After School Blog

05December

After School Week 10

Parent Showcase

Lights, camera, action! It’s show time! The girls are ready to showcase all the lessons they learned this semester to their parents. They set up about 5 activities in different tables along the room and split off into groups. The girls took some time to set up their experiments and summarized what they did including the career it related to and the vocabulary.

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21November

After School Week 9

Girlstart “Pieceing Together Our Dreams” Puzzles

Our afterschool program is coming to a close for the semester, and what better way to
end it than by “Piecing Together Our Dreams?” The girls were requested to share their
dreams through a discussion that asked them what they would want to be famous for
when they grow up. Some stated they wanted to be athletes, actresses, pharmacists, and
doctors among other various things.

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14November

After School Week 8

Weathering of Earth Materials

As we look around our environment, we can often times see how it has changed throughout history. So what causes change on earth? The girls focused on weathering this week through the career of environmental engineering. Their specific task was to analyze erosion in jars through the weathering of mini-wheats.

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11November

After School 'To Go' Weeks 5 and 6

Week 5

--. .. .-. .-.. ... - .- .-. –

Can you guess what the dashes and dots above represent? ……They say Girlstart in Morse Code!
This week Girlstart girls continued to work as electrical engineers and used their knowledge in circuits to
create a telegraph using a buzzer and a switch. Then they used their telegraphs to send and receive
secret messages using the International Morse Code.

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