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GLIN==> Call for Presenters Explorathon 2007



Please see information below ..
 
Please forward to anyone you may know that would be interested in doing this program.
 
 
 
Explorathon 2007--  Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - Detroit Country Day School.  Beverly Hills Michigan

The purpose of Explorathon is to provide 8th to 12th grade students ( about 700) with opportunities to interact in workshop sessions with professional women scientists, engineers, mathematicians and health care specialists, and to inform students of opportunities available for women in science careers.  (Boys may also participate.)
More than 40 workshops lead by women scientists and mathematicians will be presented to small groups (15-20 ) of students in grades 8 through 12.  Each student may participate in
three sessions. Workshop leaders present their work shop three times during the course of the morning, as shown below.

Schedule:  Registration 8 a.m.
8:40 Welcome and Keynote
9:30     Workshop I
10:25   Workshop II or First Lunch Period
11:20 - Workshop II or Second Lunch Period
12:15 to 1 p.m.  Workshop III

We emphasize hands on   activities, handouts, demos, and also some discussion, as appropriate, of career requirements, demands, responsibilities, balancing personal and professional life, etc.  We will have an orientation session for workshop presenters at Detroit Country Day sometime early in 2007.

Explorathon  is sponsored by the American Association of University Woman - Birmingham Branch and the Cranbrook Institute of Science.
If you are interested in presenting please contact. Sue Frankie at
 
 


 

Michele Arquette-Palermo
Program Coordinator
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Education Department
PO Box 801
Bloomfield Hills , MI 48303
Marquette@cranbrook.edu
Phone 248-645-3240
Fax 248-645-3050

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