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Science and Tech Trek Activities

Click on links below to go to activity sections or click on PDF link to print activity guides and worksheets.

Activity 1: Learning and Memory
Girls learn and practice memorization skills and assess how
memorization can be used in their daily lives.

Volunteer Guide (PDF)

Activity 2: Get Perspective!
Girls gain awareness of the importance of observation and the
perspective that science affords.

Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout; (PDF)

Activity 3: Through Your Eyes
Girls are introduced to the basic concepts of product design.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout/Worksheet (PDF)

Activity 4: Daredevil of the Sky
Learn and practice basic design skills through making paper airplanes.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout 1 (PDF); Activity Handout 2 (PDF)

Activity 5A: Backpack Challenge - Part 1
Girls use basic design and engineering skills to design a backpack.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout (PDF)

Activity 5B: Backpack Challenge - Part 2
Girls use basic design and engineering skills to design a backpack.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout/Worksheet (PDF)

Activity 6: Design Gone Wild
Girls explore how technology affects their daily lives.
Volunteer Guide (PDF)

Activity 7: Media Scavenger Hunt
Girls gain awareness of how math skills and concepts apply to their daily lives.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout/Worksheet (PDF)

Activity 8A: Marketplace Math - Part 1
Girls learn basic survey skills.
Volunteer Guide (PDF)

Activity 8B: Marketplace Math - Part 2
Girls learn basic survey skills.
Volunteer Guide (PDF)

Activity 9: Some Like It Hot!
Girls discuss the topic of climate change and experiment with solar energy.
Volunteer Guide (PDF); Activity Handout (PDF)