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Invent It. Build It. 2013

Society of Women Engineers

Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Baltimore, MD

Invent It. Build It. 2013

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
GIRLS GRADE 6-8 Ticket (Includes Exclusive EXPO Hours)
Ticket limited to girls in grades 6-8. Exclusive access to the Invent It. Build It. EXPO (9 -10:30am), t-shirt, lunch, give-aways, and raffel ticket. With this ticket you DO NOT need a GENERAL PUBLIC EXPO Ticket.
Ended $7.00 $0.00
PARENT/EDUCATOR Ticket (Includes Exclusive EXPO Hours)
Ticket limited to parents and educators. Exclusive access to the Invent It. Build It. EXPO (9 -10:30am), t-shirt and lunch. With this ticket you DO NOT need a GENERAL PUBLIC EXPO Ticket.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
GENERAL PUBLIC EXPO Ticket (EXPO Access 11am - 3pm)
Ticket available for girls, boys and adults of all ages. This ticket is good for entry into the Invent It. Build It. EXPO during public hours (11am – 3pm) only. If you already have a GIRLS GRADE 6-8 Ticket, or a PARENT EDUCATOR Ticket, you DO NOT need a GENERAL PUBLIC EXPO Ticket.
Ended $0.00 $0.00

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Event Details

 

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Girl Scouts, WGBH's Design Squad Nation, and the ExxonMobil Foundation have teamed up for the 4th annual Invent It. Build It. event. Our theme this year is Make connections. Make history.

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The main event at Invent It. Build It. is a hands-on, engineering experience for girls in grades 6-8. The girls will...

  • Work with SWE members from around the world on hands-on engineering activities
  • Meet real engineers and learn what they do
  • Make new friends
  • Explore the Invent It. Build It. EXPO during exclusive hours
  • Get an Invent It. Build It. t-shirt, bag and lots of other goodies
  • Be eligible to win raffle prizes
  • Have lunch with the SWE engineers (lunch provided)

In addition to the main event for girls in grades 6-8, Invent It. Build It. offers two parallel programs:

  1. Parent/Educator Program (PEP)
  2. Invent It. Build It. EXPO

PEP: parents and educators will... 

  • Learn about engineering careers, scholarships, college admission and resources
  • Network with SWE members as well as other parents and educators
  • Participate in a panel discussion with select SWE members and outreach experts
  • Complete a hands-on activity and learn best practices for doing engineering with girls
  • Explore the Invent It. Build It. EXPO during exclusive hours
  • Have lunch with the SWE engineers (lunch provided)
  • Get an Invent It. Build It. t-shirt 

PLEASE NOTE: The parent/ educator program is separate from the main event for girls in grades 6-8.  Parents/educators will only be permitted to work with the students during Exclusive EXPO hours, at other designated times or if a child has special needs.

EXPO: Learn about engineering clubs, camps, after-school programs, competitions from a wide variety of exhibitors.

The Invent It. Build It. Expo has two tracks:

Track 1: Exclusive EXPO Hours (9am - 10:30am) open only to those with a GIRLS IN GRADES 6-8 Ticket or a PEP Ticket. PLEASE NOTE: If you have one of these tickets you DO NOT need a GENERAL PUBLIC Ticket.

Track 2: General Public EXPO Hours (11am - 3pm) open to girls, boys and adults of all ages.  You must have a GENERAL PUBLIC Ticket to attend.

Registration for girls (grades 6-8), PEP and the general public attending the EXPO is required due to limited space. 

Tickets for girls (grades 6-8) are $7 each (non-refundable).  PEP participants and the general public may attend at no cost.

 Lunch, an Invent It. Build It. t-shirt, prizes and other goodies are included for paid girls (grades 6-8),  and PEP participants only.

Interested in exhibiting at the Invent It. Build It. EXPO?  Apply at www.surveymonkey.com/s/inventexpo

 

Have questions about Invent It. Build It. 2013? Contact Society of Women Engineers

When & Where



Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.

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