SciGirls at the Challenger Learning Center

Public event
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
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Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
United States
Phone: (309)2688700
Fax: (309)2687984

SciGirls is an Emmy-award winning PBS KIDS television series and website dedicated to changing the way millions of girls think about STEM. Local educators are invited to participate in a hand-on, minds-on Professional Development Training hosted by the Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College.  We welcome you to practice proven strategies for engaging girls in STEM while building a device to measure wind speed, light up a room with dough creatures and much more! Participants attending this workshop will:

Learn the latest research for exciting and engaging girls (and boys) in STEM

Experience hands-on STEM activities

Leave with curriculum that puts a creative twist on teaching STEM

Learn how to modify activities to engage youth in STEM using the SciGirls Seven


Discover additional online resources that enhance teaching and learning experiences for all youth

You can confirm our SciGirls training for March 19, 2015; 8:30 – 4:00.
We will meet at the Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College
We will break for ½ hour for lunch.  Participants may bring their own lunch or order an Avanti’s sack lunch for $5.00 that morning.  (Sack lunch will contain ½ gondola sandwich, chips, cookie and a bottle of
7.5 CPDUs will be provided for those attending the entire training.
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