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Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference at Skyline College

Local Region:

Peninsula

Location:

Skyline College
3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
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Phone:

650-738-4376

Email:

utsumia@smccd.edu

Contact Name:

Alana Utsumi, Program Services Coordinator

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Physics   Computer Science   Engineering   Math
Type:
Guided Labs
Lecture / Seminar
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
6-8
Fees / Stipend:
$20 fees
Dates:
Mar 17 - Mar 17, 2018 ... check back for next year's date
1 days
Description:
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for 6th through 12th grade young women to learn about career opportunities in math and science. Science and math careers are fun, exciting, and rewarding and so is EYH! Conference participants conduct lab experiments, wire high-tech phone systems, examine microscopic creatures, and design their own computer software. Each girl attends three hands-on workshops during the all-day conference. During the day, the girls participate in a Problems and Puzzles Contest. Contest winners recieve A Day With a Scientist.

Expanding Your Horizons has been held at Skyline College annually since 1980, with more than 28,000 young women attending. The Expanding Your Horizons Planning committee are volunteers who work in science- and math-related fields.

Expanding Your Horizons at Skyline College has received National and State recognition. Math and science were chosen as a conference focus to help break down sex-stereotyping regarding the success of females in traditionally male-dominated careers and to provide role models and encouragement for the young women attending EYH.

(Text is taken or adapted from official program website)

Fee waivers are available.
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Check official program website
Target Group:
6th through 12th grade young women
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:06 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!