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EIRMC and Girl Scouts of Silver Sage present

STEM Exploration Day - East Idaho

Saturday, September 29, 2018 9 am - 1 pm

Snake River Landing: 1220 Event Center Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

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Girls, 2nd grade and up, are invited to a morning of STEM-tastic fun! Participants will visit booths hosted by community organizations with fun hands-on activities or demonstrations. 

Cost: $2 per girl, all attending guardians are free. 

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

Registration closes on September 23, 2018 at 10 pm.

Attention Girl Scouts: 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.) Wear your uniform to receive the patch!

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We're excited to bring our mobile retail store to STEM Day in Idaho Falls for your shopping pleasure and convenience. We'll even bring a fun selection of STEM merchandise!

We simply won't have room to bring our entire selection of uniforms, insignia, badges, sportswear and swag, so we invite you to shop with us before the event and have your order available there for pickup. Orders placed and paid for by 10:00 a.m. on September 27th will be packaged and waiting for you at the retail booth at the event on Saturday. If you would like to use our easy Web store, simply choose the “Free Pick Up at Idaho Falls STEM Day” shipping option. You can also e-mail us at store@girlscouts-ssc.org with your order, and we’ll call you with your total and to get your credit card information.

We know that this is a very busy time for troops and volunteers, and we want to make sure you have everything you need. Please don’t hesitate to e-mail us if you have any questions

STEM Day Activities

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*Basic American Foods: 1. Ghost rockets – Understanding gas expansion Eggs with dissolved shells – Understanding acid/base chemistry and its role in food interactions 2. Vinegar dissolves the egg shell, while leaving the membrane and the contents of the egg in their original condition. 3. Kids will evaluate candy using our sensory evaluation program, with and without a clothespin on their nose to explore the connection between smell and taste.

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 Power: Electric Circuits!- We'll use hands on fun to demonstrate how electric circuits work.

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

Idaho National Lab: Activity TBA

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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