UCSB Facts
Diversity in Science
UCSB SACNAS History
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Chican@/Latin@ History
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The color of the abstract statue in the Arts building that spells UCSB
What is black?
100
Four UCSB organizations that aim to promote and support diversity in STEM.
What are SACNAS, LI, NSBE, SASE, oSTEM, SHPE, Los Curanderos, NOGLSTP, etc.?
100
Expanded name of SACNAS.
What is the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science?
100
The name of the first satellite sent into space
What is Sputnik?
100
On this date Mexico's army defeated an overwhelming number of French forces at the Battle of Puebla.
What is May 5 or Cinco de Mayo?
200
The building Harold Frank Hall is modeled after
What is the Yale Engineering Building?
200
Gay cryptanalyst and mathematician famous for his aid in breaking German ciphers in World War II.
Who is Alan Turing?
200
Three meetings of the UCSB SACNAS Chapter from the 2015-2016 academic year.
What are...
200
The approximate age of the universe.
What is 13.8 billion years? (~12-14 ok)
200
Spanish term for a person of combined Spanish and Amerindian descent
What is mestizo?
300
The name of the mountains that surround UCSB
What are the Santa Ynez mountains?
300
The names of two famous women in STEM, who are not Marie Curie (though she's a boss).
Who are Lise Meitner, Ada Lovelace, Rosalind Franklin, Kathleen McNulty.
300
Senior scientist at Genentech, UCSB alumnus, and SACNAS President-Elect.
Who is Lino Gonzalez?
300
The type of particles that make up Saturn’s rings
What is ice?
300
These Native American people inhabited the Santa Barbara area.
Who are the Chumash?
400
The rank of UCSB on Princeton's list of greenest public schools
What is 1st?
400
Known as the "Black Edison," owns over 60 patents including electric trolleys, the third rail, and a patent he *won* when sued by Thomas Edison for the invention of the induction telegraph, which allowed men to communicate by voice over telegraph wires.
Who is Granville T. Woods?
400
Explanation of the founding of SACNAS, the national organization.
What is the Elevator Story?
400
The closest galaxy to the Milky Way. (Bonus: its distance from the Milky Way).
What is the Andromeda Galaxy (M31, NGC 224)? What is 2.5e6 lightyears?
400
In the 1960's this raised political awareness to farm workers rights, enhanced education, voting rights, and ethnic stereotypes in mass media/American consciousness.
What is the Chicano Movement?
500
The number of residence halls at UCSB
What is 8?
500
The names of three famous scientists/engineers/mathematicians of color.
Who are George Washington Carver, Mae Jemison, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Ellen Ochoa, Sylvia Acevedo, Lori Alvord, Sandra Begay-Campbell
500
Year that UCSB SACNAS was founded.
What is 2004?
500
The brightest objects in the universe.
What are quasars? (Gamma ray bursts OK)
500
This Santa Barbara Mission was home to Catholic Franciscans missionaries, while the Presidio of Santa Barbara was home to *these* people.
Who is the Spanish Military?
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