. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the life of a firefighter, the training that firefighters go through, and the protective clothing they wear. Participants will also learn survival skills in a stranded or lost situation, and how search-and-rescue canines work through a hands-on demonstration.

    Anticipated ActivitiesHome fire safety presentationProper fire extinguisher use observation onlyFire truck demonstration, use of fire hose, firefighter

    protective clothing presentation

    Search-and-rescue canine demonstration, and basic survival skills for being stranded or lost

    Open to ages 10-13High level of physical activity, with walking, standing, kneeling, lifting and crawling in high temperatures

    FST 3346 FIREFIGHTER 10I FIRE SERVICE TRAINING

    Rhett Strain, FACULTY SUPPORT TECHNICIAN FOR FIRE SERVICE TRAINING

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  • HORT 2236 FLOWERS HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    Shelley Mitchell, EXTENSION ASSOCIATE, 4-H/YOUTH PROGRAMS,

    HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    Come explore the world of flowers. We will learn why plants make flowers (and why some dont) as well as the parts that make up a flower. After building a model of a flower and looking at some flowers at OSUs Botanic Garden, we will make some flower art and use real flowers to make a corsage or flower arrangement.

    Anticipated ActivitiesCreate a model flower out

    of simple materials.

    Go on a scavenger hunt for colors at the Botanic Garden at OSU.

    Use real flowers to make a corsage and/or flower arrangement.

    Paint a bookmark with colors from flower petals.

    Open to ages 7-13High level of physical activity, including walking around the Botanic Garden at OSU in the heat, standing and using scissors and hammers

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  • EDU 3426 FUN WITH TEACHING OSUTEACH

    Kristen Baum, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

    Learn what it takes to be a science or mathematics teacher. Learn about science and math as you try out different activities. Work in groups to create an engaging hands-on activity. Develop a lesson plan to teach students about science or math.

    Anticipated ActivitiesTry out exciting,

    hands-on science and math activities.

    Learn how to do fun experiments with everyday items.

    Create a fun science or math activity to take home.

    Open to ages 7-13Low level of physical activity

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  • HORT 2246 HORTICULTURE HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    Shelley Mitchell, EXTENSION ASSOCIATE, 4-H/YOUTH PROGRAMS, HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    Horticulture is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, ornamental crops, flowers, and turfgrass. Hortus is the Latin word for garden, and that is where we will spend our time in this session at the Botanic Garden. We will explore the world of plants why we need them (and they need us), what we use them for and how they grow. You will take a mini-garden home.

    Anticipated ActivitiesTour OSUs Botanic Garden. Make a dish garden to take home.Discover what parts of plants we eat

    as food, and try some new foods.

    Use paper-towel gardening to learn what plants need to grow.

    Open to ages 7-13High level of physical activity, including walking around the Botanic Garden in the heat and bending, kneeling and standing

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  • HORT 2246 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    Cheryl Mihalko, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

    The course will introduce the design process for a Stillwater home. Students will learn to draw plants and complete a colorful landscape design that shows both hardscape (paths, buildings, seating) and softscape (plant choices). We will walk around campus and view designed landscapes to observe the principles and elements of design.

    Anticipated ActivitiesDrawing plans with markers trees, shrubs, lettering, plus a campus walk.Design process for the residence, base map and bubble diagramsVisit the Botanic Garden and study plant shapes, plant forms and site factorsDraw a final house plan with landscape.

    Open to ages 8-13High level of physical activity, including walking through campus and around the Botanic Garden in the heat

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  • CHEM 1536 MOLECULARWORLD BUILDING CHEMISTRY

    Christopher Fennell, CHEMISTRY LECTURER

    In this advanced Chemistry major, legacies and grandparents will explore the molecular world using molecular models and the tools of computational chemistry. Participants will work in teams to build, animate and fabricate new molecules on computers and 3-D printers. Sessions will highlight molecular interactions and structure, and legacies and grandparents will uncover how the features of tiny molecules give rise to the properties of the materials all around us.

    Anticipated ActivitiesDesign and fabricate molecules on

    computers and 3-D printers.

    Perform hands-on experiments in molecular packing using molecular model analogs.

    Learn about molecular interactions and assembly in crystal structure creation experiments.

    Visualize and animate molecular systems to create molecular movies and graphics.

    Open to ages 7-13Low level of physical activity

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  • FRSC 2266 OKLAHOMA GEOLOGY OKLAHOMA GEOLOGY

    Jim Puckette, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY

    Tracy M. Quan, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY

    Learn about Oklahomas exciting geologic past and the processes that affect us today. We will walk through geologic time and learn about the formation of the Wichita, Arbuckle and Ouachita Mountains, sediment accumulation and cave formation. Find fossils, learn about minerals and rocks and see if you know what products in your home are made from petroleum. Have you felt an earthquake and wondered what was happening? Our activities will explain the geology behind the shaking.

    Anticipated Activities Good vibrations or not seismic waves and earthquakesA walk through geologic time in OklahomaSpecial properties of minerals and rocksSedimentation and karst

    Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity, including walking and jumping up and down

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  • AGEC 1426 SAVING THE EARTH AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

    Lynn Malley, ASSISTANT STATE EXTENSION SPECIALIST

    Weve all heard how important it is to save the earth, but what does that really mean? What do you do with your trash, the stuff you dont want or use any more? What could you do differently? After this fun and challenging major, you will have answers. Youll know about feeding light bulbs to the machine that eats them and beating the computer at sorting trash so it does not go into the landfill.

    Anticipated Activities Play interactive and computer games about what it

    means to recycle and repurpose our waste.

    Talk with professionals who help us make our trash disappear and learn how you can help.

    Campus and community tours and demonstrations of what actually happens to what we dont need any longer see the Bulb Eater in action. Walk through the MRF and see how machines and people make our trash useful again. See a corn countertop at the Student Union and go behind the scenes in the Student Union kitchen.

    Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity, including walking around the facilities we visit, possibly in outdoor heat

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  • SMED 2536 SPORTS MARKETING MARKETING

    Clay Billman, COORDINATOR, ATHLETICS

    Sports Marketing students will study the nature and scope of marketing a professional franchise or college athletic program, as well as how traditional products and services are marketed via association with sports. The class will also examine the dos and donts of branding and product licensing (logos, uniforms, merchandise) and discuss relevant topics including advertising, game day promotions, operations and ticketing, consumer loyalty, demographics and emerging technology and trends such as social media.

    Anticipated ActivitiesConceive and design fictional

    team logos and uniforms (illustrated by students).

    Present ideas for new professional sports teams to class.

    Tour OSU athletic facilities with an emphasis on game-day operations and branding.

    Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity, including a walking tour (some stairs; elevators available in most areas)

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  • VMED 2616 VETERINARY MEDICINE CENTER FOR VETERINARY HEALTH SCIENCES

    Elisabeth J. Giedt, DIRECTOR, CONTINUING EDUCATION, EXTENSION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Animals come in many shapes and sizes, from pocket pets to dogs, horses and cows. Learn how to examine animals and perform basic health care techniques. Gain experience with the proper techniques for milking a cow. Use visual and tactile techniques to explore and solve parasite puzzles.

    Anticipated ActivitiesEndoscopy small animalTeddy bear surgeryExamine parasitesCattle basics at the feedlotInvestigate bones using skeletons

    and radiographs

    Not Just Horsing Around Open to ages 7-11High level of physical activity, including walking, stairs and being outside in the heat

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  • VDEO 2736 VIDEOGRAPHY INSTITUTE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING EXCELLENCE

    Christine K. Ormsbee, ASSISTANT PROVOST & DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING EXCELLENCE

    Work with OSU professional staff to shoot, edit and create a video commercial package. Using state-of-the-art video and audio equipment, you will record the video on location and enhance it with green screen effects, video graphics and animations at the ITLE facility. Finally, youll edit the commercial with one of our producer/directors and create your DVD so you will have a final product to share with friends and family.

    Anticipated ActivitiesPlan for a commercial shoot with a brief script.Learn basic camera and audio usage, plus techniques

    to get the most out of your video production.

    Work with video graphics, green screens and visual animations to add your own creativity.

    Learn video format basics.Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity, including walking on campus outdoors in the heat, handling camera and audio equipment, and using computers

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  • NSCI 2626 WHATS TO EAT? NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES

    Barbara Brown, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES AND

    FOOD SPECIALIST FOR THE OKLAHOMA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

    Knowing how to choose and prepare healthy foods can give young people a better chance at eating well now and as adults. Students will learn to identify the components of healthy food choices, to read labels to find good options and practice the basics of preparing simple foods that could be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks. Food safety will be emphasized

    Anticipated ActivitiesCooking examples of healthy food choicesLearning to read labelsExploring serving size cuesUnderstanding and practicing the responsibilities that go hand-

    in-hand with cooking to keep food safe from microorganisms (cleaning, separating, heating and chilling)

    Open to ages 7-13Medium level of physical activity; class members will be standing throughout the class.

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