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Tea & Tech: Girls’ STEM Day

Saturday10/219:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tea & Tech: Girls’ STEM Day connects girls grades 3-8 with female STEM mentors to inspire and educate the next generation of female professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Planned in conjunction with both Ada Lovelace Day and the Wisconsin Science Festival, we offer a diverse selection of hands-on STEM activities at the Mead Public Library. This event is created in partnership with Above & Beyond Children’s Museum, MilliporeSigma, Red Raider Robotics and Terra Sol Gardens.

Featuring Dr. Leslie Holland as our Keynote Presenter!

Check-in and Welcome

9:15am-10:30am | STEM Workshops

☼ Curiosity Labs | MilliporeSigma
Combine education with fun while conducting science experiments with MilliporeSigma.

☼Digging Into the World: Exploring the Secrets Beneath Our Feet with Terra Sol Gardens
Soils are a foundation to life. We will uncover soil secrets by exploring different soils.

☼Magnificent Mineral Discovery with Above & Beyond Children’s Museum
Explore some of nature’s magnificent minerals through a hands-on sifting activity. Participants will get to discover and learn about a variety of gemstones, minerals, and identify them like real geologists!

☼Robotics and Coding| Red Raider Robotics
Build Spike essential lego kits and program these bots to do simple movements. Test drive the Red Raider Robotics’ Babybot!

Keynote: Dr. Leslie Holland
Who do you call when your plants are sick? A plant doctor of course!
Hear from Dr. Leslie Holland, a fruit crop pathologist and assistant professor at UW-Madison share her path to becoming a plant doctor and how she uses science to help manage plant diseases.

Tea & Tech Talk Mingle
Students and mentors will mingle and talk shop over tea and sweet treats.

Parting Words and Homeward Bound

Event Type:
Citizen Science, Hands-On, Talks
Target Age/Grade:
Middle School and Up


Mead Public Library
710 N. 8th St.
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States


Mead Public Library

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