Potatoes + Wires = Engineering?! SOLD OUT
Hear from KSU Engineering students about the importance of women in engineering through our own personal experiences at K-State and discuss how engineering has impacted us as females.
You will perform an experiment using a potato, a light bulb, and conducting wire. The KSU students will help girls understand the bigger picture of how this experiment works and how it relates to our everyday world.
Materials needed: 1 Potato
Cost per Girl: FREE
Cost per Adult: The parent of the girl will be required to purchase a potato.
Additional Info: We will be providing the other materials needed via mail, but girls will need to provide a potato. We will lead a 30-minute experiment followed by a 30-minute discussion. We will also provide snacks for the girls. Zoom link will be provided after registration.
How to Register: Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. *THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT*
Journey Connections: Junior: Think Like an Engineer, Cadette: Think Like an Engineer
Outcomes: Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks, Learns to identify and solve problems in her community. Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
About this partner: The mission of the Kansas State University Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is to introduce STEM opportunities at a young age to stimulate young women to think like an engineer and encourage the engineering profession through these opportunities.