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SciGirls Summit

The SciGirls Summit is a year-long project for middle school girls that inspires science smarts and engineering ingenuity! It's a chance for girls across Southwestern Pennsylvania to try awesome SciGirls experiments and activities, meet mentors in science, participate in an online community, and become Science Ambassadors to their school and friends!


Join us for our FREE watch parties!


Girls in grades 5 to 8, join us for these awesome free events this spring!


Check Out Photos From Our Past Events

February 23, 2013 - Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

March 23, 2013 – Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

April 20, 2013 - Geared4Girls at The Ellis School

August 19, 2013 - Health and Wellness Fair at the Boyd Community Center


Learn more about the SciGirls Summit

Participating SciGirls are starting a SciGirls Club in their schools (we'll provide the materials), hosting three SciGirls TV Season 2 “watch parties” for club members and friends, and participating in a huge year-end science celebration that's “Geared4Girls” - a bike-reengineering challenge and rally. Girls even have an opportunity to showcase their work while collaborating with their fellow SciGirls from across the region and nation through online projects!


WQED’s SciGirls Summit is brought to you by LanXess
with additional support from The Ellis School.

    

About SciGirls

Every girl can be a SciGirl with a groundbreaking, Emmy Award winning TV show and interactive website that will transform the way tween girls look at science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The empowering series has the right formula to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with an engaging combination of actual girls exploring real-world science and math alongside successful female mentors in the field - plus an online destination unlike any other where young viewers can share their own exciting ideas and projects.


SciGirls airs on WQED-TV on Sundays at 10:30am.


Want to learn more about SciGirls TV? Check out the episode descriptions for Season 1 and Season 2! Be sure to visit the SciGirls websites for girls, for teachers, and for parents.

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