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Girls Rock Science

Sign up for the Girls Rock Science day camps at WATC. Registration deadline extended. June 1-2 for 6th-8th graders June 15-16 for 9th-12 graders June 29-30 for 3rd-5th graders Girls Rock Science at WATC Flyer

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STEM Outreach Opportunity This Summer

Over 2000 homeless students live within the boundaries of the Wichita Public Schools.  100 of these students will have the opportunity to participate in the Imagine.Believe.Achieve Summer Camp put on by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Program, a program of the Wichita

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The goal of this activity is for each participant to build a combination of Styrofoam peanut and paperclips that neither floats on top or sinks to the bottom but rather “flinks” (hovers half way between top and bottom).  When the

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Outreach: Air Rockets!

Rockets are always fun! Here are some directions on how to make Air Rockets! WichitaSWEOutreach_AirRockets

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Outreach: Helicopters!

Here are some directions to make fun Helicopters! WichitaSWEOutreach_Helicopters

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Outreach: Solar System Bracelets

Here are some directions for making Solar System Bracelets! WichitaSWEOutreach_SolarSystemBracelets

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Outreach: Diet Coke & Mentos!

Directions for the always fun Diet Coke & Mentos! WichitaSWEOutreach_DietCokeAndMentos

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Outreach: Slime!

Slime is an Engineering Expo favorite. Here are our tips for running a slime booth for up to 1000 kids. Courtesy of Helen Haskin, Wichita Section, Society of Women Engineers.           Materials list scaled for 1000

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Outreach: Straw Rockets

Here are some direction on how to make straw rockets! Straw Rockets     MATERIALS: Paper Fat pencil straw tape scissors                                    

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Outreach: Pneumatic Hydraulic Arm

Check out these instructions to build a Pneumatic Hydraulic Arm! Pneumatic/Hydraulic Arm                           Materials: – 2 notched craft sticks – 2 syringes 10 ml (; Medical supply store) – 3 narrow

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Wichita Area Section
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