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May 30 @ 12:00 AM

STEM+ Academy 2019

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    May 30 - July 25

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    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Play Like a Girl’s STEM+ Academy is a one-of-a-kind STEM field trip program specially designed for 8th and 9th grade girls residing in Nashville, Murfreesboro and surrounding areas. STEM+ Academy exposes students to positive female role models in a variety of STEM fields; engages them in hand-on STEM activities; and, offers confidence-building opportunities that help girls to develop leadership skills for the workplace.

Register here! FREE and open to the public. Meals and refreshments included. Parents are invited to attend the Tesla event. All others are drop-in events; pick-up time is 15 minutes prior to end time. A signed Consent & Waiver Form must be submitted for each student.

Registered but had a change of plans? Please be sure to login and cancel your registration at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled trip. To volunteer, please contact [email protected].

Summer 2019 Series:

May 30 | Sustainable Energy – Tesla
Thursday, May 30, 6-7:30 PM
Tesla, 1641 Westgate Circle, Brentwood
Students will:

  • Tour the Tesla facility and test drive an electric car
  • Hear from female STEM professionals at Tesla
  • Learn about physics and engineering concepts
  • Build a balloon-powered car to take home

June 6 | Robotics – Bridgestone Tires
Thursday, June 6, 10 AM-1 PM
Bridgestone Tires, 1201 Bridgestone Parkway, La Vergne
Students will:

  • Tour the Bridgestone Tire Plant
  • Meet female STEM professionals at Bridgestone Americas
  • Learn about the use of robotics in the tire industry
  • Build their own motorized tin can robot

June 14 | Science of Baseball – First Tennessee Park
Friday, June 14, 10 AM-1 PM
First Tennessee Park, 19 Jr Gilliam Way, Nashville
Students will:

  • Go behind the scenes at First Tennessee Park
  • Be inspired by female STEM professionals in baseball
  • Get hands-on experience in technology, nutrition and more
  • Improve their game in an on-field skills clinic with the pros
  • Enjoy a free Sounds game and fireworks (7:15 PM)
  • Compete to win a trip to Silicon Valley (CA) for all-girls STEM Hackathon (July 17-19)!

June 28 | Emergency Medicine – TriStar Skyline Medical Center
Friday, June 28, 10 AM-1 PM
TriStar Skyline Medical Center, 3441 Dickerson Pike, Nashville
Students will:

  • Tour a Level II Trauma Center
  • Be inspired by female leaders in medicine
  • Learn about exciting careers in trauma and emergency medicine
  • Get hands-on training in a life-saving blood emergency protocol, Stop the Bleed

July 25 | Physics of Ice Hockey – Ford Ice Center
Thursday, July 25, 3-5 PM
Ford Ice Center, 5264 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN
Students will:

  • Be inspired by leading woen in hockey
  • Learn about friction, momentum and the law of equal and opposite reactions
  • Get a free on-ice skating lesson with the Predators Kids on Ice program


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