||Girls will explore the basics of immunology and how the body fights invaders like
bacteria and viruses. They will also explore how researchers identify viruses through
gel electrophoresis using the colored candy as an example "pathogen".
||Center of Innate Immunity and Immune Disease
|Secret Life of Plankton
||Engage in the work of a marine biologist by studying the base of the marine food chain.
Learn how to catch these free floating critters, observe plankton under the microscope
and create models that replicate their lifestyle.
||The Women of the Boeing Company celebrates the women of Boeing—those who were the
first to work at the fledgling company in 1916, to become pilots and engineers, to
work on the factory lines, and to take on leadership roles. These women paved the
way for female engineers, aviators, and executives for decades to come. The trailblazers
on the panel will tell their stories, talk about what inspired them, and discuss what
it takes to get into exciting engineering and aviation careers.
||Betsy Case, Suzanna Darcy, Sandi Jeffcoat, Trish Beckman
||How do we keep cells alive even though we have to freeze them? We will use a Red Rover-esque
game to explore movement of nutrients and waste in and out of cells even while they’re
|How Things Work
||In this workshop we will all work together to take apart a small appliance and talk
about some of the different sciences behind how components work and were designed
to do what they need to do. You will find out there is a lot going on underneath the
surface and many different fields and degrees can be applied to making something.
||EdCC’s club “Society of Women Engineers”
|Using DNA to Solve Crimes
||While not quite as glamorous as portrayed on the TV show CSI, the field of forensic
science is a great way to apply science towards helping the community. Get a brief
introduction to the field’s many disciplines (drugs, guns, fingerprints, and more!),
as well a little more in-depth look at how DNA can be used to help solve crimes.
||Washington State Patrol
|So You Want to Work in an Aquarium?
||There are many different jobs in an aquarium, some that may surprise you! Get to know
what it takes to keep the Seattle Aquarium critters and visitors happy and healthy,
and we’ll spotlight a day in the life of one of our Bird and Mammal Biologists.
|You CAN Predict the Future!
||Knowing what to expect helps us make decisions and take calculated risks. Actuaries
use probability and statistics to make predictions about the future. In this session
we will introduce you to the foundations and ideas that we employ in our everyday
job! As a team we will look at problems involving everyday objects and situations.
||Dena Thompson, Zoe Gouin
|So you want to work in an Aquarium?
||So You Want to Work in an Aquarium?
|How to Make Beautiful Smiles
||Learn about a career in dentistry.
||Dr. Meenakshi Tomar
||Edmonds Bay Dental
||Are there earthquakes in Washington? Yes – EVERYDAY! Learn about where earthquakes
occur and how to stay safe once the shaking starts!
||University of Washington
|Edge of Knife
||Surgery can improve some diseases, for others it can do nothing. We will explore the
world of surgery through x-rays and photos and discuss the evaluation and treatment
options of various conditions.
||Dr. Karen Hunter
|It's a Robotic World
||We live in an electronic world. Soon, it will be a robotic one too. Learn about robotics
and electronics with hands-on activities that involves building a small digital circuit
with a flashing LED, controlling a robot, and viewing your voice on an oscilloscope.
|The Power of Data
||When you post on social media, ‘like’ a friend’s comment or picture, click on a link
or browse a website do you think about who might be collecting that data and what
they might be doing with it? Can your favorite retailer predict what your next purchase
will be and when you will make it based on the previous purchases you’ve made? Data
is powerful. We leave a trail of it where ever we go. In this workshop you will learn
just how powerful data is and get a glimpse of the many job opportunities available
to powerful girls just like you!
|Technology Meets Art
||See how technology has enhanced the medium of theater lighting. Learn how a lighting
designer works through a show to create mood and atmosphere with light.
|How to Write the Future with Gene Editing
||Learn how YOU can end world hunger, cure diseases like Zika virus, and save the environment
using a technology called gene editing.
|Dare to Care, Be a Nurse
||Why do people choose a nursing career? What character traits do people need to be
successful in a nursing career? What is training like? What about the working conditions?
Learn the answers to these questions and more!
|Engineering Design – Creating Products that Work
||Have you ever wondered how products are designed? Learn the process designers and
engineers use to make the products you use every day, from someone who has helped
design products for companies from Nike to Panasonic. We’ll choose a topic and design
a product together!
||Synapse Product Development
|Wiggle Wobble, but Don't Fall!
||What makes a building or a bridge stand up? What shapes are the most stable? Buildings
aren’t supposed to move, or are they? Come play around with structural stability and
flexibility as we explore the job of a structural engineer.
|Squeezing Electricity From Crystals
||Have you ever wondered how light up shoes work? Learn how piezoelectricity, the phenomenon
behind this, can teach us about the nanoscale world!
|Why Should I Do My Math Homework?
||Ever wonder why you should do your math homework? Is it just to get a good grade?
In this workshop we’ll explore the many careers available with a math background (think
Seahawks or Mariners!). Come learn why doing your math homework is important for more
than good grades!
|| Venuti & Associates
|What is a Micropipette?
||Come and learn how to use a micropipette. Create some pictures and have some fun!
You will even have a chance to design your own pipette art recipe.
||Edmonds School District
|The Nose Knows!
||How well can you smell? Come learn how the nose functions and the importance of chemical
molecules behind smell.
||Dr. Reitha Weeks
||Scientist, Educator, Volunteer
|There's Aeronautics in My Kitchen!
||Students will complete comparisons between home economics and aerospace manufacturing
and measure results
|Designing with Diversity
||Looking at the importance on diversity in engineering through a design challenge.
Will look into the different mind sets for designing a product for depending on the
|Go Big or Go Better!
||A fast-paced team design competition where you will work to create the next world
wonder! You will learn to set a design direction, create and execute a plan for constructing
it, and negotiate surprise twists along the way – just like architects do – while
you create something the world has never seen before.
||Sarah Holstedt, Michelle Moore
|The Everybody Locker Room
||Students will examine a design problem around school locker rooms. This challenge
will provide a quick understanding of how architects affect the built environment.
The conversation will include safety, privacy, religion, inclusiveness, accessibility,
building codes and School Board policy.
||Taine Wilton, Corrie Rosen
||Edmonds School District, Mahlum Architecture
|Can Anyone Use This Building?
||Students will work in teams to explore how any space in or out is accessible to others
and what makes it that way. They will also discover the training needed to be an architect.
|Bioengineering: A Journey in Research
||In this workshop you will learn about the career of a bioengineer and bioengineering
challenges from glucose sensing to stents.
||Mary Wallingford, Mandy Williams
||Giachelli Lab UW, UW Bioengineering
|Urban Stream Investigators
||Have you ever thought about how humans impact the water cycle? What about the carbon
cycle? We will work together to investigate our impact on urban systems and will brainstorm
about how to keep our water healthy! In addition, we will provide a sneak peak into
the life of an undergraduate doing scientific research at the University of Washington!
||Rachel Yonemura, Corrine Hoffman
||UW Environmental Science
||Nanotechnology is everywhere! From clothing to sunscreens, nanotechnology is used
in many everyday applications. Come participate in hands-on activities to discover
what nanotechnology is and how it is changing our lives in unusual ways.
||North Seattle center director for Shine
|Turning STEM Interest into a Career
||You’ve identified your career field, gotten the degree \ certification \ training
– Now how do you get in the door? What demonstrable skill sets set you apart as
the One to Hire in an Interview? Jen will show you how to take your career from
Entry Level to Dream Job. She will teach you w hat you need to know about Soft Skills
employers need and look for.
||Edmonds School District- Info Tech Supervisor
|Hungry? Let's Order Pizza Electronically!
||Create a ROBOT that orders your favorite pizza on a click of a button with Amazon
|The Hidden Levels and Easter Eggs
||Ever wonder what it's like working for a game company? Curious to learn about all
the different jobs that exist at such a place? Join a self-proclaimed gamer, geek,
and employee of a game company for a lively and interactive Q&A session. Ask that
question you've always wanted to ask, but didn't have anyone to ask it to.