Since 1969, children and adults alike have flocked to the place where residents coexist in harmony. Here, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skills, and respect people's differences.
Iain Couzin, Professor, Collective Animal Behavior Group, Princeton University, explores ways animal groups such as flocks of birds, schools of fish and insect swarms exhibit complex and coordinated collective behaviors.
Edward Hubbard, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, UW-Madison, discusses recent findings which suggest neuroscience can be used to improve educational outcomes. Hubbard shares examples from his work which show the cognitive and neural mechanisms of basic arithmetic.
Sharon Dunwoody, Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW-Madison, reflects on the history behind communication between scientists and the public. Dunwoody defines the "visible scientist" as somebody who can adapt to a rapidly evolving communications environment.
Thomas Kaminski, Professor, Madison College Industrial Maintenance Program, explains how to build an unmanned aeronautical vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. Kaminski provides shows videos of each generation of drones produced by his students.