WISE 2017 - November 11, 2017

WISE is an annual science, technology, engineering and math conference for 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls in the Amarillo area. The girls participate in a series of hands-on workshops led by female presenters in STEM fields.

Conference registration is $15 (non-refundable) per participant, which includes a light breakfast, three sessions, lunch, a t-shirt, and a souvenir bag. Scholarships are available. Registration is limited to the first 200 participants.

Conference Schedule

8:00 a.m. - Breakfast/Registration

8:30 a.m. - Welcome

8:50 a.m. - Session 1

9:45 a.m. - Session 2

10:40 a.m. - Session 3

11:35 a.m. - Lunch

Noon - Group Activity

12:45 p.m. - Closing

1:00 p.m. - Dismissal

Conference Session Examples

Girls attend three action-packed sessions. Examples of previous session titles include:

  • All things Weather
  • Barbie Bungee Jumping
  • Chemistry – Cryogenic Demonstration
  • Flower Press
  • Germ Warfare
  • Hide and Seek, How Hot am I?
  • Mud Batteries
  • Ocean Acidification Lab
  • Ooey Gooey Worms
  • Pediatrician for the Day
  • Pendulum Swing
  • Perfume Chemistry
  • Pharmacy 101
  • Surgical Skills
  • Vision, Photoreceptors, and Neuroretinal Perception