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Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH

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Jeannie Kever
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.

The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities

 

About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day on Saturday, March 30.

The girls, in grades four through eight, will participate in hands-on activities organized by faculty and student organizations from the University’s Cullen College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and College of Technology. They also will have a chance to tour researchers’ labs.

TAME, the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, will be on hand with its interactive STEM museum-on-wheels, and Chevron also will host interactive activities aimed at sparking interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Registration for the event is closed.

WHAT:                         Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day

WHEN:                         1:30-5 p.m. Saturday, March 30

WHERE:                       University of Houston campus, Cullen College of Engineering. Map

MEDIA CONTACT:    Jeannie Kever, 713-743-0778, jekever [at] uh [dot] edu

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