The Connecticut Technology Council's:
2010 GIRLS OF INNOVATION SCIENCE CHALLENGE
July 20, 2010 at the Hartford Science Center from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Sponsored by: Covidien Surgical Devices
PARTICIPANTS AND VOLUNTEERS ARE NOW BEING ARRANGED.
Participants include 30 middle school girls as well as volunteers from the Connecticut Technology Council Women of Innovation program.
Please contact Paige Rasid at (860) 289-0878 ext: 335 for more information.
Schedule of Events:
8:00-8:30 AM Arrival and registration
8:00-9:00 Breakfast, Welcome and Presentations, Covidien, Women of Innovation Volunteers
9:00-10:30 Science challenges in Exhibit Galleries: Three teams of ten young girls (they may break up into sub-teams of five at each station) each rotate through three, 20-25 minute exhibit-based science challenges* facilitated by CSC scientists and Girls of Innovation mentors.
10:30-11:00 A final challenge for each of three teams.
11:00-11:45 Wrap-up and team science Challenge results (TSH)
11:45-1:00 Lunch and social time with Volunteers
1:00-2:30 Free exploration time in exhibit galleries (TSH)
For more information on the program see the link on the Connecticut Technology Council's Tech Calendar.