The purpose is to encourage girls in STEM and hands-on making. There will be a tour, demonstrations, and a project that the girls can take home. Allow at least two hours for this event.
NOTE: PLEASE only signup if you are SURE you will/can attend. Good relations with community businesses is vital to Nova Labs and we want to set a good example for our kids.
A few more details:
1. Ages 8-12 (Very strict HD rule please, no exceptions).
2. Girls only tools orientation/build session.
3. Arrive at N. Reston Home Depot at 8:45am. Event ends approx. 11.
4. Parent drop off only. Only RSVP for the # of students. There will be chaperones as well as Home Depot staffers.
5. RSVP the # of girls, do not include parents since this is a drop-off event per request of Home Depot.
Sponsor: GEMS/Girl Makers of Nova Labs, Elizabeth Vandenberg, The GEMS Club, Outreach Director, http://gemsclub.org/