Girls and science, the perfect mix
RIVER FALLS -- Girls in SCIENCE: Seeing, Creating, Inventing, Exploring, Naming, Cooperating, and Experimenting will be held Saturday, April 1, at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Youths in grades 4-5 will experience hands-on science from 8 a.m. to noon and youths in grades 6-8 will have that opportunity from 1-5 p.m.
Attendees will meet scientists, university science students and professors, and cycle through four 50-minute fun, hands-on activities from the fields of neuroscience, chemistry, physics, mathematics, physiology, aviation, engineering, forensics, or medicine.
The UW-River Falls Physics Department, UWRF College of Arts & Sciences, UWRF Women's & Gender Studies Program, and the River Falls Branch of AAUW are co-sponsors of the event.
Register online with River Falls Community Education at www.rflearns.org.
Additional information and paper registration forms are available in the River Falls School District Community Education Winter/Spring 2017 bulletin.
The program fee is $18 and includes an event T-shirt and take-home items.
Registration closes in early March or when full.
Limited scholarships are available through a grant from Allina Health. Contact Rellen Hardtke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-425-4230 for information.