How are these events funded?
We have a few major sponsors; Montpilear Public Schools, University of Jamestown, AAUW Jamestown ND Affliiate, North Dakota STEM Network.
What is AAUW?
Why is there a seperate event for the boys and girls?
When middle school boys and girls are seperated for activities such as this girls are more likely to be outgoing and not shy from participating and taking a leadership roll in an attivity.
Why is this event only open to students in grades 7 & 8?
The STEM fields are rapidly becoming the most in-demand and lucrative in the world. Despite this demand, at almost every step of the STEM education path women and girls walk away.
How can I help with this event?
Volunteers for the events are always welcome by either becoming a workshop presentor, joining the planning committee, volunteering to help the day of the event by directing kids or being a helper in the rooms.
How do we get more girls to like STEM?
Who plans the events?
The planning committee is made of STEM and Education professions from Stutsman County and throughout the state of North Dakota.
Who are the presenters?
Each of our hands on workshops are lead by STEM professionals. We have chemists, computer scientists, mechanical engineers, and stock brokers to name a few. Each of these professionals submit their lesson plans for the sessions and they are looked at by an education professional and we have education professionals avaialbe to help them with any questions related to how to lead a session.