Saint Francis University’s Science Outreach Center in partnership with Appalachia IU8, Tyrone and Harmony Area High Schools present the 2018 Quantum Quest Fest featuring Dr. Harry Kloor. Dr. Kloor, a nationally-known science writer, director, and producer will present his movie and give a series of talks at local schools. Dr. Kloor is the first American man in history to simultaneously earn a doctorate in Physics and Chemistry. Additionally, he authored six episodes of Star Trek: Voyager, and served as story editor for Gene Roddenberry’s series Earth: Final Conflict.
Local 4th, 5th and 6th graders will attend a showing of the movie Quantum Quest Fest: A Cassini Space Odyssey followed by a presentation and discussion with the Hollywood producer and co-director, Dr. Kloor. Over 700 students will be in attendance. The three-day event also allows Dr. Kloor to visit with several schools in the area such as Windber Middle School, McAuliffe Heights Program at Irving School, Pleasant Valley Elementary, and Everett Middle School.
Quantum Quest Fest 2018 Schedule:
Wednesday, May 9th: A movie, Quantum Quest Fest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, at Richland Cinemas and The Quantum Game (STEM hands-on activities) at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. This is an all day event. Students must bring a bagged lunch.
Thursday, May 10th: A movie, Quantum Quest Fest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, followed by a presentation and discussion with Hollywood producer, Dr. Harry Kloor, and then school visits and presentations by Dr. Kloor. The movie and presentation/discussion at Richland Cinemas is a half day event and will last approximately 2 hours. The day is concluded by Dr. Kloor’s presentation at the Windber Middle School.
Friday, May 11th: A movie, Quantum Quest Fest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, followed by a presentation and discussion with Hollywood producer, Dr. Harry Kloor, followed by school visits and presentations on the latest achievements in technology and robotics by Dr. Kloor. Participating schools are McAuliffe Heights Program at Irving School, Pleasant Valley Elementary and Everett Middle School.
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