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Chicks in Science

Chicks in Science logoA HUGE thank you to all of the sponsors, volunteers, parents, and GIRLS who came to Chicks in Science April 25th!  We look forward to another great event in 2016. 

Where: MSUB Alterowitz Gym

Why: To have fun learning about STEM-related activities!!!!!!

Chicks in Science is a FREE event for girls in 4-8 grades!

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“Chicks in Science” was developed in 2008 to encourage grade school and middle school-aged girls to enter math- and science-related fields. The event routinely draws hundreds of participants and about 50 booths from area science- and math-based exhibitors.

Studies show that between the fourth and eighth grades, girls start losing interest in math and science.  Yet, industry surveys indicate that many emerging careers will require an understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the problem-solving, critical thinking, adaptive and collaborative skills gained through the study of these subjects.

“Chicks in Science” works to breach the psychological barriers, gender expectations, and the “coolness” factors that can stop girls from entering science and math fields. “Chicks in Science” strives to abolish those negative and fearful attitudes about math and science and discredit the stereotype of the ‘nerdy’ scientist.

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