miSci SciGirls Training

Public event
Date: 
Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Time Zone: 
Eastern
Location: 
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights
Schenectady , NY 12308
United States
Phone: 518.382.7890

SciGirls is a groundbreaking project designed to engage girls ages 8 -13 in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. At the heart of SciGirls is an Emmy Award-winning PBS television series, website and outreach initiative produced by Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minnesota. Each half-hour SciGirls episode follows the science and engineering adventures of real-life middle school girls mentored by female STEM professionals. SciGirls episodes have been broadcast over 44,500 times on 481 PBS channels garnering an estimated 25 million gross viewer impressions

SciGirls is a broad national outreach effort funded by the National Science Foundation for five years, through 2016, to encourage girls in STEM. SciGirls CONNECT draws together leaders from 115 girl-serving STEM educational organizations at science centers, community organizations, schools and universities across the United States and provides them with training and resources to implement SciGirls programs in their communities.

 

Event contact
First Name: 
Emily
Last Name: 
Anderson
Groups: