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  1. Italy, 2001!!!!! • May 28th: • Gather at Austin Straubel Airport at 12:30 pm • May 29th: • Arrive in Milan, Italy • Check into Hotel Losanna (http://www.venere.it/milano/losanna/) • Walking tour of the city (required) • May 30th: • Required tour of the National Museum of Science and Technology (http://www.museoscienza.org/)

  2. Itinerary, cont’d. • May 31st: • Tour the Duomo Museum (optional) • June 1st: • Travel by coach to Venice • Check into Palazzo Priuli (http://www.venere.it/it/venezia/palazzopriuli/) • Walking tour of the city (required) • June 2nd: • Tour of glass factory on Murano (optional) • June 3rd: • Group Dinner (required)

  3. Itinerary, cont’d. • June 4th: • Leave for Florence • Check into Hotel City (http://www.hotelcity.net) • Required walking tour of city and Academy Gallery (where Michaelangelo’s David is found; http://www.arca.net/db/musei/accadem.htm) • June 5th: • Tour of Uffizi Museum (required; http://www.uffizi.firenze.it/welcomeE.html) • June 6th: • Optional day trip to Pisa or Chianti

  4. Itinerary, cont’d. • June 7th: • Tour Museum of History of Science (required; http://www.imss.fi.it/intro/emuseo.html) • June 8th: • Group Dinner (required) • June 9th: • Travel to Milan • June 10th: • Finish up last-minute shopping • Group dinner (required) • June 11th: • Return flight

  5. Other business items… • Vegetarians?? • Money for meals: ~$35 per day for lunch and dinner • Italian words / phrases • Immunizations

  6. Important meeting dates… • Next meeting: • Tuesday, May 8th at noon (discussion of goals of trip) • Additional class time prior to trip: • Wednesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 24th, 1pm – 3:30 pm in Laboratory Sciences 224 • Lectures on Galileo and Leonardo da Vinci • Discussion of potential paper topics

  7. Other websites of interest… • Slide tour of Florence: • http://www.virtourist.com/europe/florence/index.html • Slide tour of Venice: • http://www.virtourist.com/europe/venice/index.html • Slide tour of Milan: • http://www.virtourist.com/europe/milan/index.html

  8. Recommended reading… • Galileo's Daughter : A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love -- by Dava Sobel