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!
Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc.
Newton's Laws of Motion have never been
so fun! Join an Aldrich Astronomical Society's NASA Solar
Ambassador to learn all about how Newton's third law works and elps us
explore our solar system! Don't forget to visit their Expo table for
other activities including meteorites, space artifacts, STEM
activities, Astrophotography and 3D Mars Rover!
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!
Association for Women in Science at UMass Amherst
Join the Association for Women in
Science at UMass and make a mini terrarium while laerning about
how plants are good for the air and the environment or make a mini
rocket out of everyday items!
Boston Society of Civil Engineers
Come learn about the role civil
engineers play when building our infrastructures and participate in a
hands-on engineering challenge with the Boston Society of Civil
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!
College of the Holy Cross
Come and investigate how glow sticks
work, the many different properties of polymers, and the acids and
bases that are found in our homes. The College of the Holy
Cross will have hands-on activities that will leave you with the
necessary tools to become scientific investigators of the world around you.
Connecticut Science Center
Don't forget to stop by Connecticut
Science Center's table for some hands-on STEM fun!
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
One of our most popular workshops is
always the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts
University and this year, they will show you how veterinarians use
engineering principles every day as they take care of their patients.
David Clark Co., Inc.
It's all about space in David Clark
Co., Inc.'s workshop! Try on a spacesuit, sample food that
astronauts would eat in space and even play space games!
Enchanted Passage Children's Bookstore
Don't miss visiting Enchanted
Passage Children's Bookstore for some interactive STEM
activities, including an engineering game, perform an experiment and
do a science craft!
Engineering Ambassadors at WPI
Learn all about DC motors, how they
work, what they are used for in every day life and their future
applications. Then you'll get to create and decorate a dancing
"jitterbug" using DC motors, CDs and paper clips with
Engineering Ambassadors at WPI.
First Robotics Competition Team 1100
Join the First Robotics Competition
Team 1100 from Algonquin Regional High School to learn about
FRC, to see their larg robots, for demonstrations and even a hands-on
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!
Flea Circus Fabrications
Join Flea Circus Fabriations
during the STEM Expo for a hands-on STEM craft for you to explore!
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.
Goddard Cadet Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
From hot air balloons to flight
simulators and more, learn all about aerodynamics in action and sit in
the pilot's seat with the Goddard Cadet Squadron, Civil Air
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!
Join GSCWM for a session of fun
experiments covering the study of geometric properties, vortexes,
pressure, static electricity, polymers and propulsion. Wow! Why does
it do that? What causes that zap? Do hands-on experiments that y8ou
will take home and be able to WOW your family, friends and science
teacher! Is it magic? ... No, SCIENCE!
We will be observing animals and
animal artifacts and learning how to create scientifically accurate
representations in this workshop with GSCWM!
Integrated Concentration in Science Alumni Network (iCAN)
Ever wonder why alcohol can be so
dangerous to living organisims? Join Integrated Concentration in
Science Alumni Network (iCAN) and watch beet membranes lyse
before your eyes and find out!
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!
Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook
Why are big trees so important? Join
Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook to find out! Measure a
tree without cutting it down and learn the values of trees and their
importance in urban ecosystems!
Meghan "Mouse" Schafer
What kind of roller coasters do you
love? Learn all about cork screw, loops, wooden and steel roller
coasters with Meghan "Mouse" Schafer-our very own GIG mascot!
Learn why the planets revolve around
the sun in an interactive orbits demo that will demonstrate gravity,
orbital dynamics and soloar system dynamics with MIT WGA^3!
Museum of Science
Engineering motion is a lot of fun when
you use water pressure and interlocking blocks to build a moving
machine and knock over targeted objects with the Museum of Science!
National Grid Sustainability Hub
Have you ever wondered how electricity
goes from the power plant to your home or what happens when there is a
power outage? Join National Grid Sustainability Hub for
interactive games to learn the answers to these questions-and so many more!
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
How did historical Native Americans
respond to their environments? Join the Peabody Museum of
Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University for their
workshop Home Sweet Biome to find out!
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!
Rainforest Reptile Shows
From alligators, turtles and snakes
from the neo-tropical rain forest to the sub-tropical rain forest of
the world-you'll get hands-on (if you want to!) during this workshop
with Rainforest Reptile Shows! You will be thrilled and excited
by our Life-Time Girl Scout herpetologist who will give you every fact
and dispel your misconceptions about the rainforest and the reptiles
that live in them.
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.
Seacoast Science Center
Be sure to visit the Seacoast
Science Center during the Expo for great hands-on activities and
a living tide pool creature that you can meet-and even touch!
As always, Smith College brings
it! Explore engineering design with balloon cars, basic electric
circuits and electromagnetics, and the physical properties of minerals!
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.
The sky is the limit! Join UNITEY
CDC and use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a STEM skill
to analyze almost any topic! Map the places you spend your time at and
use those mappings in your schoolwork or use them to try and
understand other communities.
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!
Introducing the first ever Active STEM
Play experience. Unruly Splats is a set of programmable electronic
floor tiles that you can code, jump on, and run around to play active
games like hopscotch, relay races, and dance routines. Join Unruly
Studios and learn how to design real-world games with code!
Western Mass News
A nerd at heart, Janna Brown fell in
love with the weather at an early age. You may know her as the
meteorologist, forecaster and broadcaster on Western Mass
News-now meet her in person to learn what truly inspired her to
study meteorolgy and become a broadcaster on tv!
Wilderness Experiences Unlimited
Loving that amazing ecosystem is all
part of why we can do amazing things like sailing, SCUBA and
snorkeling. Learn about oceans and ways to keep them clean with
Wilderness Experiences Unlimited! Also join us to learn about
goal setting and dreaming big-and how amazing you truly are.
Women in Robotics Engineering, WPI Club
Join the WPI Club Women in Robotics
Engineering to build and code robots! You'll learn about the
obsticles faced in basic robotics and about the many careers in the field!
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Admissions Outreach
Have you ever been on a college campus
before? Wondered what it would be like to live there? Current
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) students will take you
on a walking tour of the campus. Your tour guides will talk about
their experiences as WPI students, and you'll be able to ask them
questions about what it is really like to be a college student!
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biomedical Engineering Society
Your heart is responsible for pumping
blood through your body, but sometimes it can be damaged. Learn about
how Biomedical Engineers help keep hearts healthy and build your own
heart valve to help repair the heart with the WPI Biomedical
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CEGO
What are chemical engineers, what do
they do as chemical engineers and what do they do to have fun? Join
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CEGO to find out! See
chemical engineering demos, chemical reactions and more! You can even
use chemistry to solve a mystery murder!
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