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2022 Girl Powered STEM Event at DISCOVERY Children's Museum

Fecha
2-Oct-2022
Código de evento
RE-WORKSHOP-22-8792
Programa
Workshops & Camps
Tipo de evento
Workshop
Event Format
In-Person
Capacidad
400
Plazas disponibles
83
Event Region
Nevada
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Standard Registration Opens
30-Aug-2022 12:59 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Sep-2022 13:00 EDT
Precio
FREE
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Información general

We look forward to welcoming elementary school students, middle school students, and adult chaperones to DISCOVERY Children's Museum for our Girl Powered event on Sunday, October 2nd, from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. This event will feature special Women in STEM guest speakers, STEM presentations, and community organizations that support girls in STEM. In addition, several hands-on STEM explorations will be featured, including robotics activations. Registered attendees and their chaperones may stay and play at DISCOVERY following the event, at no cost.  

Age / Grade Level:
Elementary School Students
Middle School Students

Event Dates & Locations

Fecha: 2-Oct-2022

Lugar / ubicación:
Discovery Children's Museum
360 Promenade Place
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
United States

Información de contacto

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Agenda

DISCOVERY Girl Powered Agenda

 

Event Date

Sunday, October 2, 2022

 

Event Check-in

Time: 8:30 am – 9:00 am

 

Opening Ceremony

Time: 9:00 - 9:30 am

Featured Women in STEM guest speakers will share about the significant contributions they have made in their fields. 

 

STEM Stations

Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

  • Snap Circuits/Squishy Circuits
  • Catapult Construction
  • Code-a-Pillar
  • Fairy Tale STEM Kits
  • Engineer-A-Coaster
  • Girl Powered Pledge
  • VEX 123 Robots
  • VEX GO Robots
  • Lava Lamps and Liquid Density
  • Botley the Coding Robot
  • Marshmallow Engineering Challenge
  • Gooey Gak Complex Fluids

 

STEM Explorations

Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

 

Makey Makey

Observe how Makey Makey circuit boards allow us to transform everyday objects into computer interfaces.

 

3-D Printing & CAD

Experiment with Tinkercad software, and witness our 3-D printers in action. You’ll be amazed to learn how this technology trend is transforming society. 

 

Curious Cubelets

Cubelets Robot Blocks inspire collaboration, engineering, design, and computational thinking. Join us in building robots using “sense, think, act” Cubelets.

 

Robot Race

Meet Dash the Robot! Dash can move, make sound, flash its lights and respond to voice commands. Design an obstacle course and learn how to code Dash to move through it.



STEM Presentations

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

Young at Heart

Learn how the circulatory and respiratory systems function through the examination of anatomical models of the heart, blood vessels and lungs.

 

Super Cold Science

At -320°F fascinating things happen! Explore the world of “super cold” temperatures during this chilling presentation.

 

 

Voluntario

The 2022 Girl Powered STEM Event at DISCOVERY Children's Museum will be hosted by DISCOVERY staff and volunteers. 

Política de emergencia/mal tiempo

This event will be held indoors. 

Politica de reembolso

The 2022 Girl Powered STEM event at DISCOVERY Children's Museum is free to registered attendees. 

Health and Safety Policies

Enhanced Cleaning Procedures

The DISCOVERY team sanitizes surfaces daily with EPA registered disinfectant and electrostatic spray disinfectant.

 

Air Filtration

HEPA air filtration systems are installed throughout the Museum.

 

Hand Sanitation Stations

While hand washing is the recommended practice to reduce the spread of germs, hand sanitation stations are available onsite in the event space.

 

Mask Policy

Facial coverings are optional inside of the Museum. Disposable masks are available at no cost upon request.

 

For more health and safety guidelines, please visit:

https://www.discoverykidslv.org/about/blog/health-and-safety-guidelines 

 


Date: 2-Oct-2022
Discovery Children's Museum
360 Promenade Place
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
United States

Información de viaje

Parking

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is located at 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV, 89106

FREE parking is available in the DISCOVERY garage only. Please park in the garage directly behind, and attached to the Museum. DISCOVERY shares a parking garage with The Smith Center for Performing Arts. 

The entrance to the garage is on Robin Leach Lane, and you will need to collect a ticket to enter the garage. Please have your parking ticket validated at our Visitor Services desk before leaving for the day to ensure that you are not charged for parking. 

Please arrive at 8:30 am for event check-in.