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May 1, 2018 at 9:15 pm

Girls Invited to Tech Savvy, Full Day of STEM Activities, May 12

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 12.

Tech Savvy logoThe full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with real scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall.

The cost is $12 online or $10 if you send a check (includes a light breakfast, lunch and all workshops). Bring one parent or teacher; they will attend their own workshops. There is no charge for the first accompanying adult, but an additional adult is $6 (to defray food costs).

Workshops include:

  • Decoding DNA
  • Fuel Cell Car Race
  • Lasers and Light
  • Restoring Rusty Rivers
  • Smartphones, Information and the Internet
  • Water Quality Specialist in Training
  • Measuring Your Mind
  • Build your own detector of particles and cosmic rays
  • Protecting buildings and bridges from earthquakes
  • Solar Energy to Seeds
  • Future Forests
  • DNA Detective
  • CSI Athens

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