Girls in 3rd to 6th Grades

You can become engineers too!

Discover what engineering is all about while you have fun in five hands-on lab workshops. Each workshop will provide you with opportunities to do fun hands-on experiments related to several different engineering career fields. You will also be able to find out what different types of engineers do and will meet women engineers who will talk about how they became engineers.

  • grade Experience the creativity and innovation of engineering and technology.

  • grade Meet women engineers and technologists and hear first-hand about these exciting careers.

  • grade Participate in 5 hands on projects listed below.

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019

Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm

(Registration check-in starts at 8:30am)


Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy (upper school)
5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne, FL, 32940



Cost: $30.00 Includes workshop, lunch, drinks, snack, T-shirt, all supplies and FUN.

Due to the location and size of our event, we will have 4 different tracks of 5 modules.
Please select the girl's top 2 choices of tracks and we will do our best to accommodate their first choice. Online registrations only need to select one track.
Workshops may be changed or cancelled based on registration or instructor availability.
* A credit/debit card is needed to be able to register online. *

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Registration deadline is February 1st, 2019
Registration will close early when all the slots fill. After that, openings may occur if we have cancellations.
We do not maintain a Wait List.
If openings come up it will be posted on the Education Outreach Facebook page.

Register by mail instructions:
Download and print this registration form.
A parent sign the form and mail it in, post marked no later than Feb. 1st with a check.
Pre-Registration is required no later than Feb 1, 2019.

Can't afford the $30 fee?
Request a need-based fee waiver here.


Cancellation & Refunds: We can only refund money for cancellations made prior to Feb. 1. After that, you may send a substitute provided she has a signed consent form and we are notified by Feb. 1st.
Track 1
Project Title Description
Design a Dessert Find out what a design engineer does as you design and construct a dessert!
Duct Tape Creations Use the ultimate engineer's tool: duct tape! Show off your fashionista skills! You will be able to make wallets, flowers, and other creations so bring your creativity!
Programming Robots Learn about robots and computer programming while you program a LEGO robot and tell it what to do!
(Warning: will not teach you how to tell your sibling what to do)
Bounce Into Polymers Make your own bouncy balls and Goo with everyday materials.
Gum Drop Domes Geodesic domes are used all over the world to house observatories, as well as some futuristic looking homes. How strong can you make a dome out of gum drops?
Track 2
Project Title Description
3D Me: The Future of Manufacturing Body Parts Learn how scanners and 3D printers can turn you into an avatar and build your dream ideas into reality!
Design a Lunar Lander 12 men have walked on the Moon, and engineers made it happen. Do you have what it takes to land your astronaut safely on the Moon?
Tie Dye Forensics Do you have a favorite M&Ms or Skittle candy color? Become a Forensic Scientist to investigate what different dyes are used to color candies.
Minute to Win it Test your skills with our 60 second challenges to master physics - do you have what it takes?
Bucket Tower Learn about civil engineering as you build a tower to carry a heavy bucket. How strong can you make it?
Track 3
Project Title Description
Chocolate Asphalt Learn about road construction and what a civil engineer does while you make chocolate 'asphalt' - a delicious layered dessert!
Angry Test Pilots Build a catapult to see who can launch and hit a variety of angry feathered and piggy targets - a real life version of the mobile app!
Bedroom Alarms Learn about electrical circuits using alarm kits and build your own alarm system all while learning about electrical engineers.
Paper Structures How strong is paper? Can you build a structure out of paper strong enough to carry the weight?
Safe Landing Help your skydiver touch down safely as you design a parachute.
Track 4
Project Title Description
Egg Bungee Jump Can you design and build an egg bungee jump that will keep the egg from breaking?
Bridges Engineers and architects designed the famous Brooklyn Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, London Bridge, and others. Find out about civil engineering as you design and test your own bridge!
Zip Lines Imagine zipping through the trees to get to school! This is your chance to design your own zip line!
Marble Run Like roller coasters? This is your chance to be the mechanical engineer that designs and builds one!
Gears and Spinners Learn about how gears work in a spinner while you make a spinner of your own.

Parents/Guardians are required to escort girls to and from the gym at the beginning and end of the program but are not allowed to accompany girls to the classrooms.
N.B. There is no Parent or Teacher program this year.

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