Let’s talk about sex and the science behind it. From the potent aroma of pheromones, to the chemistry of personal lubricants, science gets hot and heavy when you explore the ins and outs of attraction, sex, and love.
Labs, lectures and programming at this Social Science will include:
Ooh That Smell
Take a smell test and cast your vote for the pheromone-enticing smell you like the best.
Understand the chemistry that makes one personal lubricant different from another when you test them in this hands-on, gravity powered experiment.
Don your helmet and get ready to race! The first one to avoid the contraceptives and make it to the egg wins!
Learn the tricks to taking the best possible selfie and commemorate your Social Science experience.
Spectrum of Sex
This informative session with Robert Harding from Northern Nevada HOPES will explore the intersections that exist between sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression. We will also discuss various kinks and ways individuals engage in sexuality.
Talk Sex with Tantus
Talk sex, toys, communication (ranging from consent to dirty talk), and kink with the experts from Tantus.
Things are Getting Steamy
Enjoy fresh, hot samples of coffee from our friends at Bibo Coffee Company.
You may have loathed this class in middle school, but you’ll love this lighthearted approach. Get ready to learn about the birds and the bees, STI’s, condoms, contraceptives, and more from Elli Komito, Community Health Worker in the Harm Reduction and Outreach department of Northern Nevada HOPES.
Put your artistic skills to work when you create a Valentine that is certain to melt the heart of the recipient.
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain building event series that features science demonstrations, hands-on labs, expert presentations, a live DJ, and beer, wine, and sweet and savory bites from Whole Foods Market Reno.