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Past Workshops

Exploring the Brain
Examine fundamental aspects of neuropsychology, such as brain, anatomy, learning & memory tasks. Trick your senses, test your brain power and examine human brain tissue.

Physics Petting Zoo
Girls enjoy hands-on on physics experiments such as a water droplet fountain that goes backwards, slimy soap film and much more.

Lego Mindstorm Robotic Workshop
Girls will be building lego mindstorm robots and testing them on an obstacle course.

Center  A Walk Through the Heart
See real human hearts and have the opportunity to "walk through" a floor canvas of the circulatory system.

Alice in Programming Land
Introduce girls to computer programming language.

Mechanical Assessment of Suture Strength
Introduce girls to mechanical testing and give them a chance to conduct a hands-on test determining the strength of suture & the effects of knotting the suture.

Is Pharmacy In Your Future?
See what its like to be a pharmacist!  Learn more about how important Pharmacists are to your health through lots of hands-on demonstrations and activities.

Build a Spectroscope
Light is not all the same. With a spectroscope you can see the difference between sunlight and say, a streetlight.

Nursing-Oh, the Things You Do…
Join us at the College of Nursing to learn what nurses do. Hands-on activities with the simulators, come see what's new, and have fun in the lab too!

Shrinky Dinks Make You Think
Meet Chemical engineers and work with them to design an experiment to answer the age old question:  How do shrinky dinks shrink?

Bridge Building
Girls will explore the engineering of solid and strong bridge building.  Teamwork will be put to the test again.

Light up your Style!
Girls will find out what makes an LED glow and make a light-up necklace of their very own!

The Quest Tower
The workshop is kind of like Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.”  Girls will use their skills within the team to solve a complex problem.  Remember, the team that solves the problem will be the Apprentice team of the day!

Circuit Building
Girls will learn what an electrical circuit is.  They will solder and build a working circuit.

Fossils, Earth History and Geologic Time
Girls will have the opportunity to arrange real fossil specimens, replicas of dinosaurs and other extinct animals, rocks and minerals and names of various geological events on a long 90 foot geologic time line.  Lots of hand outs about the geologic time periods.

Build a Computer
Girls will build a one bit adder that illustrates fundamentals of binary arithmetic and digital logic.

Girls in a workshop

Girls in a workshop

girls in a workshop

Girls in a workshop


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