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Girl Scouts introduces girls of every age to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities that are relevant to everyday life.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a national initiative to involve girls in these fields. Girl Scouts in Gateway Council have many opportunities to explore STEM with activities and events with a progression through age levels.
She’s a Scientist?!
Juniors & Cadettes
This multi-session series takes place at the Cade Museum in Gainesville, FL. It will introduce you to amazing local women who solve problems, explore ideas, improve people's lives and break stereotypes. Come see how cool a career in science can be and leave with a new role model in mind! You will have the chance to interact with female scientists, hear their personal and professional stories, ask questions and get advice. All sessions will include hands-on activities and experiments related to the specified career field. Bring a snack to eat while mingling with the scientist. Each session features a "She's a Scientist?!" patch. A confirmation will be provided.
1/12/13: Helena Hagelin-Weaver, Chemical Engineer
2/16/13: Rae Hafer, Water/Wastewater Engineer
Troop or Individual w/ Chaperone Registration