EYH San Angelo

EYH San Angelo

February 23, 2013

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Angelo State University San Angelo, TX 76909

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About the conference


Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics™ (EYH) one-day conferences nurture girls' interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). You will attend FOUR exciting and innovative workshops presented by engineers and ASU STEM professors.Our mission is to encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Through Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Network programs, we provide STEM role models and hands-on activities for middle and high school girls. Our ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges. Find out more about the National Expanding Your Horizons Organization by going to the National EYH Website and watch a video of girls enjoying an EYH event.

Conference location

Angelo State University San Angelo, TX 76909

Sample student workshops

# 1. The Art of Chemistry. How do artists get the different colors they use in their paintings or the clay they use in their sculptures?
# 2. The Case of the Missing Cockatoo. Use microscopes to investigate the disappearance of a prized cockatoo.
# 3. The Cerebellum – Small but Mighty. The cerebellum is critical to the programming of many of our movements. We will examine the function of the cerebellum and observe through videos persons with cerebellar damage.
# 4. Chemistry Magic in the World of Harry Potter. Chemistry class at Hogwarts - goo, crystals, and fizzing chemical reactions!(most appropriate for younger girls)
# 5. Cracking the Code. Discover how basic mathematics can be used to break codes and solve the mystery of the lost treasure!
# 6. Create a Bandana with Binary Beads. Communicate in the binary system and create your own bandana with binary beads.
# 7. Drought in the Southwest USA. Explore causes for drought, its effects on our water supply and water conservation startegies that you can implement!
# 8. Like a Rolling Stone. Which minerals and rocks can you tumble to make jewelry?
# 9. More Fun With Pascal’s Triangle. Discover relationships between the numbers in the triangular array.
# 10. Painting with Plant Pigments. Isolate unique pigments from some common plants in the lab -- then create a work of art.
# 11. Prime Designs. Construct and discover what prime numbers and divisibility have to do with polygons and star-like designs.
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# 13. Rock and Roll, Anyone? Not without Physics! Investigate the electric guitar, amplified sound, and build a tiny working speaker.
# 14. Sharp Shooter. Take aim, stand back and let your dare-deviled heroine fly in this eggs-traordinary catapult challenge.
# 15. Time Travel: Geologic Adventures. Map the ancient Permian Sea with drawing, Google Earth, and mapping tools outdoors.
# 16. Virtual Hospital 4. Experience patient care in a virtual emergency room, nursery, and intensive care laboratory.
# 17. Wearing Your Favorite Genes. Extract genomic DNA from your cheek cells, then precipitate and bottle it in a cool necklace.

Time Title Leader
9:30 am Art of Chemistry Kathryn Louie & Edith Osborne
9:30 am Balance and the Vestibular System Dionne Bailey & Jana Barnard
9:30 am Cracking the Code Emily Hendryx
9:30 am Engineering Eggs-traction Megan Keene
9:30 am Flowers for Freda Janet Maxwell
9:30 am Physics of Lasers Toni Sauncy
9:30 am Prime Designs Cathy Talley & David Huckaby

Sample adult workshops

Time Title Leader
9:30 am How to Get your Girl Genius into College!
10:45 am Cyber-bullying
2:45 pm West Texas Geology Joe Satterfield

Keynote speaker

It is a SUPRISE!