Category Archives: Outreach

Call to Action: Launch STEM Careers Program

Launch stem career logoThe Launch STEM Careers Program is gearing up for the 2018/2019 school year with many exciting opportunities for girls from 4th grade to college seniors.
This year LSC is conducting the program at 8 elementary/middle schools and are using 4 high schools and Florida Institute of Technology girls to do the hands on STEM activities with the younger girls.
LSC has also partnered with FIT’s Ocean Engineering Department and they will be bringing their mobile science laboratory to each of the 8 schools for lessons in local and global ocean topics. LSC is also working with the Astronaut Memorial Foundation in order to add some coding activities to the program.
LSC is looking for volunteers at the schools, dates and times below.

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WOW! That’s Engineering! 2018

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Girls in 7th to 10th grades, be part of Wow! That’s Engineering! Experience the creativity and innovation of engineering and technology. Meet women engineers and technologists and hear first-hand about these exciting careers. Participate in 5 hands-on projects such as programming robots, conducting crime scene-like investigations, and making cosmetics.

Girls can become engineers, too! This workshop will provide girls, 7th to 10th grades, with opportunities to do fun hands-on experiments related to several different engineering career fields. They also will be able to find out what different types of engineers do and will meet women engineers who will talk about how they became engineers. The Society of Women Engineers, Space Coast Section, also needs volunteers to help with modules and other activities the day of the event.

When: Saturday, October 13th 2018, 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Where: Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne, FL, 32940.

The cost per student is $30 and includes lunch, drink, snack, shirt and supplies.

For general inquiries please contact Adia at wow@swe-sc.org

Volunteers Needed! 

We are looking for volunteer coordinators and module leaders.
If interested, please contact Adia at wowvolunteers@swe-sc.org

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