About 90 girls and nonbinary students will extract DNA from wheatgrass, meet women in the STEM field and make their own bouncy ball at a three-hour online science conference 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.
Monroe County Community School Corporation organized the event, called GEMS, which stands for Girls in Engineering, Math and Science. The conference is split into two parts: one expo and 12 breakout sessions. This is the fourth year of the event.
All of the links and information for the event were compiled into a page on Canvas, which is the website MCCSC kids use to complete their class assignments. Registration is closed for GEMS.
For the expo, the 4-6 graders will have 30 minutes to click through a Google Slides presentation, which will be linked on the…