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2019 Girls and STEAM

10:00 am 6:00 pm
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Come check out some cool science happening right here in your community with our STEAM community partners!

The Girls and STEAM Community Showcase is open to the public and will feature eye-popping science shows, table-top demonstrations and opportunities to connect with role models and mentors to explore science careers and the cool science happening right here in our community.

The Community Showcase is open to the public from 10am–6pm,  Nov 2

Girls and STEAM Showcase Exhibitors:

UBC Let’s Talk Science Learn about the physical and biological concepts related to health sciences, technology, and engineering.
Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST) Get to know about the foundation of computers – binary code.
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Take part in an interactive display that showcases BCIT’s different schools related to STEAM.
Science Fair Foundation of BC Participate in inquiry activities that teach you about substance change, reaction, and absorption.
Genome BC Get an understanding of how the DNA code unites and defines us.
SFU – Faculty of Science Learn about how climate change is one of the biggest challenges to humanity today.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC Get to know how engineers work as problem solvers.
UBC School of Biomedical Engineering Get excited about how robotics can improve an amputees’ quality of life.
Odyssey of the Mind (CPSS) Understand the basics of structural principles and engineering.
UBC Centre for Blood Research Build your knowledge on blood and how it’s used in many areas of medicine.
Under the GUI (UTG) Academy Immerse yourself in Virtual Reality technology that allows you to experience outer space exploration.
SFU Aerospace Get to know what it’s like to design and control Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
500 Women Scientists Build your knowledge on the importance of vaccines and getting vaccinated.
Science World Learn about the many programs available for teens at Science World.
Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE) See how buildings are designed to withstand forces like earthquakes.
Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers Get to know how structural engineering requires creativity and critical thinking.
Skybox Labs Interact with stations that show the behind-the-scenes aspect of how a video game is created.
DNEG Explore the tools and tasks a professional FX artist encounters in their career.
Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) Learn about the aerodynamic principles associated with lift.
Advancing Women in Engineering and Technology Experience how robotics is essential in new and emerging STEAM occupations.
Best Buy Build fun and easy electrical circuits with playdough, lights, and batteries.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) TBA

Details

Date: November 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm