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GenSTEM Conference

November 28-29 2020

via Zoom!

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A mentorship conference for high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math).


Activities & tours focus on a breadth of STEM fields, including life sciences, kinesiology, engineering & psychology. 

Join us for a day full of interactive tours, experiments, and activities.

Open to all curious minds in grades 9-12! We are inclusive of all gender identities and backgrounds! 

In light of current events, GenStem 2020 will be entirely virtual!

Registration Links Below!

what is genstem?

 

generation stem

GenSTEM 2018 Conference Photos

SCHEDULE

All times in EST
NOV 28
NOV 29

8:00

Opening

Cermonies

9:00

Let's Talk Science

Biology and Chemistry 

9:00

Physics and

Astronomy

12:00

Soapbox Science

Lunch & Learn

12:00

Soapbox Science

Lunch & Learn

1:00

Mathematics Workshop

1:00

Electron Microscopy Tour

4:00

WISE and

STEM Panel

5:00

Closing Ceremonies

 

WORKSHOP OPTIONS

ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Looking Through Telescope

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP

Learn about the history of telescopes and make your own telescope at home!

Online Discussion

SOAPBOX SCIENCE (SAT)

Learn about the research of some fantastic McMaster graduate students! 

ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

TOUR

Virtually visit the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy, located at McMaster University. See the only atom probe in Canada!

BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY WORKSHOP

Join Let's Talk Science in this fun interactive activity! 

Digital Animator

SOAPBOX SCIENCE (SUN)

Learn about the research of some fantastic McMaster graduate students! 

MATH & STATS

WORKSHOP

Learn about stocks, stochastic processes and more in this fun market simulation!

WIN A $20 UBER EATS GIFT CARD!

For every workshop you attend you will be entered into

 a draw to win

one of 2 $20

Uber Eats gift cards!!

INFO & FAQs

PARTNERS

1. Is this conference only for female students, seeing as it's run by the Women in Science & Engineering Initiative?

Absolutely not!  All students in grades 9-12 are welcome to the conference!  Though our organization's mission is to encourage female participation in STEM, GenSTEM is designed for ALL curious minds!

2. How will the program be delivered?

We will be using Zoom, a video conferencing program, to deliver our daily activities. Please sign up using the links above!

3. Do I need to purchase any special equipment?

No! All of our workshops will use common household material, if needed. Descriptions in registration links will note materials to gather, if applicable!

PARTNERS

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