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Volunteers Needed for Engineering Expo

The 2017 SWE Engineering Expo will be held on Saturday, April 29.  We have volunteer needs on Friday the 28th starting at 4:00PM and all day the 29th starting at 7:30AM. Volunteer positions include but are not limited to, set-up, booth

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Make-It-in-Newton Saturdays

Saturdays in July are a time to get geeky. Come play with circuits, steam, batteries, LEDs and other fun materials. Projects include glowing cards, a tea-or-coffee-powered heat engine, and more. Make-It-in-Newton Saturdays: July 6, 13, 20, 27 Pages Book Shop:

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Rocket Girl

Check out this article about America’s first female rocket scientist!

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Chemistry of Fireworks

It is that time of year again. Here is some information about what chemicals are used for the different colors in fireworks.  

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Congratulations to this Young Scientist

This young scientist was published, awarded 1st place, and had a planet named after her for her groundbreaking research on groundwater contaminants– all before turning 15!

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Science Cafe Wichita – Monday May 13

Climate Change and You Speaker: Mary Knapp Date: Monday May 13 Time: 7:30 pm Location: The Donut Whole 1720 E Douglas What is climate change?  What are the myths and the facts?  How does it affect me?  Come interact with

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Make your own compass

For this experiment you will need: 1) A magnet 2) A sewing needle 3) Thread 4) Pencil or pen 5) Clear empty glass or jar 6) Tape 7) Sturdy paper, like a notecard Steps: 1) Rub the needle against the

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Make your own volcano

Materials Ingredients for Volcano 1 Package of Crayola Clay Magic 1 35 mm empty film canister or empty pill container Ingredients for Eruptions Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate) Vinegar (Acetic Acid) Food Coloring Optional Instructions Instructions for forming Volcano Form a

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Outreach Work Day

Have you been asked to speak to a classroom full of students about science? Have you wondered what you would talk about? Well the Wichita section has some activities that we have developed and we would like to make them

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Science Cafe Wichita

Alice through the Looking Glass: An Adventure into the Quantum Realm Date: Monday, November 19 Time: 7:30 p.m. Place: The Donut Whole 1720 E. Douglas Speaker: Elizabeth Behrman, Ph.D. Physics Professor, WSU I’ll take you down to the land of

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Society of Women Engineers
Wichita Area Section
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