grade Experience the creativity and innovation of engineering and technology.
grade Meet women engineers and technologists and hear first-hand about these exciting careers.
grade Participate in 5 hands on projects listed below.
(Registration check-in starts at 8:30am)
Due to the location and size of our event, we will have 4 different tracks of 5 modules.
Please select the girl's top 2 choices of tracks and we will do our best to accommodate their first choice. Online registrations only need to select one track.
Workshops may be changed or cancelled based on registration or instructor availability.
* A credit/debit card is needed to be able to register online. *
Registration deadline is February 14th, 2020.
Registration will close early when all the slots fill. After that, openings may occur if we have cancellations.
We do not maintain a Wait List.
If openings come up it will be posted on the Education Outreach Facebook page.
|Design a Dessert||Find out what a design engineer does as you design and construct a dessert!|
|Duct Tape Creations||Use the ultimate engineer's tool: duct tape! Show off your fashionista skills! You will be able to make wallets, flowers, and other creations so bring your creativity!|
|Programming Robots||Learn about robots and computer programming while you program a LEGO robot and tell it what to do!
(Warning: will not teach you how to tell your sibling what to do)
|Bounce Into Polymers||Make your own bouncy balls and Goo with everyday materials.|
|Gum Drop Domes||Geodesic domes are used all over the world to house observatories, as well as some futuristic looking homes. How strong can you make a dome out of gum drops?|
|Seismic Shakeup||Can you design a structure that will survive an earthquake? Put your design skills to the test on our shaker table!|
|Design a Lunar Lander||12 men have walked on the Moon, and engineers made it happen. Do you have what it takes to land your astronaut safely on the Moon?|
|Tie Dye Forensics||Do you have a favorite M&Ms or Skittle candy color? Become a Forensic Scientist to investigate what different dyes are used to color candies.|
|Minute to Win it||Test your skills with our 60 second challenges to master physics - do you have what it takes?|
|Bucket Tower||Learn about civil engineering as you build a tower to carry a heavy bucket. How strong can you make it?|
|Chocolate Asphalt||Learn about road construction and what a civil engineer does while you make chocolate 'asphalt' - a delicious layered dessert!|
|Angry Test Pilots||Build a catapult to see who can launch and hit a variety of angry feathered and piggy targets - a real life version of the mobile app!|
|Bedroom Alarms||Learn about electrical circuits using alarm kits and build your own alarm system all while learning about electrical engineers.|
|Paper Structures||How strong is paper? Can you build a structure out of paper strong enough to carry the weight?|
|Safe Landing||Help your skydiver touch down safely as you design a parachute.|
|Egg Bungee Jump||Can you design and build an egg bungee jump that will keep the egg from breaking?|
|Code Breakers||Want to tell someone a secret, and make sure no one else understands it? Try to design a code that can’t be cracked in this hands-on Intro to Cybersecurity, where the best hacker wins!|
|Zip Lines||Imagine zipping through the trees to get to school! This is your chance to design your own zip line!|
|Marble Run||Like roller coasters? This is your chance to be the mechanical engineer that designs and builds one!|
|Kick it!||Can you outscore Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan? Try to score a goal - by building a machine!|
Parents/Guardians are required to escort girls to and from the gym at the beginning and end of the program but are not allowed to accompany girls to the classrooms.
N.B. There is no Parent or Teacher program this year.
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