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SPICE: Current Issues in Science That Are Changing the World

Upcoming Sessions

1. Thursday, August 5, 2021 27 Av 5781

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2. Thursday, August 12, 2021 4 Elul 5781

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

3. Thursday, August 19, 2021 11 Elul 5781

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

4. Thursday, August 26, 2021 18 Elul 5781

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Current Issues in Science That Are Changing the World ($48 temple members/$60 non-members)
Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 (10:30 a.m.-noon)
Course Summary: Explore, analyze, and evaluate current scientific topics and data that affect the quality of our lives and can improve today’s world. Such topics will include climate change, endangered and invasive species, artificial intelligence, overpopulation, and others.

Facilitator: Don Finkelstein, MS is a retired middle school and high school science teacher of Baltimore County where he implemented the Next Generation Science Standards, organized the Green School agenda and was co-advisor of the schoolwide STEM program. In the summers he was part of the MAD Scientist staff and coordinator of the Park School science program. Recently he is teaching in different senior programs throughout Baltimore.

Registration: Reservations may be made via email to or by phone to Sherri Bell, SPICE Chair at 410-833-2409. If you are a temple member, payment may be made by requesting to have your account billed. Other accepted methods of payment include credit card, cash paid in person at class or a check made out to HSOSC, with SPICE and the course name in the check memo, mailed to 1 Clifton Court, Pikesville, MD 21208.

Registration Policies:
All SPICE courses must be registered for and paid for in their entirety by the first session. Due to a new MD sales tax regulation, we are now required to charge 6% sales tax on all courses delivered electronically.
All SPICE courses for January-June 2021 will be presented on Zoom.
SPICE fees are per head, not per household, with a 50% off fee for second registrants within the same household.
A minimum of 15 enrollees per class is required. 

Thank you in advance for your ongoing support of our SPICE courses and programs.


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