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stem_for_girls [2018/05/15 14:32]
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-This is an annual program which brings local girls to the university for a day. They participate in fun science-related activities, hosted by various ​STEM departments at Davis. ​+======STEM for Girls======
  
-The math department has not yet participated (as a department) in STEM for Girls. ​One of the goals of the AWM Student Chapter ​is to organize an activity for next year'​s ​event. ​+---- 
 +{{ :​awm_stem4girls_2018.jpg?​nolink&​300| AWM members at STEM for Girls, May 2018.}} 
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 +STEM for Girls is hosted by the Women'​s Resources and Research Center and Dr. Tina Jeoh. This program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the WRRC. This year’s STEM for Girls event was held on **Saturday, May 5, 2018** at **10am-12pm**. 
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 +This is an annual program which brings local girls to the university for a day to share with them the joys of STEM. They participate in fun science-related activities, hosted by various STEM departments at Davis, and then take a tour of campus, seeing exciting STEM sites like the particle accelerator and the Bohart Museum of Entomology. 
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 +**AWM hosts a math workshop** about knot theory, where we play the human knot game and then talk about recognizing and tying various knots with bracelets and worksheets. 
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 +Math students can volunteer on an individual basis, either with our department or with another. Everyone ​is welcome ​to help regardless of gender, but part of the goal of the event is also to have women in STEM as role models. 
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 +Visit their [[http://​wrrc.ucdavis.edu/​stem4girls.html|website]] to learn more about STEM for Girls. 
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 +[[http://​wrrc.ucdavis.edu/​stem4girls.html|{{ :stem4girls.jpg?nolink |}}]]
  
-Math students can still volunteer on an individual basis. 
  
-Visit their [[http://​faculty.engineering.ucdavis.edu/​jeoh/​teaching/​outreach/​|website]] to learn more about STEM for Girls. 
stem_for_girls.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/15 14:32 by caljohnson