On Friday, January 3, 14 hardy girls braved the cold and snow to travel to the Chicago Botanic Garden and learn more about photosynthesis. On the way there, Program Manager Krystal Meisel challenged them to learn—or review—as much about photosynthesis as they could, either from each other, from the chaperones, or by texting or calling […]
The Sisters will be presenting culminating projects that reflect on their experiences this semester in Sisters4Science. Each week the classes hosted a different female scientist and conducted an experiment. We asked the girls to create a final product to reflect on what they learned. The Sisters have prepared dances, raps, power points, experiments and poems!
By Bori We are close to the end of this semester. Chicago is getting its reputation again for the icy windy season and getting dark early in the winter. It’s Monday again, which is not easy for the girls to be awake, especially for the after-school clubs. They have been in school like forever. We’ve […]
By Stephanie Levi, Ph.D. It’s no secret that great staff are essential for STEM program success. Front-line staff are the folks who will be interacting with the youth in your program, the people your participants will remember as they grow up, and the role models your participants will be looking up to as they consider […]