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Green Light for Girls  in Science Day at UMass Dartmouth is June 11

Registration is now open for the June 11 greenlight for girls Day at UMass Dartmouth, a free event to to encourage 11 to 15 year old girls to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and math, by emphasizing the link between science and fun. The event will take place on Saturday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the university's main campus.

Registration is now open for the June 11 greenlight for girls Day at UMass Dartmouth, a free event to to encourage 11 to 15 year old girls to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and math, by emphasizing the link between science and fun.

The event will take place on Saturday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the university's main campus at 285 Old Westport Rd., North Dartmouth. Girls ages 11-15 are invited to participate an can register by visiting greenlightforgirls.eventbrite.com. Registration is limited to 150 girls.

The event is a partnership between greenlight for girls and the Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education at UMass Dartmouth. The day unfolds in workshop form covering a wide variety of topics such as Lego robotics, spuds in space (gaming theory), Will it break? (dropping/catching eggs using physics), volcanoes, Behind the Tide, Simulated Calculus, Wiifit and your health, and Botulism--to name a few. In addition to these great workshops, lunch will be served and there is an invention contest.

For more details about the event and our organizations, please follow the links below:
www.kaputcenter.umassd.edu
www.kaputcenter.umassd.edu/events/g4g2011/
www.greenlightforgirls.org

For questions or to discuss sponsorship opportunities at greenlight for girls Day, please contact us at sa.thomas@me.com or rmoniz@umassd.edu

 

Author:  "Becky Monize [Contact]"
Date:  27-Apr-2011
Department:   James J. Kaput Center

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