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GirlSTEAM Courses

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Details: Drop-off/pick up is in Room D121 (enter the doors marked Welcome Center). To keep costs low, lunch is not provided. Please bring a sack lunch and snacks.
Gift: All girls receive a GirlSTEAM T-shirt.

Each one-day course focuses on one or more STEAM topics (science, technology, engineering, art and math). Learn more about the GirlSTEAM program and registration options.

 

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Monday, June 25 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $55

Automatons are mechanical moving sculptures. Girls will combine simple machines with art by designing and building their own automata! To start, girls will learn engineering concepts. Then, they’ll conceptualize and create unique works of art to set in motion. Instructor: Christine Lorraine

 

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The Cookie Jar Mystery

Tuesday, June 26 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $55

Girls use real lab techniques and materials, create theories about the “crime,” and test their hypotheses much like scientists. As they solve the mystery, girls get a realistic experience to explore careers in forensics and become acquainted with scientific procedures. 

Instructor: Julie Morris

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Wednesday, June 27 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $55

Here’s a fun and informative course in computer science and internet safety. Each girl will use a computer station and learn about block coding (instead of HTML). Some lessons will be in groups away from the computers. After this class, girls will be able to go on their own to create a game or story.
Instructor: Constance Beatty

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The Geometry & Artistry of Scrapbooking/Block Painting

Thursday, June 28 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $55

Girls will learn the geometry of scrapbooking, block printing and the artistic placement of images, text, and graphics on a single and double layout spread. Bring 3 sets of 10-20 personal photos, stickers or pictures clipped from magazines or the Internet. Each set of pictures should be about the same topic or event. Materials will be cut up and affixed to scrapbook paper – so please don’t send precious photos.
Instructor: Constance Beatty