Better Learning With Beer!

Kiggins Theatre

Vancouver, Washington

Science on Tap at the Kiggins is produced in partnership with Washington State University Vancouver

Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Vancouver

Living in Earthquake Country: What Can the Pacific NW Learn from Recent Quakes

The Pacific Northwest is due for a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and a magnitude 9 Cascadia earthquake and tsunami would likely produce an unprecedented catastrophe much larger than any disaster the pacific northwest, or the nation, has ever faced. Vancouver isn’t ready, and significant preparation is needed to safeguard communities, businesses, and people. There are… Read more

Wednesday, June 12 2019, in Vancouver

Fire-Bending: Coffee Roasting and its Effect on the Bean

The flames roaring, the ever-changing smells, the rhythmic sounds of the movement of the beans within the metal dragon. Inside, coffee beans are loosing water content, amino acids are catalyzing reactions with monosaccharides, oligosaccharides are undergoing caramelization, organic acids are breaking down while others are forming from the breakdown of these carbohydrates while developing pressures… Read more

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