Online Educational Talks 

Chinese American Parent Association of Howard County (CAPA-HC) is holding weekly zoom online talks for school age children on Thursdays at 3 pm. The talks are hosted by Dr. Yun Lu.

Join Zoom Meeting (Meeting ID: 823 9398 2686): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82393982686

Topic:   Frogs in our Watershed 

Time: June 4, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Janice Winter and Amanda Sullivan

Suggested Audience: k -5th Graders

Both Ms. Janice Winter and Ms. Amanda Sullivan are environmental educators from Howard County Conservancy. Howard County Conservancy has designed several programs for ages 5 to 8 and 9 to 12. Please check out their website at https://www.howardnature.org

Topic:  Automobile Service & Maintenance

Time: May 28, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Gary Clark

Suggested Audience: 9 -12th Graders, adults are welcome 

Mr. Gary Clark is a long time resident of Howard County. He purchased his first gas station with service in 1980 and has owned his own business ever since then. Mr. Clark has been professionally repairing cars for 48 years and he is the owner of Cloverly Automative.  https://www.facebook.com/cloverlyautomotive/  

Video: https://youtu.be/AqXjFXmdgj8

Topic: 0s, 1s, and Hidden Pictures 

Time: May 21, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Dr. Min Wu

Suggested Audience: 6 -12th Graders 

Dr. Min Wu is a mother of two children who are studying in HCPSS. Her several other hats include an educator, inventor, author, editor, and EE/CS researcher (a short name for electrical engineering and computer science). At work, she is a Professor and Associate Dean of the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. https://user.eng.umd.edu/~minwu/bio.html.

Video: https://youtu.be/kbKb60eBhTo

Topic: The Magic Kingdom of 1s and 0s 

Time: May 14, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Dr. Min Wu

Suggested Audience: 1st-5th Graders 

Dr. Min Wu is a mother of two children who are studying in HCPSS. Her several other hats include an educator, inventor, author, editor, and EE/CS researcher (a short name for electrical engineering and computer science). At work, she is a Professor and Associate Dean of the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. https://user.eng.umd.edu/~minwu/bio.html.

Video: https://youtu.be/3ByHzamoHyg

Topic: Our Court System: Justice for All

Time: May 7, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Judge John Kuchno

Suggested Audience: 6-12th Graders (Adults are welcome too)

Judge Kuchno serves as a judge on the Circuit Court for Howard County. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Hogan following a 30-plus year distinguished career as an Assistant Attorney General and a private practice attorney. He has served in leadership positions in local Bar associations, and for more than 25 years, was a member of panels responsible for investigating ethical complaints against attorneys. Judge Kuchno graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland and from the University of Maryland School of Law. Judge Kuchno has lived in Howard County for 35 years and has been active in the community, including as a coach for youth sports. 

Video: https://youtu.be/FaXqyImLn5I

Topic: Capital Markets: Crashes and Recoveries 

Time: Apr 30, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Vipin Sahijwani 

Suggested Audience: 6-12th Graders

Mr. Vipin Sahijwani  is a fellow resident of HoCo who in his spare time is a President and CEO of an investment consulting firm and a committed member of FEI. 

Video: https://youtu.be/0xdBMXiANZw

Topic: Magic Show 

Time: Apr 23, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Mr. Pravin Ponnuri

Suggested Audience: PreK-5th graders

Magician Pravin has performed over a thousand shows all over MD, DC, & Northern VA (http://www.magicianpravin.com). 

Video: https://youtu.be/JJ0NPOI8zU8

Topic: Pandemics

Time: Apr 16, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Dr. Yun Lu

Suggested Audience: 6-12th Graders

Dr. Yun Lu is a devoted mother of two school-age children, a passionate community service volunteer, a weekend math teacher, and a full-time statistician working for a federal public health agency.

Video: https://youtu.be/vOuJYzUXiLw

Topic: Coronavirus

Time: Apr 9, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Dr. Yun Lu

Suggested Audience: 6-12th Graders

Dr. Yun Lu is a devoted mother of two school-age children, a passionate community service volunteer, a weekend math teacher, and a full-time statistician working for a federal public health agency.

Video: https://youtu.be/hIMoFywAPPE

​CAPA Mailbox:

P.O.BOX 2164

Ellicott City, Md 21041-2164

Email: info@capa-hc.org

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