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You won’t want to miss this GIG. It’s 2013 and Geek IS Glam! Have you ever wondered, “How does that work?” or thought to yourself, “I could build that!” This daylong event is chock-full of interactive workshops, hands-on exhibits, crazy inventions and dynamic demonstrations.   You will have plenty of opportunities to explore and experience science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  You’ll have a chance to meet and talk to extraordinary women in fields spanning environmental sciences and robotics to astrophysics and astronomy. Take a tour of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and eat lunch in the college dining hall  and find out what college life is really like!  Be empowered to change, create, collaborate and contribute and see how you and STEM can really make a difference in the world. So what’s YOUR gig?  

Workshops are being added daily!  Watch our website for exciting additions!  Our presenters and workshops already scheduled:

  • Creating an Amazing Android App by Advanced Math and Science Academy
  • Traveling Planetarium Program by Blue Star Planetarium
  • 3D Animation/Art, Photoshop, iMovie and Game Design by Emagination Computer Camps
  • Investigating the Physics of Flight by Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook
  • 3D Images of Mars and Space and How they are Created by Alison Cheung
  • Inventions by Lemelson-MIT Program
  • Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Animals by Teaching Creatures
  • Other Things to do with a Hair Dryer: Hot Air Balloon Workshop by Top Fun Aviation Toy Museum
  • Yes, it IS Rocket Science! By Top Fun Aviation toy Museum
  • Area Inventors and Industries by Worcester Historical Museum
  • Making the World a Better Place Through Green Chemistry by Worcester State University
  • Carbon Block Technology: Making Our Water Safe by 3M Purification
  • The World of Environmental Engineering by 3M Purification
  • Make Stuff Happen on Your Computer by Makey Makey
  • Robots by the First Burncoat Green Reapers Team
  • Explore the Wonders of a Watershed by GSCWM Scientists
  • Presentation by the American Meteorological Society
  • NASA Workshops by Gayle Harrison
  • Astrophysics by Bridgewater State University
  • Demonstrations of Technovation Challenge by Iridescent
  • Raffles of Boston area attractions
  • Keynote Speaker, Amanda Schutt by Science by Scientists
  • Hands on STEM fun with Science on the Street-Cambridge Science Festival
  • What Can Robots Do? by iRobot
  • Zoo Careers and A Day in the Life of a Zoo by Zoo New England
  • Meet Female Weather Forecasters from the National Weather Service
  • Watch science come to life in an exciting stage show by Science From Scientists!
  • Exploring the Amazon Rainforest by The Association of Women in Science, UMass Amherst
  • Veterinary Medicine by Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Games to Illustrate Human Performance with Dr. Shapiro
  • Paper Rockets by McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
  • Careers in the Zoo by Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Flight Simulators and MARS Atmosphere Demonstrations by McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
  • The Science of Muscles by The Association of Women in Science, UMass Amherst
  • Wicked Science with GSCWM Staff

New workshops and presenters added!!!

  • Weather or Not! Outdoor Weather Safety by NOAA/National Weather Service
  • You CAN do the Rubik’s Cube!
  • Fun with the Connecticut Science Center

Are you interested in adding to our great line up of workshops, demonstrations or having a table at our expo?  Please contact Tammy Breen at

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