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Girls in Science registration

Girls in Science gears up for annual event on Oct. 22

Contact: Heather Chandler | Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center
541-962-3423 | hchandler@eou.edu
2010 Girls in Science

Photo by Andrew Murray / Karen Antell, EOU professor of biology, assists a student during last year's Girls in Science event.

September 8, 2011
La Grande, Ore. – Girls in Science registration is open to students in grades six through eight from Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Hood River, northern Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco and Wheeler counties.

Participants will spend a day investigating and solving the mystery of “Death by too much of a good thing?”

The event takes place Saturday, Oct. 22 on the EOU campus.

EOU, Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center, Soroptimist of La Grande and the American Chemical Society (Richland Chapter) are partnering to present the annual program.

Faculty, staff and student volunteers play an integral role in organizing activities that include elements of chemistry, biology, anthropology, mathematics and computer science.

To participate in Girls in Science, registration must be received by Friday, Sept. 30. The event is limited to 100 registrants and participant slots are typically filled prior to the deadline.

The cost to attend is $5 and the fee must be included with the complete registration.

To read more about this educational opportunity, visit NEOAHEC online at www.eou.edu/neoahec/GirlsInScience.html and download the application. Forms are available in English and Spanish.

For questions contact Brenna Dunlap, NEOAHEC education coordinator, at 541-962-3801 or e-mail bhines@eou.edu.