Volunteers needed for Girl Scout Engineers! program on Oct 13th

 

The Girl Scout Council of Greater Atlanta presents Girl Scout Engineers!

Description:  Connect with others as we present a program designed by the Society of Women Engineers to help girls discover the world of science exploration!  Women in engineering careers will lead girls in a variety of hands-on science activities.  Meet women engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs and get a chance to learn about exciting science careers.  Lunch will be provided to all registered participants.

Volunteers: We are looking for a dozen female engineers to introduce 100 “future engineers” to the world of engineering.  This is a popular girl scout program and this year we have expanded the age groups and activities.

Start: 10/13/2012 9:00 AM End: 10/13/2012 02:00 PM 

Program Level: Girl Scout Junior (Gr 4-5), Girl Scout Cadette (Gr 6-8) 

Location: DeVry University, Alpharetta Campus, 2555 Northwinds Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009 

Electric Circuits & Magnets Build circuits to light a light bulb. Magnet Discovery Kit with 10 activities Electrical Engineering
Simple Machines Lego Kit to create simple machines.  This is a neat kit with lots of designs and challenge cards. Physics
Roller Car Make a wind-up roller car and see how far it will go. Mechanical Engineering
Solar Car Work in teams to build a solar car using kits with small solar panels Environmental Engineering
Slime Yuck! Make Slime (more like Silly Putty) and a bouncy ball. Chemical Engineering
Bridge Building For senior level (9-12th grade), use kit to create bridges.  This is a nice kit and this activity will span two 45 minutes sessions Civil Engineering

Contact Name: Mary Hester, LAN Systems Contact Email: mary@lansystems.com Contact Phone: 770-662-0312

 

About Mary

Mary is the CEO of LAN Systems. She is an electrical engineer who feels her greatest strength is the ability to connect with people. LAN Systems provides IT managed services and solutions to growing companies and non-profit organizations. You can contact Mary at mary@lansystems.com.

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