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Williams Girls Rock Science℠ Weekend

Cost: Free with Admission
Date: Sept 23, 2017 Daily until Sept 24, 2017

WILLIAMS Girls Rock Science Weekend
Sept. 23 and 24

With hands-on STEM activities to acquaint girls with a wide range of STEM careers, this weekend-long event is designed to get girls of all ages excited about science and technology.

Activities include opportunities to:

  • Virtually build your own rollercoaster and follow cell phone pings with Verizon!
  • Climb inside and see how self-driving cars actually work!
  • Check out the Construction Zone to explore careers while participating on hands-on projects.
  • Bring the little ones to explore the new Girls Rock Science Pre-K area, sponsored by Tender Care Learning Centers.
  • Step inside a mobile STEM lab!
  • Check out the coding and robotics area.
  • See what cool activities local schools are doing in the classroom to learn about STEM.
  • Solve a crime at the Girls Rock Science Forensics Lab! Learn about crime solving, and see how your fingerprints show up on evidence.
  • Learn what it takes to be a pharmacist, explore how to calculate dosage and how to fill prescriptions.
  • Stop by the City of Pittsburgh area, and learn about the departments that protect you every day – fire, bomb squad, police, IT services, public works, and more.
  • See the KDKA TV Mobile Weather Lab and become a weather expert reporting from the field.
  • Meet KDKA News personalities and show your reporting skills at the KDKA TV kiosk.
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    Title Sponsor

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    Presented by

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    In partnership with

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    Participating sponsors:

    Westinghouse
    University of Pittsburgh – Engineering Dept
    Giant Eagle
    Allegheny County Library
    Uber Advanced Technologies
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Thiel College
    Clarion University
    Tender Care Learning Centers
    University of Mount Union
    Commonwealth Charter Academy
    MSA
    Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
    Clean Slate E3
    Robert Morris University, School of Engineering, Mathematics & Science
    Amazon
    The Builders Guild of Western PA
    The City of Pittsburgh
    SilverClean® Technology
    Catalyst Connection
    CGI+ Summa


    Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 201710:00 am - 5:00 pm


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