Girls Stem Exploration

We will be designing a 4 week program working with girls in the 7th and 8th grades at Burns Valley Elementary.  Each week they will meet and explore a different STEM field.  Weekly activities will include; making your own cosmetics(Chemistry), deconstructing a computer tower (Technology), money management(Math), Designing and constructing a building made of index cards(Engineering).  Each week there will be a speaker from the different fields to guide the girls in thier exploration and answer questions regarding how to access the field. 

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Mari
Last Name: 
Valdez
Title: 
Healthy Start Site Supervisor
Location: 
3620 Pine St.
Clearlake, CA 95422
United States
Fax: 707 994 4050
Program Details
Year Established: 
2013
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Program Focus: 
Entrepreneurship
Girls served annually: 
12
Boys served annually: 
0
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities?: 
No
Organization Info
Organization Contact Info
Title: 
Fox Chapel Branch AAUW Program VP
Location: 
3620 Pine St.
United States
Slug: 
girls-stem-exploration-2
Needed Resources/Activities
computer technology support
equipment donations
evaluation/assessment services
funding/sponsorship
girls interested in STEM
internships
job shadowing
mentoring
volunteers
workshops/classes/training
Available Resources/Activities
computer access
computer technology support
girls interested in STEM
Populations Served
at-risk
diversity focus
elementary
high school
homeless
low income
urban
Collaboration Interests
curriculum development
joint event planning
providing in-kind support
sharing resources
sponsorship
working with K-12 schools