Girls in Science and Engineering Day

sci_engJoin us Saturday, May 14th for Girls in Science and Engineering Day at UAB!

This is a day devoted to fun science and engineering activities for middle school-aged girls (6th-8th grade) in the Birmingham area.  All workshops will be exciting and hands-on to encourage and foster interest and confidence in science and engineering subjects.
 

Each girl will participate in 3 workshops in a science or engineering field.

Workshops are led by UAB professors, students, and scientists!


Girls in Science and Engineering Day at UAB is free for registered participants.


All participants will receive an event t-shirt, and a pizza lunch will be provided!


Girls will participate in 3 of the following 4 workshops:

*        Medicine- Learn about the anatomy and histology of the body

*        Neuroscience- The science behind the brain

*        Engineering- Learn what real engineers do

*        Reptiles – The biology of reptiles such as turtles and frogs

 Details: Schedule

8:00 am Participant check-in
8 – 9:00 am Welcome and group assignments
9:15 – 10:45 am Workshop 1 – Participants break into smaller groups for workshop 1
11:00 – 12:30 pm Workshop 2 – Participants break into smaller groups for workshop 2
12:30 – 1:15 pm Pizza lunch
1:30 – 3 pm Workshop 3 – Participants break into smaller groups for workshop 3
3:15 – 3:30 pm Closing and evaluations
3:30 – 4 pm Participant pick up


Participants must register by Saturday, April 16th, 2011.

Registration link: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dERIMG5fRVVqSEhUeVc0enpMQWIxNlE6MQ

On May 14th, please plan to arrive on UAB’s campus at 8:00 am. Pick-up at 3:30pm.

Parents can park on along the street or in the parking lot located under the Education Bldg.

Education Building – EB Room 230
901 13th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233 US
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