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					 Registration Form                                                                      Directions
              GEMS Conference                                              UW-Sheboygan—One University Drive
                                                                            S h e b o y g a n , W I 5 3 0 8 1 (920) 459– 6684
                   Grades 6,7& 8
                                                                       • From I-43 take exit 126 onto WI 23 E toward
 Send this completed form with a check                                   Sheboygan
 or money order for $10.00 payable to:
                                                                       • Take ramp toward Taylor Drive.
           Northeastern WI AHEC

                                                                                                                                                       G irls
                 925 South 15th Street                                 • Turn right on N. Taylor Drive.
                 M a n i t o wo c , W I 5 4 2 2 0                      • From Taylor Drive - turn right onto University Dr. - follow
  R e g i s t r a t i o n s d u e b y: F e b r u a r y 2 1 , 2 0 0 8     University Dr. to the “T” intersection

                                                                       • Turn left at the “T” intersection and go to the Brotz
                                                                                                                                                       E ngineering
                Limited enrollment
           Early registration is advised                                 Science Building (building with large stairway in front)
 Name:                                                                 • Registration will be in the front lobby of the Brotz


                                                                                                                                                       M ath
                                                                         Science B u i l d i n g . ( B u i l d i n g 6 o n C a m p u s M a p )
 Address:




                                                                                                                                                       S cience
 Phone:

 Email:

 School:                                           Grade:



      I need financial assistance to attend.                                                                                                                  Saturday
You will attend 3 workshops.                                                                                                                                March 8, 2008
List your top 4 choices in order of preference:
                                                                                                                                                          at UW-Sheboygan
     1.              2.             3.              4.
                                                                                                                                                              8:30am - 2:00pm
          (Session choices are not guaranteed.)                                               History
                                                                            GEMS encourages middle school girls to pursue
Signature of parent/guardian:
I give permission for my daughter to attend the GEMS
                                                                       engineering, math and science as career options.                          In
                                                                                                                                                              Sponsors
                                                                       elementary school, girls and boys tend to perform equally
conference and the above selected workshops.                                                                                                          • Girl Scouts of Manitou Council
                                                                       well in math and science. However, studies have shown
                                                                       that during middle school, many girls become intimidated                       • Milwaukee School of Engineering
                                                                       and back away from taking math and science classes due                         • Northeastern WI Area Health
I give permission for my daughter’s photograph to be                   to social pressures. This day-long conference provides                           Education Center
taken for purposes of publicizing future GEMS
conferences.                                                           opportunities to develop academic and creative potential                       • UW-Sheboygan
                                                                       while interacting with other girls with similar interests and
                                                                       aspirations.
         Information
      Girls Engineering Math Science

                                                                                  G irls E ngineering M ath S cience
                Conference
              Grades 6, 7 & 8
           Saturday, March 8, 2008                                                                        Saturday, March 8, 2008
            8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Brotz Science Building, UW-Sheboygan                                                     Workshop Topics
             Registration Fee: $10                          Hands-on workshops will be presented three times throughout the day. You will attend 3 workshops.
   (Includes registration, materials & lunch)                   However, please select 4 workshops in order of preference to allow for session availability.
    Registration is limited to the first 100 girls.
          Early registration is advised.               1. Safety First! Part of maintaining personal            6. Flying Machines. Do you know how birds and
Please select 4 workshops and indicate your               health & wellness is to be prepared in an                airplanes fly? Participants will have the
choices on the registration form. We will do our          emergency. You will have the opportunity to              opportunity to design, construct and test a
best to honor your selections.                            practice emergency techniques with CPR, AED              flying machine of their own.
For more information about the program or                 and bandaging tools.
registration, contact an event coordinator:                                                                     7. In Perfect Balance! Did you know that when
                                                       2. What Lurks Beneath? Work behind the                      your spine is not working correctly the nerves in
   Jill Niemczyk - Northeastern WI AHEC                   scenes with a clinical laboratory specialist on          your body are affected? Learn about your
         • Phone: (920) 652-0238                          being a disease detective. Run tests and view            spinal anatomy and the nervous system as it
         • Email: jilln@newahec.org                       slides using a microscope.                               relates to your overall health and balance.
   Bobbi Jo Johnson - UW-Sheboygan                     3. Color by Numbers! Is red still red when the           8. What is your DNA Alias? DNA is the
      • Phone: (920) 459-6684                             lights go out? Join engineers to investigate             information that determines the color of your
      • Email: bobbijo.johnson@uwc.edu                    these perplexing color questions. Test your              hair or eyes, determines how tall you are, the
                                                          color acuity and learn the basics of color               length of your fingers. Make a DNA necklace
                                                          science.                                                 that is as individual as you are.
                 Agenda                                4. Learning About Yourself and Others. What              9. Detecting Diabetes. Someone you know may
    8:30 - 9:00 am         Registration                   makes people tick? Learn and understand                  have diabetes without you even knowing it.
    9:00 - 9:10 am         Opening Remarks                nursing skills and equipment needed to care for          You will learn about diabetes, how people are
    9:10 - 10:10 am        Session #1                     patients.                                                diagnosed and what you can do to stay healthy.
  10:10 - 10:15 am         Break                       5. The Great Outdoors! Explore the exciting              10. Fly Me To The Moon! Introduce yourself to
  10:15 - 11:15 pm         Session #2                     fields of wildlife biology, forestry and the great        the dynamic world of aviation. Learn how
  11:15 - 12:00 pm         Lunch                          outdoors. You will test your animal                       math, science and engineering application
  12:00 - 12:35 pm         Student Panel                  identifications skills, animal tracking                   affect the design, building and flight
                                                          techniques and environmental skills.                      characteristics of aircraft. See if you can fly to
  12:40 - 1:40 pm          Session #3
                                                                                                                    the moon.
    1:45 - 2:00 pm         Door prizes & Evaluations
       2:00 pm             Dismissal

				
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