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Teen STEM Conference
November 10 @ 8:30 AM - 1:00 PMFree
Thursday, Nov 10th @ the Spruce Street Community Center
8:30am – 1:00pm for 4th- 9th graders
Workshops on STEM topics and a Career Panel with guest speakers in the field.
8:30 am Check-in
9:00 am Welcome & Keynote
9:30 am- 11:55 am Workshop Sessions
12:00 pm Lunch (Provided by Shake Shack)
(A lunch selection is required.)
12:30 pm Career Exploration Panels
Broken Bones – Explore the field of medicine with a team of doctors while learning about medical preparedness.
Cyber Attack! – What is cybersecurity? Learn how to protect yourself from cyber-attacks and phishing.
Dry Ice Capades – Witness the phenomenon of sublimation, the unique properties of dry ice & the spectacular “smoke” it creates.
Help Us Save the World! Plasma and Fusion Energy – What is the 4th state of matter? Learn about the properties of plasma by exploring fusion energy and plasma physics.
Introduction to Python – Ever wonder what goes into website development? Game creation? Introduction to Python will give you a quick overview of all things Python.
Make Your Own Scented Lotion and Explore the World of Fragrances – Create your own lotion while learning about emulsions and fragrances
Oceans, Weather and Climate – Examine the physics of our Earth’s oceans and atmosphere.
Phytoplankton: Jewels of the Delaware River – Explore the Delaware River and learn how to collect, process, and examine the planktonic community.
Roller Coaster Engineering – Design your own mini roller coaster and participate in a STEM Challenge.
Strawberry DNA – Discover how scientists use DNA research by extracting DNA from a strawberry.
Suspension Bridges – Become a Civil Engineer and challenge yourself to build the strongest suspension bridge