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Fall in Love with STEM - GVSU Downtown Campus

Fall in Love with STEM - GVSU Downtown Campus

Date and Time

Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

GVSU Downtown Campus

Description

Fall in Love with STEM

An Open House of STEM activities geared towards middle school and high school students will be held on the GVSU downtown Grand Rapids campus. This event is sponsored by the West Michigan Association for Women in Science.

Pew Campus (Grand Rapids)

COOK-DEVOS CENTER FOR HEALTH SCIENCES (301 Michigan NE GR 49503)

Breathe Deeply! (Health Professions and Nursing)
Learn about how the lungs work to keep you breathing well and what happens in some common respiratory ailments. Explore better ways to listen to the sound of breathing.

DNA Detectives (Cell and Molecular Biology)
What is DNA and what does it do? Learn how DNA is used in genetic testing. Also, extract DNA from a banana and bring it home in a test tube!

KENNEDY HALL OF ENGINEERING (301 West Fulton 49504)

Code Jam (Computer Science)   Participants will learn to use Scratch ( https://scratch.mit.edu ) to create a computer game and become a part of the Scratch Community with games to play and share!

Marshmallow Challenge (Engineering)
Design and build the tallest free standing structure and learn how collaboration and interaction is the key to successful innovation! Oh, and geometry can help along the way too!

Registration

Printable brochure

REGISTRATION: Coming Soon!

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Contact

Dr. Karen Gipson at gipsonk@gvsu.edu.

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