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GEM Workshops
GEM Workshops

Sat, Oct 05


Emerald Coast Science Center

GEM Workshops

Every 1st Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Girls Engaged in Making (GEM) Workshops give girls ages 8-15 a chance to experience hands-on STEM activities.

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Time & Location

Oct 05, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Emerald Coast Science Center, 31 Memorial Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, USA

About The Event

We're hosting our Girls Engaged in Making (GEM) workshops for girls in ages 8-15. Studies have shown that most girls lose interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by age 15. Our GEM Workshops are aimed at providing girls with hands-on activities and experiences to keep them involved in STEM. GEM is fun, engaging, educational, and shows the numerous ways STEM topics can be pursued.

First Saturdays of Each Month*

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm


$20 Members/$25 Non-Members​

*Pre-registration is required so that there are enough materials for everyone.

Please fill out our registrations form here and either email it to or bring it with you to the workshop.

Upcoming Workshops 2019-2020

This year's GEM Workshops study various women in science with hands-on activities at every session that showcase each scientist's contributions to the world.

September 7

Mary Anning- Fossils and Bones

October 5

Ada Lovelace- Turing Tumbler (How Computers Work)

November 2

Lisa Meitner- Carbon Dating

December 7

Alice Ball- Celebrate Chemistry

January 4

Sally Ride and Mae Jamison- Space Rocketry

February 1

Vera Rubin- Astronomy (Creating a Solar Necklace)

March 7

Maria Sibylla Merian- Naturalism & Etymology (Bugs in Forensics)

April 4

Nettie Stevens- Genetics

May 2

Rachel Carson- Environmental Science

​​*Workshop themes are subject to change depending on guest speakers. Stay tuned to this page for updates.


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