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STEM Exploration Day - East Idaho

Saturday, September 29, 2018 9 am - 1 pm

Snake River Landing: 901 Pier View Dr #104, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

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Girl Scouts, Brownie (2nd grade) and up are invited to a morning of STEM-tastic fun! Participants will be able to visit booths hosted by community organizations with fun hands-on activities or demonstrations. Girls will receive a goodie bag and the 2018 STEM Day patch.

Cost: $2 per girl, all attending guardians/troop leaders are free. Girls are invited to bring a friend to share their Girl Scout experience with (girls 2nd-12th grade, cost for friend $2).

RAFFLE PRIZES:
One for any Girl Scout who attends and an additional one for a Girl Scout who brings a friend. Stay tuned for more info!

Check back soon for list of booth and activities! There will be robotics, photobooth, and so much more!

Registration closes on September 21, 2018 at 4 pm. Cookie Dough can be used for this event (paper registration is available at Girl Scout HQ. CD and registration must be turned in before registration deadline.)

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STEM Day Activities

*new organization

EIRMC Lab: Medical Lab Science- Analyzing clinical specimens for assisting doctors with diagnoses.

*Fluor Idaho: Simple Machines in Everyday Life- Demonstration units for gears, pulleys, levers, inclined planes, etc. to explain mechanical advantage and other basis physics principles. And at least one activity that kids will interact with/build at the booth for simple machines.

*Idaho Falls Zoo: STEM with the Zoo- Idaho Falls Zoo will present how we educate about conservation and animal welfare using STEM concepts.

ISU College of Technology: Energy Systems Technology Education & Center: Energy Engineering Technologies: Hands on demonstration and a take home project!

*Museum of Idaho: MakeyMakey STEM Exploration Stations- We will be exploring different ways that the MakeyMakey programming tool can be used as educators across all disciplines. The Museum of Idaho is the first in our area to become a MakeyMakey certified training partner and we support education on all levels as part of our mission in our community.

Natural Resource Conservations Service, USDA: Soil is Living- We will discuss the biologic, physical, and chemical properties of soil and how it applies to many uses.

GSSSC STEM: Try your hand at programming a Finch Robot and testing out Cubelet configurations!

GSSSC STEM Photo Booth: Get your “STEM” on and take a picture with fun props and

…and there are more booths to come!

Thank you to our sponsors:

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