Graduate Women In Physics and Astronomy
at McMaster University

Girls in Science Day, April 10th & 24th, 2015

On Friday, April 10th, GWIPA hosted a Girls in Science Day at McMaster University for girls currently in Gr. 10, with volunteers from Let's talk science and the WISE Initiative. This was proceeded by another event for Gr. 8 girls on Friday April 24th. These all day events included a variety of hands on workshops (soap bubbles, silly putty, corn starch in water), a Planetarium show, tour of McMaster LIVElab , solar observing, science trivia, a chemistry demo, and a motivational lecture by Dr. Cecile Fradin. Here is the link to the News article from the Hamilton Spectator from the day. These events were supported by the funding from SPICES. A huge thank you to Aaron Springford for taking the photos.

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