Girls Gone Geek/Girls With Power will be held February 25, 8:30 am-12:00 noon at Westside Elementary School. Please arrive between 8:30-8:45 to check in and receive your G3 schedule package. If the February 25 G3/Girls With Power Day is cancelled due to winter weather, we will send the rescheduling information through email.
Each girl will participate in three 45-minute sessions or two sessions (one 2 hour/one 45 min session). Each session will have two adult facilitators to help your daughter explore a fun STEM topic. Choose three sessions that will interest your daughter. First choice and preferences are not guaranteed. We will assign modules to girls on a first come, first serve basis. One registration per student.
February STEM Sessions Include:
“Racing Droids”: (Recommended for K-8) Try your hand at controlling an Ollie robot and race Ollie robots in a simple obstacle course
“Ozobots and Dash Bots": (Recommended for K-5) Can you make a robot sing? Can you make a robot dance? Try your hand at coding robots using color pencils and Blockly!
“Snap to It!": (Recommended for K-3) Build an assortment of circuits that run lights, fans and other electronics using Snap Circuit kits.
“Light Up Origami” (Recommended for K-3) Create an out-of-this-world origami figure using LED lights. We will create simple series circuits with coin batteries and LED bulbs.
“Building with Strawbees”: (Recommended for K-5) Explore architecture and build geometrical structures with drinking straws and Strawbee connectors.
“Explore the Night Sky” : (Recommended for 2-8) This planetarium show will bring the night sky to the WSES gym! Learn the myths behind the constellations and where you can find them in the night sky!
"Painting with Spheros": (Recommended for 4-8) Paint brushes are so 20th century! Dab some color on our spherical bots and roll them around to create some REALLY modern art! (Limit: 20 girls per session)
“Wearable Technology" (2 hours; Recommended for Grades 6-8)- Fashion designers are incorporating LED lights and microcontrollers into their designs. Virtual reality goggles are quickly becoming household items. Our watches can tell us much more than time. Learn about circuits and sew a piece of technology you can keep and wear. ( Limit: 20 girls per one two hour session)
“ScribbleBots" (Recommended for 3-8) Build your own simple robot that creates modern art! (Limit: 15 girls per session)
"Makey Makeys" (Recommended for 2-8) Try your hand at engineering using a Makey-Makey and household items to make a wacky controller for a computer or videogame.
“litteBits Prototyping” (Recommended for 3-8) Use your creativity to invent an amazing electronic device! Tinker with littleBits and household items to prototype an electronic invention.