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Wonder Women of STEM Workshop: Rachel Carson (Grades 4-8)

Event Type: Children - STEM
Age Group(s): Grades 4 - 5, Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Date: 3/3/2020
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 5:30 PM
Description:
 To celebrate Women's History Month, each week of this workshop series for grades 4-8 will explore a different field of STEM and learn about historic women who were innovators in their field despite the challenges of their time. March 3 - Rachel Carson, the Mother of the Environmental Movement. Participants will learn about Rachel Carson and the formation of the EPA and Clean Water Act of 1972. While engaging in a small group engineering design challenge, participants will be asked to build and test a water filtration system to keep the Hudson River and Long Island Sound clean.

Location: Galaxy Hall
Other Information:
 This program is for grades 4-8. Space is limited. Interested children will sign up beginning at 4:00pm. At 4:25, names will be called in order of signup until the program is full. If child is not present at this time, the next on the list will be called.
Contact: J.Carlson
Contact Number: 4221476
Presenter: Knowledge to Grow On