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Saturday, December 1, 2018 (all day)

The Department of Physics and Astronomy, as part of the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 campaign, is hosting 125 students in Grades 7 and 8 for free hands-on activity workshops, inspiring talks, and a panel discussion, to encourage and engage girls in exploring physics.

PhysiX logoGirls with polarizing glasses and molecular structures

Join us on December 1st to connect with like-minded students in exciting workshops, meet role models, and hear mentors share their experiences. If you are in middle school and have an inquisitive, creative mind this one-day, free event will broaden your understanding of what physics is, what physicists do, and what is so interesting about this field. 

Schedule:

9:00

Registration

9:45

Opening remarks: Diana Parry and Heather Neufeld

10:00

Keynote lecture (TBD)

Both parents and attendees welcome at the keynote.

11:00

Workshop 1

12:00

Lunch (provided)

12:45

Panel discussion

1:45

Workshop 2

2:45

Closing comments

3:00 Student pick-up

This is a free event, with lunch provided. Attendees will choose their top three workshops and are guaranteed attendance in two of those.

This event is still in development for this year. Indicate your interest in this form and we will contact you when we open registration.

Please visit our webpage to view more STEM opportunities for girls.

Cost 
Free
Location 
STC - Science Teaching Complex

200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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