Cedar Valley EYH

Cedar Valley EYH



Date:
October 15, 2016

Time:
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Place:
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Phone number:
7015520694

About the conference

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for girls in middle school. This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about careers in those fields. Our ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges.

**Registration Check-In is from 9:00am-9:30am

9:30-9:45: Opening Speaker
9:50-10:50: Session 1 (Snack)
11:00-12:00: Session 2
12:00-12:50: Lunch
1:00-2:00: Session 3
2:10-2:30: Closing and gifts


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


University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50613


Sample student workshops

Monopoly is Rigged: Understanding People and Society through the Social Sciences
The Great Leaning Tower!
Use Your Senses! Beverage Sensory Analysis*
Civil Engineering—One heck of a tech!
What’s Your Diagnosis?
Don’t Screw It Up! Moving Water with an Archimedes’ Screw Pump
Wind Energy FUNdamentals
Solar Energy FUNdamentals
Taking Science Beyond the Classroom
Lean LEGO Factory
littleBits: Circuits and Invention!
3D Printing: Additive Manufacturing
Forget Barbie, Design YOUR Dream House
Exploring Materials for Interior Design
Exploring ‘Green’ Design: It’s More than a Color!
Squishy Science: Extract DNA from Smashed Strawberries
Casting a STEM Future
Exploring Simulation: More than an Animated Movie!
Flubber & Silly Putty: An Exploration of Polymers
Exploring the Design Process with Prosthetics

Time Title Leader
9:50 am Exploring Materials for Design Gloria Stafford
9:50 am The Great Leaning Tower! Miriam Ohrt
9:50 am Forget Barbie, Design YOUR House Kristina Mehmen
9:50 am Monopoly is Rigged! Marybeth C. Stalp
9:50 am 3D Prints:Additive Manufaturing Julie Zhang
9:50 am Squishy Science: Extracting DNA Meghan Bond and Dresden Petty Wulf
9:50 am littleBits:Circuits & Invention Jen La Gesse


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