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Urban Trails And Walkability

Walkability is a critical aspect of New Urbanism and the movement to design and build smarter cities for a higher quality of life. With the Katy Trail, the Trinity Strand Trail, White Rock Lake, and more, the City of Dallas is investing in walkability and recreation for its citizens. Attendees will learn about the events happening along…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Cultural Centers: Museums & Art Galleries

In our society, museums and art galleries play incredibly important roles as curators of inspiring and powerful content. The museums and art galleries that participate in EarthX will not only demonstrate the kind of educational and artistic content visitors can find at their museums, but these institutions will also provide interactive ways for visitors to learn…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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College & University Networking

Dozens of pre-eminent colleges and universities, including Yale, Harvard, Southern Methodist, Texas A&M, Baylor, and University of Texas at Austin have exhibited their research, schools, and initiatives at EarthX to raise awareness for their institution as well as open conversations with curious students. High school students can interact with colleges and universities to learn about the…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Science On A Sphere

Watch the Earth as if from outer space on this state-of-the-art 68” in diameter spherical display. Scientific research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) simulates weather patterns, ocean currents, airline travel, and even Facebook connectivity. This sphere features 100s of movies, models, and images ranging from extraordinary climate conditions on Jupiter to today’s weather.

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Solar Car Challenge

The Solar Car Challenge is a nonprofit organization that helps high school students design, build, and race their very own solar-powered cars. EarthX is a proud supporter of the Solar Car Challenge in Texas, where the challenge has a wide following. Watch these innovative racecars take to the track and see how these students are…

December 17, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityTechnology & InnovationYouth

In 2007, for the first time in history, the urban population exceeded the rural one.

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