Science for Girls

 

 

GIRLS <3 SCIENCE

 

 

 

Calling all Young Female Scientists!

This is your chance to come see how women and girls shine in science and math and why GIRLS <3 SCIENCE!

girls doing science

 

“Early exposure to Science is important because familiarity with a subject can generate interest and curiosity while establishing a sense of competency.”  Providing access to successful female role models in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) can be a powerful tool.  When students see successful women working in a wide variety of science and tech fields and enjoying those fields, they begin to understand WHO they can become and how STEM can help them get there.  Girls want to make the world a better place, and we want to give them the tools to do so.  We want to expose them to STEM early, when they are young, as unfortunately, they do not get the same exposure as their male counterparts.

“It is often subtle, but it’s the first hurdle that confronts and confounds so many women.”  We want girls to be comfortable with STEM and encourage confidence by working with women who can show her the possibilities awaiting.

WHEN: August 4-8

TIME: 10-12 pm

WHERE: 229 Stanley Avenue, Arroyo Grande

COST: $50  

AGES: 8-12  

This camp is meant to inspire girls to explore their universe and will be taught by women who are experts in their fields of S.T.E..M. (science, tech, engineering, and math) We have mentors in biology, chemistry, materials engineering, technology and horticulture.  Explore with a different mentor each day, do a hands-on project, and your child will finish the week inspired and enthusiastic about what possibilities her future can hold.  Register via paypal or by contacting us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Space is limited.

Science Education

 

 

Salmon Enhancement conducts an extensive outreach and education program on watershed protection. The foundation of our community education programs is Trout in the Classroom. Established 11 years ago, the program places incubator aquariums in local K-12 classrooms. Students raise fish from eggs while learning salmonid life-cycles and the importance of a healthy watershed for human and animal habitats. Our program includes more than 200 presentations in our community each year, reaching more than 5,000 students and community members annually.
Our goals for community education are to:

  • Reach more than 5,000 children annually in outreach and education programs that teach about watershed protection

  • Train at least 100 volunteers in other agencies and organizations about teaching and interpreting salmon and trout information, watershed protection and the individual's role in land and watershed stewardship

  • Train at least 40 teachers to use the Trout in the Classroom program materials and incubators.

  • Establish a Creek Ecology Lab. The lab will be technology-based and will provide students in our community with the opportunity to learn by experiencing hands-on natural resource management skills such as water monitoring, GPS/GIS technology, data collection protocols and more.

     

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Support Your School!

This year your student will be participating in a unique hands-on science program known as Trout in the Classroom. This program offers your student the chance to witness first hand in his/her classroom the evolving life cycle of the Rainbow Trout.

Your student will get to observe the eggs hatch into alevin and grow into fry. Along this journey we will participate in environmental science education presentations and activities. The program culminates with a field trip to a local lake where we will release our trout and spend the day doing fun activities at the lake.

We are looking forward to a fun and exciting Trout in the Classroom program! And you can help. Your tax-deductible donation will support the classroom of your choice. Simply click the button for the classroom you would like to support. Don't see your classroom? Have your teacher contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get registered today.

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