• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Susan Sharp, MS, retired Earth Science and Astrobiology teacher, adjunct instructor of Astrobiology, SUNY ESF, Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Princeton University
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Sea glass is a naturally recycled beautiful and sometimes rare artifact found in nature, with each piece having its own history. The study of sea glass is a captivating window into the past, which first begins with the science of how glass is made. The sea glass journey is one of intrigue, enchantment, and sometimes even archaeology. Join Susan as she... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-29-2024 to 02-29-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Linda Hawley, Ed.M., Author, Teacher & World Traveler
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    All aboard for an exciting visual exploration of exotic, culture-rich cities--Lisbon, Seville, Cadiz, Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh &... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-06-2024 to 03-06-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Len Sharp, MS, CAS, retired Earth Science Teacher, Liverpool High School, Adjunct Professor of Education, LeMoyne College and recipient of National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Teacher Award
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    This course is designed for a non-technical audience who wish to discuss and learn about the possibility of other worlds being discovered. What traits produce a planet that is favorable for habitation thus capable of supporting some form of unique life? This is not "science fiction" but based upon competent scientific research and investigations conducted... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-07-2024 to 03-07-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Lisa McCall, certified reiki practitioner, certified angel card reader, and trained certified spiritual Intuitive
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    In this class you'll learn the basics of tarot cards. You will learn the story of "the Fool's Journey," the meaning of the four suits, and some of the meanings of some of Lisa's favorite cards. Whether you are a beginner or an expert; this fun, positive class is for... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-13-2024 to 03-13-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jennifer Olim, Ph.D.
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Ever wonder how these monster storms work? Hurricanes have been in the news and sometimes even come our way. We will discuss what fuels them, why they have an eye, and how climate change is supercharging... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-20-2024 to 03-20-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Betty Burson
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Antonio Oasis

    The Big Bang initiated events that brought our universe to where it is today. Eons later, we are trying to learn its secrets. What is the smallest most fundamental component? What would that look like? How would it behave? What role does mathematics play in finding these answers? Pondered since the late 1960’s, string theory, aka superstring/M-theory,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-26-2024 to 03-26-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Henry George, Engineer, Archaeologist and Geologist
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Goats along with sheep were one of the first livestock species to be domesticated, and because they can live in marginal locations, they continue to be a major domesticate where other animals could not exist.  Goats are easy to tame and feed, and their docility provided a good quality of life to ancient people.  Goats provide meat, milk, pelts, sinew for... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-03-2024 to 04-03-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Bruce Mann
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Humans fall ill from diseases carried by all sorts of animals, but, in particular, insect-borne diseases pose increasing risks. Did you know mosquitoes are responsible for more human deaths than any other animal on earth? In this talk, Bruce Mann reviews what you need to know about the new diseases we’re seeing from the big three culprits—mosquitoes,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-10-2024 to 04-10-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jennifer Olim, Ph.D.
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Ever wonder why our beautiful county, from Torrey Pines to Mt. Woodson to the desert canyons, looks the way it does? Explore the fascinating geology of San Diego. We will discuss how volcanoes, faults, and floods have shaped the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-15-2024 to 04-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Fred Bercovitch, BA, MS, and PhD Biological Anthropology
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Koalas are not bears, but marsupials, and are an endangered species.  Find out how climate change is impacting their behavior and... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-17-2024 to 04-17-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jean Ponzi
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Nature connections in biology, psychology, and art design are proving to increase health benefits for us in many ways. From this overview of biophilic design principles, you'll start seeing nature in surprising places and ways to bring nature's gifts into your environment. Join presenter and Green Resources Manager for Missouri Botanical Garden, Jean Ponzi,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-06-2024 to 11-06-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Don Lucas
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Antonio Oasis

    Psychological science has revealed 10 factors associated with happy people. There are also things people often think are associated with being happy but are in-fact not. We will discuss this, and an emotion beyond happiness, in this class about the science of... read more

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