SciGirls STEM Training hosted by Chicago Project Exploration

Public event
Date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Time Zone: 
Central
Location: 
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S Michigan Ave (Design Studio)
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

This workshop is based on the hit PBS series, SciGirls. SciGirls is an Emmy-award winning PBS KIDS television series and website dedicated to changing the way millions of girls think about STEM. All Chicago educators and volunteers who work with middle and high school girls are invited to participate in a hands-on, minds-on professional development training. You will practice proven strategies for engaging girls in STEM while building a device to measure wind speed, lighting 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 kids in STEM using the SciGirls Seven
• Discover additional online resources that enhance teaching and learning experiences for all kids

SciGirls
Project Exploration
Wise
Event contact
First Name: 
Edyta
Last Name: 
Dudek
Email: 
edud@uic.edu
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