Girls' Science Adventures

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Saturdays, February 11 - March 18, 9AM - noon

Grades 4 - 6

 

Get your daughter pumped up about science during our series of Saturday workshops! Girls visit the University laboratories where the scientists do their research and experience the scientific process while doing hands-on activities in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and more.

 

Girls' Science Adventures is run in conjuction with the University of Oregon Women in Graduate Sciences.

 

Cost:  $20 per workshop, $15 Science Factory members. Register for all six workshops and receive $10 off. 

 

Financial Assistance: Partial and full scholarships (including transportation assistance) are available for those with demonstrated financial need. Scholarships are funded through the Zonta Service Foundation of Springfield-Eugene. Download a scholarship application or call 541-682-7888.

 

Download a registration form (DOC) (PDF)

 

Download a scholarship application (DOC) (PDF)

 

Pick up and drop off for each program will be at a location on the University of Oregon campus unless otherwise specified.  Check your confirmation letter for details after you register.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

Cancellations made at least three days prior to the start of a program are eligible for a full refund or credit, minus a $5 cancellation fee. Cancellations after that are eligible for a 50% refund or credit. No refund or credit will be given if a cancellation is made on the day of the program or later.

 

 

February 25, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Enjoy a morning of out-of-this-world science fun! Learn about the night sky in our planetarium and experiment with the size, scale, and composition of celestial objects.
March 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
In an illuminating morning with the UO Women in Graduate Sciences, you can study light and how it interacts with different materials.
March 11, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Get an up-close look at your very own brains in this neuropsychology adventure day! Members of the UO Women in Graduate Sciences will help students learn all about how human brains work, how they change over time, and what they look like through a brain scan.
March 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Members of the UO Association of Women in Mathematics lead us in a math morning! Go beyond arithmetic and algebra to see how math can help us understand games, puzzles, codes, and shapes.

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