Saturday, October 14, 2017
For Girls in Grades 4-8
Have you ever wondered, “How does that work?” or thought to
yourself, “I could build that!” Explore, experience and experiment,
not for a grade, but for fun! Meet talented women and experience
exciting opportunities in the areas of Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Discover how you can make a
difference in the world.
We are very excited to have two speakers offering opening remarks
and inspiration at GIG this year!
At Geek is Glam, you'll enjoy:
- Interactive Workshops
- Amazing Demonstrations
- Hands-on Exhibits
- Educational Career Panels
- Lunch in a College Dining Hall
- Free one-of-a-kind GIG
t-shirt and drawstring bag!
This is a girl-only event. We are looking for adults to volunteer
with us for the day! If you would like to be a part of this great
event, please contact Lizz Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers are
needed to assist in workshops, run registration, direct girls, be hall
monitors and various other opportunities. All volunteers must be a
registered member of Girl Scouts and have an active CORI on file with
GSCWM and understand you will not be with your troop or daughter for
The first 35 approved volunteers will receive a Geek Is Glam t-shirt!
Registration will open at the end of August-watch our facebook and
website for dates!
We’d love to have you join us at our STEM GIG. Would you like to
offer hands-on interactive workshops? Would you like to reserve a
table during our Expo Hall? Would you like to put on a demonstration
during our event? Are you interested in sitting on career panels and
inspiring girls into STEM related fields? Perhaps you are interested
in becoming one of our much appreciated donors! Please fill out this form and return to Tammy
at TBreen@gscwm.org and help
us inspire tomorrow’s STEM leaders TODAY!
What does LED lighting, sunscreen
infused UV ray protective fabric, touch sensitive metallics, drawing
with 3-D pens all have to do with today's fashion? Join
ArtReach and not only find out-create a futuristic 3-D
"sketch" of a courture, fashion inspired uniform of the future!!
Join ArtReach for Drawing
"UP" and be introduced to the techniques of drawing
"up" with a 3-D pen and even create something to take home
of your very own!
Visit ArtReach during the Expo
Hall to try your hands at artwork and STEAM learning projects or meet
the owner during one of the Career Exploration sessions and learn all
about the fine arts, STEAM learning, and the art of fashion!
From redwoods to wildflowers, the
planet is covered in plants! Learn all about careers in plant science,
awesome women in botany, new research findings and plant your own seed
to take home with Brilliant Botany!
Cambridge Science Festival/Science on the Street
Cambridge Science Festival/Science on the Street always has the
best hands-on activites at their table, like their Augmented Reality
Sandbox and Mystery Tubes!
Fitchburg State University
Are you mindful or mindless? Find out
with Fitchburg State University and how being mindful benefits
you in school and at home!
Fitchburg State University
Let Fitchburg State University
teach you all about oxidation and reduction with the Blue Bottle
Experiment. You can also take a workshop on the isolation of
carotenoids from spinach in a fun, hands-on experiment!
Franklin Regional Council of Governments
Learn how to save the residents of
Anytown from a hazardous materials disaster and determine whether you
must evacuate or shelter-in-place and protect the environment from the
toxic substance with the Franklin Regional Council of Governments.
Green Reapers Robotics
The Green Reapers Robotics team
is back and will be in the Expo Hall with their various robots for you
to interact with and learn about!
Robots-and more robots! That's what
iRobot is all about! Join us to see every day robots and how
they make our lives easier!
Miss Massachusetts United States, 2017
Samantha Runshaw is not only Miss
Massachusettes United States, 2017-she is a student enrolled in
the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts
Amherst studying biology and hopes to achieve her goal of becoming an
orthopedic surgeon! You will not only be inspired by her opening
remarks at the GIG, Ms. Runshaw will also host Meet & Greets
throughout the day so you can meet her up close, ask her questions and
even have an opportunity for photos (with your camera)!
Make sure to stop by and visit
Project Oceanology's table during the Expo and have some
hands-on experiences with scientific instruments and live marine animals!
Ronald G. Shapiro, PhD, LLC/Education by Entertainment
Learn more about how you think by
participating in games which illustrate our strengths and weaknesses
as we sense, perceive, think, learn, remember, make decisions, respond
and multi-task during Mind Games With Science and Education by Entertainment.
Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt
How "cool" is science?
Negative 321 degrees, that's how! Join Sub Zero Ice Cream &
Yogurt in the Expo Hall for some really cool science experiments,
nitrogen and ice cream samples!
The Art Cart
The Art Cart is joining us to show how art can help you better
yourself and live a more confident life while working in your journal
that allows you to think and color at the same time!
The Discovery Museums
Shatter flowers and rubber bands, use a
banana as a hammer, shrink a metal ball in just seconds, use everyday
chemicals in exciting new ways and perform a metal altering experiment
with The Discovery Museums.
The Giant Game Company
Join The Giant Game Company in
the Expo Hall for a GIANT good time! We'll have 5 Giant Games: Giant
Chess set, Giant Checker set, Giant Piano Keyboard, Giant Jenga game,
and Giant Connect Four game for you to challenge yourself and your friends
The Learning Hub
Did you know that lemons plus Led
equals power?? Learn all about it in a workshop with The Learning Hub!
The Learning Hub
Visit The Learning Hub during
the Expo Hall for a Marble Roller Coaster activity and demonstration
and participate in rain cloud activities!
The New England Aquarium
Stop by and visit the New England
Aquarium's Expo table and test out engineering solutions to the
problem of coastal erosion using model sandy coastlines, learning and
applying science skills while becoming more informed about the
possible careers in coastal management.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Learn all about the new and interesting
breakthroughs in human genetics and a possible new gene therapy for
Down Syndrome with the University of Massachusetts Medical
School and even make your own candy karyotype or mitosis chart!
Worcester State University
What chemicals are in YOUR food? Join
Worcester State University and participate in two activities
that will help you see the different molecules in Skittles, Kool-Aid
Worcester State University
Explore the need for sustainability in
chemistry and learn about innovations in the chemistry field. Learn
how to better our world through better chemistry as you then get to
make a usable product using sustainable techniques with Worcester