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Saturday, December 1, 2018 (all day)

Girls with polarizing glasses and molecular structures

 

This event is now full. We are looking forward to a fantastic 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

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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 lectures

Both parents and attendees are 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 choose their top four workshops and are guaranteed attendance in two of those.

Cost 
Free
Location 
STC - Science Teaching Complex

200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada