We affection adapted activities anniversary year so that accouchement can try out a broader array of careers and advantageous affairs activities, and to allotment the benefits, and costs, of the programs beyond campus.
Career Exploration for kids ages 8-11! Activities animate confidence, inquisitiveness, and animation through accord in activities that acquaint them to the ample ambit of science-, environmental-, and engineering-based careers fostered at ESF. Affair leaders administer abstracts or facilitate discussions and role-playing. Invited quests acknowledgment questions about what they do on the job, and why they like to do it. Abounding of our acceptance and advisers are additionally alive in the beyond community, and sometimes activities affection this aspect of their lives. Associates of the ESF association serve as escorts amid sessions.
Why daughters and why this age-range? Booty our Daughters to Assignment Day was launched nationally in 1993 by the Ms. Foundation as a acknowledgment to studies by Harvard University, American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Minnesota Women’s Fund, which announce that a girl’s cocky esteem, aplomb in bookish development, and absorption in math, science, and technology (and appropriately their adventitious at a array of approaching jobs) collapse as they beforehand against adolescence. Added studies accept apparent that girls are added acceptable to see themselves as scientists and engineers aback they apperceive these fields to be accordant to their lives. Girls alike accept beneath fabulous role models, as children’s abstract and television (and LEGO minifigure populations, although that is improving) about affection boys in the starring and best added roles (SeeJane.org and fem-inc.com), or the few babe characters are unrealistic or inappropriate role models (miss representation).
By auspicious girls to beforehand an aboriginal absorption in careers that crave algebraic and science, and ultimately, beforehand that absorption as they abound up, we admonition ensure a added diverse, dynamic, and advantageous workforce in the future. Added allegation appearance that children, both girls and boys, accredit gender to a host of professions (Nocek et al 2009), and it is accordingly important for them to coact with changeable role models, and anticipate both women and men in a array of careers . Above astronaut Sally Ride recommends introducing girls to women scientists to “allow them to put a changeable face on these careers.” She additionally stresses the accent of involving parents and preventing the constancy of stereotypes that girls are not acceptable at algebraic or science. The Babe Scouts accept agnate advice
The Ms. Foundation conducted a poll with RoperASW for the 10th Anniversary of Booty our Daughters and Sons to Assignment Day. Allegation appear that the affairs added girls’ absorption in education, afflicted their accommodation to go to academy or able school, and broadened girls’ cerebration about their goals and aspirations with advertence to assignment opportunities.
We animate you to attending for added options for your earlier or adolescent child, or for you to align for them to “shadow” you, a about or ancestors friend.
Why Kids? The affairs was broadcast (on campus, and nationwide) in 2003 to “Daughters and Sons” in acknowledgment to comments by fathers that they, too, appetite antithesis amid assignment and added aspects of their lives, and the ability that for girls to ability their abounding abeyant in the workplace, community, and at home, their approaching coworkers and ally charge be encouraged to do the same. In addition, boys (as able-bodied as girls!) account from absolute changeable role models that adverse media stereotypes that women are either bad at algebraic and science, or that women who adore such assignment are alienated and unfeminine (Bhatt et al. 2012). While we acknowledge the Civic Programs accommodation to account “Daughters and Sons” to accumulate girls specific adorning needs in the forefront, we additionally apprehend that gender (and gender conformation) can be a arduous accountable for some children. Thus, we autonomous for the simple, universally understood, and across-the-board “Take our Kids to Assignment Day.”
When? The Civic “Take our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day” is the fourth Thursday in April, and schools are encouraged to body on the affairs aback kids acknowledgment to consistently appointed classes on Friday. However, ESF’s affairs may be afflicted to a adapted date to abstain bounce break’s connected appointed ancestors vacations, religious holidays or statewide testing, and while we’re accomplishing that, we’ll aim for a date aback our chic spaces aren’t in use by the academy kids. Antecedent iterations of the Civic affairs armpit beat alternating affairs dates, but their attitude has airy to acquiesce bounded hosts to baddest alone dates (2013).
What about missing school? Academy districts may not admit this as an absolved absence. The Absolved Absence Request Analysis explains the ESF program, and should facilitate your admonition with your child’s abecedary and/or arch about our expectations for the day, and for them to acquaint with you about assignment they ability absence and the agency to accomplish it up.
What is the affairs format? The affairs is set up abundant like a academy day. Afterwards you assurance your adolescent into “homeroom”, your adolescent will be in “classes” until you (or addition you designate) assurance them out–we alike accept a special, about a”PE” basal featuring either advantageous work-life or a action skill. There are few differences, of course: we accept a added focus on science than the boilerplate average academy and accomplish use of alive laboratories; kids are escorted amid all activities; and abounding parents accompany their kids in our “lunchroom.” Although “homework” is voluntary, it is abundant appreciated, as we booty kids and parents comments actively in developing abutting year’s program. Your evaluations board admired acknowledgment to the affair leaders, too, so that they can abide to beforehand their beat efforts–and autograph them is abundant convenance for our kids, too.
Is there a fee? No. However, if you can admonition out by alms an activity, altruistic materials, Guiding Groups amid (and during) sessions; or abetment affair leaders or planners that day or in alertness thereof, we acceptable your support.
Kids Day or Girls’ Summit for my babe that’s old abundant for the latter? Both! Anniversary affairs is congenital about a alternation of structured, hands-on workshops–and while there may a affair or two in accepted amid the two schedules, the featured fields are abundantly different.
Sounds great, but I don’t accept kids (in that age ambit or otherwise). We actively use “Our” kids rather than “your” kids, because we board all the accouchement in our lives. So accept nieces and nephews, grandchildren, neighbors, mentees, and friends, and/or beforehand to facilitate an activity, escort kids to and from sessions, or to abetment a affair leader.
What abroad do I charge to apperceive ? Space is limited, and allotment is required. Allotment forms are accessible about one ages above-mentioned to the program.
It takes a lot of allocation to accomplish abiding anybody gets area they charge to be. The allotment analysis asks aback during the day you can be accessible to help. This is not appropriate for your child’s participation, but is absolutely accepted by the organizers, and a adequately humble way for you to analysis in on your adolescent during the day.
For questions about allowance as allotment of your Account Acquirements Track, acquaintance your affairs coordinator..
Lunch is provided. Our approved agenda is make-your-own sandwich or salad, chips, fruit, veggies and juice. For questions about food, or any added questions, contact: Heather Engelman ([email protected]).
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We affection adapted activities anniversary year so that accouchement can try out a broader array of careers and advantageous affairs activities, and to allotment the benefits, and costs, of the programs beyond campus.
2022 TBD. Agenda that we don’t board the akin of detail beneath until afterwards the event. Abundant of science and engineering is the analytic process, and if we accord you all the answers now, it deprives the kids of some of that excitement. Parents will accept the abounding schedule, so that they can analysis up on their kids throughout the day.
2021 #BoldlyMovingForward2021. Kids Day remained remote, with the new Booty our Kids to Assignment Day playlist, featuring a Kitchen Crafting Polymer assignment (Maura Stefl, OELO); The Science of Chromatography (Sarita Perez, 2nd yr Biotechnology major); Wetlands, Closer than You Anticipate (Dr. Sharon Moran, Ecology Studies), an Addition to Landscape Architecture (3 allotment series, by Ashley Crespo, Mary Martin, Hannah Noll, Matthew Romano, Elena Juodisius); and DIY Deodorants and DIY Body Butter (Sue Fassler, Sustainable Facilities Manager). As added videos are added, we will allotment https://www.facebook.com/ESFKidsDay/
2019 Workforce Development for all. Kids congenital terrariums with Linda McGuigan, Allison Oakes and Hannah Pilkey, who assignment on the Chestnut Project. They explored a few actinic reactions on agenda above-mentioned to activating self-inflating balloons with Chemistry’s Kate Bailie. They developed storyboards with Sarah Grabman of the new Digital Storytelling Studio. Teams, anniversary accustomed the aforementioned abstracts and accomplished by a affiliate of either Engineering for a Sustainable Society or Engineers afterwards Borders, competed to best finer abolish particulates through Baptize Filtration (staff abutment provided by Karen Karker, Instructional Abutment Specialist, Ecology Assets Engineering). Following a quick assignment on bird analysis and habit, EFB alum acceptance Laine McCall and Ravyn Neville took advantage of the admirable afternoon and beforehand a Bird Walk beyond campus and into Oakwood Cemetary. Because action is added than work, we additionally featured an art affair this year! Kids upcycled abstracts that Maura Stefl, Office of Experiential Acquirements and Outreach,waylaid from the wastestreams from campus (curtains and cardboard), homes (fence posts), and a baby business (mitten scraps) into a delicious plantscape. Air-conditioned lessons: art flowers don’t charge to attending like any that abide in absolute life! Booty afflatus from the colors and textures of the materials, and add dimension. (Thank you: Mark Poupore for acid fenceposts to size; Lauren Gibbs, Laura Crandall, Julie Fishman, Brad Fierke, for their admonition with cement guns.) The day assured with Heather Engelman, Backwoods and Accustomed Ability Management and We All Charge Trees, a accelerated assay of a cardinal of domiciliary articles and foods that accomplish use of timberline articles for strength, flavor, and texture, and some ties to ESF’s programs of study. We additionally thank: Group Guides Brad Fierke, Julie Fishman, Laura Crandall, Amy McGuigan, Malika Carter, Jackie Whitehead, Lenny Leonard, and Linda McGuigan, with the abetment of Philippe Vidon, Erin Tochelli, Katherina Searing and Sarah Houck. Cafeteria team: Mark Bremer, Linda McGuigan, Katherina Searing, Andy Marshall, Josh Arnold, Kathy Lang, Lena Randall. Photographers: Heather Engelman and Julie Fishman; the abounding offices that contributed actuality for kids to backpack out activities: ALUMNI RELATIONS and the ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, pencils and magnets; Communications, sunglasses; SU BOOKSTORE, pencils; PROVOST’s OFFICE and ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, lunch, snacks, blush printing, notebooks, some of the terrarium supplies; CHESTNUT PROJECT, plants, potting media, distilled water, and added apparatus for the terrariums; PHYSICAL PLANT and MORRISVILLE AUXILLIARY SERVICES, set & apple-pie up; COPY CENTER, B/W printing. We additionally acknowledge Tom LeRoy, Janice O’Mara, and the Office of Research Programs for their abetment with affairs acquiescence with SUNY’s Adolescent Aegis Policy.
2018-25th Anniversary! Account Force, Agents of Absolute Change. Plant History – Megan O’Keefe, Backwoods and Accustomed Assets Management; Wind Turbines– Maura Stefl and Brittany Wong, Experiential Acquirements and Outreach; Yoga– Mary Hagemann; Abundant Lakes Aliment Web– Stacy Furgal, Ecology and Backwoods Biology; Stormwater Infrastructure– Ecology Ability Engineering Club (ERE Club) & NY Baptize Environment Association (NYWEA); Designing a Park– Prof. Maren King, Savy Kep, Shaghayegh Shahhosseini,Olivia Pinner, Remi Lynch, Maggie Pasanen, Landscape Architecture & the Center for Association Architecture Research and Analyzing Human-Wildlife Conflict– Dr. Andrea Parker, Ecology Studies. See photos here. We additionally thank: bedrock brilliant chaperones: Brad Fierke,Vizma Leimanis,Makayla Thornton,Kanika Jakhmola,Steven Grunwald, andHollis Harrington; Prep team: Heather Engelman andNichole Angell; Cafeteria team: Kanika Jakhmola, Dawn Jewell, Caroline Bailey, Linda McGuigan andJosh Arnold; photographers: Heather Engelman and Paul Otteson; the abounding offices that contributed actuality for kids to backpack out activities: ALUMNI RELATIONS and the ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, pencils and magnets; SU BOOKSTORE, mugs; COMMUNICATIONS, cord backpacks; OPEN ACADEMY, addle pens; PROVOST’s OFFICE and ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, lunch, snacks, blush printing, potting media; GREENHOUSE, pots and space; CHESTNUT PROJECT, seed; PHYSICAL PLANT and MORRISVILLE AUXILLIARY SERVICES, set & apple-pie up; COPY CENTER, B/W printing. Consistent with the 2018 civic affairs theme, anniversary of these individuals, organizations and offices are, indeed, agents of absolute change.
2017: In Chemistry, kids fabricated “Fluffy Slime” with Ms. Joy Logan, Chemistry. They modeled and activated Watersheds with Ms Molly Welsh, Alum Affairs in Env Science & Ms Meghan Mussehl, Env Ability Engineering, visualizing how landforms and frondescence adapt baptize flow, and what that baptize picks up in transit. Open Duke Theater’s Mr. Peter Fekete helped kids anticipate quick and through Improv games. Afterwards award out how plants can be acclimated to draw contaminants from clay through a action alleged phytoremediation,kids abridged up pansies or tomatoes, and toured the Greenhouses during the Wonders of Plants with Dr Lee Newman, Env & For Bio. For STEM & Accurate Method, Dr Gary Scott, Agenda & Bioprocess Eng, affianced participants in a alternation of abbreviate abstracts to analysis their predictions, and altercate why or why not, fabricated adjustments, and connected on. By accommodating in this accepted process, they saw how “failure” is additionally a acquirements opportunity–often added absorbing than aback aggregate artlessly avalanche into place! In Accustomed Building: Getting Muddy, Ms Sasha Batorsky, MS apprentice belief Sustainable Constrction in the Administration of Backwoods & Accustomed Assets Management, had kids accomplish “cob” (still acclimated today, in a action actual agnate to that approved in The Ten Commandments), a bean wall, and acclimated “The Agitate Test” to abstracted clay by its components. Dr. Jaime Mirowsky discussed and approved Air Abuse & Bloom Effects through an asthma simulation, and barometer aerial particulates. Photos Here. Appropriate acknowledgment to: Presenters (and their Supervisors, Administration chairs or advisors) and our Volunteers. ALUMNI RELATIONS and the ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, magnets and pins; COMMUNICATIONS, pencils and tattoos; PROVOST’s OFFICE and ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, lunch, accoutrements and blush printing; PHYSICAL PLANT and TRAILHEAD CAFE (MORRISVILLE AUXILLIARY SERVICES), set & apple-pie up; COPY CENTER, B/W printing.
2016: Sparking AHA! Moments. Kids spent some time with Dr. Whitney Lash Marshall, US Society for Ecology Econonoics and Visiting Adviser in Ecology Studies, Cerebration in Systems: Connecting the Environment and the Economy by diagramming the accomplish complex in accepting the capacity in article they would eat that day (our amateur ecology economists called strawberries, meat, a amber shake, and a donut). They extracted DNA from strawberries with Ms Linda McGuigan, of the Chestnut Lab. In Agenda Authoritative and Testing, anniversary actor fabricated a area of recycled agenda (to their aesthetic specifications) and acclimated readily available, added connected architecture paper, newsprint, and agenda cups to analysis agenda strength—these were beneath the administration of Mr. Burry and the PBE Club and account track; some kids additionally visited the agenda apparatus to altercate ascent up their accomplishment with Dr. Biljana Bujanovic. In Getting Ento Something, kids calm and articular insects with entomology acceptance Giuseppe Tumminello, Levi O’Brien, and Brandon Halstein. Eggs-ceptional Engineering featured a archetypal egg bead with the Ecology Engineering Club. Participants additionally formed on their hand-eye-torso allocation by Hula Hooping with Vanessa Vortex (more frequently accepted on campus by her accepted role as a GPES MS candidate). We assured the academic affairs with a Liquid Nitrogen Demonstration, area Dr. Kelley Donaghy, Chemistry, and her account clue acceptance discussed safe handling, and aerated accepted chrism and boilerplate into a best auspicious end to the day.
For the aboriginal time in a connected while, our affairs coincided with some age-appropriate Earth Week festivities, acceptance some kids to additionally appointment “Talons! Birds of Prey Experience”, “Upcycled, Recycled, Refashioned Denim Crafts” or “Tie Dyeing.”
Special acknowledgment to: Presenters (and their Supervisors, Administration chairs or advisors), Account Acquirements Clue Acceptance (and their advisors), and all our Volunteers (especially Brand Fierke and Jordan Shindler, who helped all day). ALUMNI RELATIONS and the ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, magnets; COMMUNICATIONS, pencils and tattoos; MOON LIBRARY, pencils and cloths; AN ANONYMOUS OFFICE and SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE, pens; PROVOST’s OFFICE and ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, lunch, drawstring accoutrements and blush printing; PHYSICAL PLANT and MORRISVILLE AUXILLIARY SERVICES, set & apple-pie up; COPY CENTER, B/W printing.
2015: #MPOWR. Kids looked for the Invisible in Baptize with Analytic and Technical Casework Deb Driscoll; searched Oakwood for insects with Entomology (EFB) MS Applicant Wendy Leunberger; App Architecture with bounded Microsoft Association Development Specialists Jackie Al-Nwiran and Maya McCallum, and talked with Admonition Studies PhD applicant (and GPES grad, 2007) Janet Marsden, about Smart Cities–jumping off from the amenities The Jetson’s accepted the approaching to bring. They abstruse to analysis annoy burden and to Fix-a-Flat annoy with Mello Velo’s Sara and Steve Morris. They assured the day with The Music Society’s Ecotones (among some added acts) who aggregate what they do for fun (quality time with accompany is allotment of a advantageous work-life balance, afterwards all!) but additionally aggregate all the adapted foci that brought them to ESF in the aboriginal place. Amid the countless of able changeable role models, this year’s affair additionally featured some unstated ancestors models: Sara and Steve co-manage their shop, bistro and their home–and will acceptable their aboriginal adolescent in a few abbreviate months, and our beforehand chaperones off-ramped and are calm dads.
Acknowledgements: We acknowledge all our presenters for their time, action and supplies! Superdads Paul Baltzersen and Brad Fierke helped all day; and the ESF Account Clue acceptance and associates of the Apprentice Ecology Apprenticeship Coalition pitched in about their chic schedules. ESF Kids2Work LOGO by RINNAN WHITFORD. ALUMNI RELATIONS/ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, bolt arcade bags; OUTREACH, pens. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE, pencils; COMMUNICATIONS pencils, bonanza stickers and Oakie tattoos. CENTENNIAL HALL baptize bottles and frisbees. COPY CENTER provided book services. Lunch, snacks, and authoritative blank were provided by the ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, with the abetment of the PROVOST and MORRISVILLE AUXILIARY SERVICES. PHYSICAL PLANT set up spaces in Gateway and Marshall Hall–with actual little turnaround time amid added contest in both spaces.
2014: Plant a Seed, Abound a Future. , administration of Chemistry, offered Electrochemistry: application electricity to put coats on metal, in which kids chestnut argent nickel, afflicted the blush of added metals, and investigatDr. Kelley Donaghyed conductive putty. , additionally Administration of Chemistry, helped kids accomplish Borax asinine putty, and approved exothermic and added reactions. Dr. Sharon Moran and Mr. Christian Bucknell, Administration of Ecology Studies, acclimated a Bottle TossMs. Joy Logan! to barrage a altercation of recycling effectiveness. Kids abstruse their way about compasses and maps in Compass 101 with Heather Engelman and Adam Wild, Administration of Backwoods and Accustomed Assets Management. Unfortunately, the poor acclimate kept us indoors. Olivia Donachie, Zach Bellis, Jesse Olsen and Dan Dohman, assorted departments, offered Plant a Berry with SEEC (Student Ecology Apprenticeship Coalition), and additionally helped babysitter added activities and transitions over the beforehand of the day. In Deconstruction, Ms. Devin Hansen and Ms. Nicole Pointeck, Administration of Ecology Studies, aggregate theirprevious backgrounds in electrical engineering. They helped kids anatomize some -to-be salvaged computers to see how they are put together. (Thank you, CNS, for apathetic that aces up!) Termite Trails, with Dr. Melissa Fierke, Administration of Ecology and Backwoods Biology, absolutely alien absolutely a few insects, up abutting and claimed beneath microscopes. Acknowledgements: We additionally thank: the ESF Account Clue Acceptance for their admonition throughout the day. ESF Kids2Work LOGO by RINNAN WHITFORD. ALUMNI RELATIONS/ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, bolt arcade bags; OUTREACH, ESF in the Aerial Academy pens. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE, notebooks; COMMUNICATIONS pencils and Oakie tattoos. CENTENNIAL HALL baptize bags. MOON LIBRARY and VP for ADMINSTRATION, pencils. COPY CENTER provided book services. Lunch, snacks, and authoritative blank were provided by the ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, with the abetment of the PROVOST and MORRISVILLE AUXILIARY SERVICES. PHYSICAL PLANT set up spaces in Gateway and Marshall Hall.
2013: Assignment in Progress. Dr. Diane Kiernan, FNRM and LeMoyne College, alien the abstraction of dendrochronology and kids age-old copse application both cantankerous sections (aka Timberline Cookies) and accession cores. Kids again formed with baptize in both a alive Watershed Hydrology archetypal (Ms. Molly Farrell, EFB and Onondaga Ecology Institute) and in Designing a Bubbler (Dr. Ted Endreny and Mr. Paul Szemkow, ERE). They additionally abstruse about the Allure complex in Liquid Crystal Displays and blotchy agenda (Ms Joy Logan, Chemistry), acclimated I-tree to archetypal their burghal backwoods (Ms. Allison Bodine, USFS). Kids additionally toured the Roosevelt Wildlife Architecture (Mr. Ron Giegerich and Ms. Meredith Perrault, EFB) and entered the Recycled Shelter Contest. For Communications booty on the day, appointment here. Additionally agenda that Dr. Kiernan, Ms Farrell and Ms Bodine are all ESF graduates! Acknowledgements: We additionally thank: the ESF Account Clue Acceptance for their admonition throughout the day. ESF Kids2Work LOGO by RINNAN WHITFORD. ALUMNI RELATIONS/ESF CAMPUS BOOKSTORE, bolt arcade accoutrements and cedar cookies; SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE, notebooks; COMMUNICATIONS pencils, window clings & acting tattoos. CENTENNIAL HALL baptize bottles, lanyards and Frisbees. MOON LIBRARY and VP for ADMINSTRATION, pencils. COPY CENTER provided book services. USFS for Smoky Bear comics, folders, rulers and bookmarks. Lunch, snacks, and authoritative blank were provided by the ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, with the abetment of the PROVOST.
2012: STEM and the Accurate Adjustment (Dr. Gary Scott talked about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Algebraic and the accomplish of the accurate method. Kids fabricated predictions, and abstruse how the US excellent uses agenda science, allure and added to accomplish currency); Termite Trails (Dr. Melissa Fierke alien actinic admonition and kids accomplished termites to chase constructed pheromones); In Managing for copse and wildlife, Ashley Simpson, Eva Hopper, Jeff Kehoe, and Tejal Kuray of the ESF Society of American Foresters/Forestry Club approved ability availability and its appulse on both timberline beforehand and the wildlife that lives in forested habitat. Kids Cash Kit and Caboodle (Thom Dellwo, Cooperative Federal Acclaim Union. Kids accumulated 3 allotment banks to Save, Allotment and Spend money, and developed budgets to affliction for their approaching (fictional) pups.) Landscape Architecture and Blooming Basement (Dr. Margaret Bryant alien the acreage of Landscape Architecture and how ESF’s blooming basement projects abduction rainwater to abate abuse from stormwater runoff into the Onondaga Creek Watershed–in a absolutely admirable ways. Allure (Joy Logan) acclimated readily accessible dyes (Sharpies), solvents (100% isopropyl alcohol) and lots of blast to personalize the 100% affection t-shirts advised by ESF inferior Rinnan Whitford (Before you abrasion your shirt: Wait at atomic 24 hours for the abrading booze to absolutely clear (to accumulate blush from crumbling as much); duke ablution or apparatus ablution (by itself) in algid water; dry in dryer set to average calefaction (shirt may compress a little and blush will achromatize some); Timberline articles and ESF programs (Heather Engelman) Acknowledgements: We abundantly acknowledge Dr. Neil Abrams and Dr. Melissa Fierke for the use of their laboratories, the Departments of Allure and Ecology and Backwoods Analysis for the dyes, solvents, and termites they purchased for this program, Rinnan Whitford for the ESF axial Kids Day logo, and our photographer, Sai Nakama. We additionally acknowledge ALUMNI RELATIONS/CAMPUS BOOKSTORE for bolt arcade accoutrements and Centennial Pens; COMMUNICATIONS for window clings, postcards and pencils; The VP for ADMINISTRATION, pencils; CENTENNIAL HALL, Frisbees and pens. Cafeteria and candy were provided by WEGMANS and the PROVOST. The COPY CENTER provided book services. The ESF WOMEN’S CAUCUS, with the abetment of the PROVOST, provided t-shirts.
2011: Introductionswere facilitated by Janine DeBaise. Aesthetic Wax (using allure to accomplish crayons, befitting bogus pigments, and one actual appropriate artlessly acquired one-Russian soil–suspended in wax, so its communicable to paper. Kelley Donaghey and Joy Logan). Sustainable Architecture (Siting barrio accurately helps accomplish the best use of accustomed ablaze in windows and solar panels. And the aforementioned bend all-important for accession those panels was acclimated in the architecture of anatomic sundials. Paul Crovella). Berry Bombs for Built-in Plant Biodiversity (compared caterpillar populations amid the adapted microclimates of the quad, again headed to the greenhouse to mix potting media and attach built-in berry aural it in ‘seed bombs’ to use in adorning our yards, abandoned lots, or wherever collywobbles would be welcome. Kathy McGrath and Caterhine Landis). EE Round Robin–the kids helped the Ecology Interpretation chic try out their assignment affairs in citizenry dynamics (Oh, Deer–how do they acknowledge to ability scarcity?), mini-herb gardens, and abstruse about beforehand (Beth Folta and class). Backwoods Bloom and Management (what things do foresters and arborists attending for in assessing alone timberline bloom and development? looked at timberline cookies, insect and fungal specimens, and took some measurements, too. Jess Gibson, Jessica Craft, Colin Bartholomew, and Bill Van Gorp). Bike Safety.Tish Jubinville from the Civic Assurance Council aggregate rules for the road, guidelines for able helmet use to ensure best protection, the accent of seeing and actuality apparent by motorists, and alike a computer bold to analysis bike assurance accommodation making. Acknowledgements: We acknowledge Wegmans for accouterment lunches and snacks, the International Society of Arboriculture for acting tattoos, and J.L. Darling for the rite-in-the-rain notebooks, for anniversary participant. Added abutment from the affairs came from the Provost’s Office, Alumni Association/Campus Bookstore, Moon Library, Outreach, Centennial Hall, The Offices of the Vice President for Administration and Communication. We are abundantly beholden of the departments and alone laboratories for the time and food acclimated in the activities.
2010: Introductions were facilitated by Janine DeBaise. The Allure of Art (how does dye work? how do jewelers get those air-conditioned colors of metal? Kelley Donaghy and Julie McGaulley), Tissue Culture: Plants in a Analysis Tube (phosphorescent and cannibal plants, amid others, Linda McGuigan), Engineering in Action: Landfills (how do civilian engineers handle our adulteration stream? what can individuals do to accomplish their jobs easier? Jennifer Smith), Agenda Authoritative (handcrafted paper–with some aerial tech help, Beth Arthur), The Clay on Worms (various plants and animals serve as indicators of backwoods health–conservation biologists use accoutrement and assurance protocols to analysis out one of those species, and acknowledgment it cautiously aback home, Cait Snyder and Stacy McNulty), and African Dancing and Drumming (local artisan Biboti Oukahilo adapted Nifkin Lounge into a anterior ball studio; anybody had a adventitious to try the instruments, as able-bodied as to apprentice one of the dances.) Kids additionally witnessed the Alien Sensing chic attack to barrage a acclimate airship from the Quad. Financial and added abutment for the affairs came from the Provost’s Office, Alumni Association/Campus Bookstore, Moon Library, Outreach, The Office of the Vice President for Administration and The Office of Communication. We additionally acknowledge the departments and alone laboratories for the food acclimated in the activities.
2009: Dean Cynthia Sedgwick accustomed our kids to campus this year. Kids again headed to the allure lab to investigate polymers (as able-bodied as some oxymorons) with “Bouncing liquids, adamantine baptize and ice-less ice cream” (Kelley Donaghy/Julie McGaulley). They additionally arrested out dilant backdrop of “Oobleck” (a abeyance of cornstarch in water). Kids conducted a biodiversity analysis with a biologist (Melissa Fierke), and alternate in a affirmation of “Losing Your Habit.” In “Engineering a Fountain” (Ted Endreny), they empiric the acme of a bubbler as the acceleration of baptize and the bore of bubbler were altered, and again acclimated this admonition in the basal architecture of their own fountains. “Bits, Bytes, and Bugs” approved how bacilli and spyware snatch acclaim agenda information, amusing aegis numbers, and passwords; apathetic a computer down, and alike base pictures of Aunt Sue. Finally, kids abstruse the history of “Morris Dancing,” as able-bodied as the songs and accomplish of two dances with Maria Hosmer-Briggs and others from the Bassett Street Hounds. Financial and added abutment for the affairs came from the Provost’s Office, Alumni Association/Small Stores, Moon Library, The Office of the Vice President for Administration and The Office of Communication. Aback to Top
2008: Introductions were facilitated by Janine DeBaise. Kids visited a botany lab to bear moss (Shana Gross and Brittany Cronk), Beat to altercate “food miles” (Nicole Werner), a allure lab to “extract from the environment” (Kelley Donaghy/Julie McGaulley), a soils lab to get “the clay on dirt” (Ruth Yanai), the quad/greenhouses to actuate “Ladybugs: acquaintance or foe?” (Melissa Fierke and Terry Ettinger) and alternate in a “self-defense/cardio-kickboxing seminar” (Marcia Barber). Financial and added abutment for the affairs came from the Provost’s Office, Alumni Association/Small Stores, Moon Library, The Office of the Vice President for Administration, The Office of Communication, and Computing and Network Services. Food for activities were abode of the Departments of Chemistry, Ecology and Backwoods Biology, and Backwoods and Accustomed Assets Management. Aback to Top
2007-Revolutionizing the Workplace: Janine DeBaise alien the program, and facilitated introductions. This year’s sessions included Apple-pie and Green: Domiciliary Allure (Becky Jarrell), Yoga (Mary Hagemann), Buds and Bugs (an ecotourism backpack with Diane Kuehn), Landscape Architecture (Robin Hoffman), and We all charge copse (can you analyze which accustomed items use copse ingredients? Abounding added than best would expect–Heather Engelman). Who am I? guests represented a copse adulteration specialist (Sue Anagnost), a hydrologist (Laura Lautz) and a ecology autograph adviser (Maria Hosmer-Briggs). Financial and added abutment for the affairs came from the Provost’s Office, Alumni Association/Small Stores, Moon Library, The Office of Communications, and Wegmans. Food for activities were abode of the Faculties of Allure and Landscape Architecture. Aback to Top
2006-Shaping the Future: Janine DeBaise alien the program, and facilitated introductions, allurement anniversary actor to acquaint a little bit about what they like to do, and what they ability like to be aback they abound up. Abate groups again headed off to acquaint in Microbiology (Annette Kretzer), engineering (The apple in maps and images-Lindi Quackenbush), Admonition articulacy (Internet scavenger hunt-Jo Anne Ellis), and Allure (Molecules in motion-a actinic expedition-Julie McGaulley). Who am I? guests represented analytic (Deb Driscoll) and ecology allure (Sarah Fitzpatrick). And because we achievement our kids accept a advantageous work-life balance, they assured the affairs with a cardio-kickboxing/self aegis academy (Marcia Barber, with accurate administration Heather Engelman, Andrea Baird, and Tim Blehar). Financial and added abutment for the affairs came from Admissions, Alumni Association, Computing and Network Services, the Provost’s Office, Moon Library, and News and Publications. Aback to Top
2005-Sharing Power & Responsibility: Raydora Drummer opened the affairs with “A algid wind blows”, a assortment acknowledgment and get-to-know one addition activity. The kids again disconnected into abate groups to investigate allure (Amusing Molecules–Julie McGaulley and States of Matter–Marlene Braun), ecology law and action (Pollution Solutions–Sharon Moran and Thane Joyal), and Landscape Architecture (Playground design–Scott Shannon). Appropriate Who am I? guests Lee MacBeth and Heather LeFever were able in 20-question appearance about what they do in the community. Now that their identities accept been appear by the analytical participants, we can allotment that Lee is the Watershed Coordinator for Skaneateles Lake, and Heather is a beforehand firefighter–she additionally a analysis abecedary at Henninger Aerial School. Aback to Top
2004- Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Realiy: Acclimatizing Venus Fly Traps (Linda Polin), Papermaking (Senior PSE students), Association Architecture (Ellen Soffa and Scott Shannon), Who am I? (Sue Senecah, Chris Langlois, Janet Marsden), Fun with Allure (Julie McGaulley)
2003-A New Generation at Work: Microfungus amid us (June Wang and Cathy Catranis), The Wonderful Apple of Allure (Venera Jouraeva), Who am I? (Tory Gray, Jim Williamson, Karin Limburg, Lisa Engelman), Activity the Distance (Heather Engelman), Bottomward and Dirty (Ruth Yanai)
2002-10th Anniversary-Change the Way the Apple Works: The Wonderful Apple of Allure (Venera Jouraeva), Designing Playgrounds (Amanda O’Connor), Who am I? (Diane Kuehn, Heather Engelman, Becky Corbin), Allure in the Classroom (Andrea Baird), Predators and Prey (Valerie Luzadis)
2001-The Babe Force of Today is the Assignment Force of Tomorrow: Greenhouse (Daniella Shebitz), Smart Spending (Bonnie Charity), aegis (Marcia Barber), self-esteem contest (Carmen McCoy Harrison), Assortment Bingo (Carmen McCoy Harrison) Aback to Top
2000-Free to me you and me; 1999-The Approaching is Me; 1998-Imagine a Day; 1997-Five years of Assignment appear a action time of confidence; 1996-Vote for me; 1995-A Babe is Watching; 1994-Take our Daughters to Work.
Year-round or added opportunities for all kids. Specific dates and programs are additionally aggregate on our Facebook page.
TACNY Jr. Bistro Scientifique is captivated best 3rd Saturdays September through June, 9:30-11 at the MOST, Armory Square, Syracuse. Topics board “All About Submarines: Aerial Technology Beneath the Seas!” and “Artificial Intelligence: Can computers absolutely think?” Free, but RSVP’s encouraged! Participants can analyze the architecture at no amount at the affairs conclusion.
FFL STEAM Club. Fun and agitative hands-on abstracts and activities for 3rd-5th brand kids, absorption on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Algebraic topics! Aboriginal Wednesday of anniversary ages at 4 PM at the Fayetteville Chargeless Library, 300 Orchard Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066, (315) 637-6374, Allotment required.
Maker Institute at LeMoyne College. Fee-based week-long camps during some academy breaks, weekend sessions over the academy year. Intended for 5th and up, but some flexibility.
ESF Pancake Breakfast (Also abstract authoritative tours, woodsman aggregation demos, and aeroplane making), date varies anniversary year. Heiberg Memorial Forest. Watch campusnews and academy account boards for beforehand auction admission locations (past admission prices were ~ $5 for 12 and up, $3 for ages 6-12,with 5 and beneath free); they about additionally advertise tickets at the aperture to board absorbed alumni and association members.
Central New York STEM Connection is a abode for students, parents and educators to apprentice about apprenticeship pathways to STEM careers in CNY; for educators to allotment acknowledged practices and avant-garde programs; and for businesses to coact with schools to beforehand business-education partnerships.
Local opportunities (these and added programs are additionally aggregate on our Facebook page)
Girls Inc at the YWCA-Syracuse, offers anniversary Girls Summit for 5th-10th graders with presenters advancing from a array of places anniversary year. They’ve alive with offices at ESF (since 2015) and SU (starting in 2016) to host it “on the hill.”
EngineerGirl is a affairs of the Civic Academy of Engineering. “The NAE launched EngineerGirl to admonition abode the underrepresentation of women in engineering fields. Although women represent added than 50% of the U.S. university population, they accomplish up a bald 20% of engineering undergraduates and alike beneath become engineering professionals. Abounding average academy girls do not accede engineering as a accessible career best artlessly because they accept little acknowledgment to engineering and bound admission to advisers and role models.EngineerGirl provides a abundance of admonition to affect girls’ absorption in engineering, including career descriptions, biographical sketches of alive women engineers, and alternate accoutrement for girls, parents, teachers, and admonition counselors. EngineerGirl additionally sponsors an anniversary article antagonism for acceptance in grades three-12. In 2018, the EngineerGirl Ambassadors Affairs was launched to affix aerial academy girls who were above EngineerGirl participants to serve as associate advisers to average and elementary academy girls and allotment their activity for engineering.”
As of April 2013, The Scientista Foundation offers alive online “Office Hours”, with links to recorded sessions. Office hours aim to board every science apprentice admission to the top minds, removing barriers to accessing mentorship, advice, and role models. These affairs action Q&A for laypeople and pre-professionals, to admonition them apprentice added about these fields, so are absolute for earlier kids absorbed in activity into those fields or undergraduate acceptance cerebration about alum school. Assurance up to get notices.
Introduce a Babe to Engineering Day, webinar is live, but assets are accessible year-round.
This is what a scientist looks like invites scientists to abide photos and bios to claiming the average that scientists are socially inept, lab covering donning, old, white men
Program for Research and Beat on Gender Disinterestedness in Society (PROGRESS) focuses on teaching agreement abilities through in-person workshops and online forums. The affairs is housed at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College.
Odean, Kathleen. 1997. Abundant Books for Girls: Added than 600 books to affect today’s girls and tomorrow’s women. Ballantine barter paperback. See description at http://www.randomhouse.com/rhpg/promos/greatbooks/
Great Science for Girls. Funded by the Civic Science Foundation, Abundant Science for Girls has seven programs operated by agent organizations to board breezy opportunities for elementary to aerial academy brand girls to analyze science. Some of the programs focus accurately on astronomy, women scientists, engineering, and accurate inquiry. Visitors can acquisition basal admonition about the ambition admirers of the program, the setting, how connected anniversary affair takes, and the amount to the alignment for abstracts is provided in the addition to anniversary program. The website provides “Evaluation and Results” and “Materials and Activities” admonition for anniversary of the seven curricula, beneath the “Curriculum” tab. The “Resources and Research” tab has assets for practitioners, staff, organizations, role models, and, of course, girls. There is additionally a area on “Research” that provides admission to abstracts like the “Status and Accord of Women in STEM”, “Effective Practices in STEM”, and “Afterschool Affairs Effectiveness”. For any drillmaster attractive to animate adolescent women to ascertain STEM disciplines, this armpit is able-bodied account a visit. [KMG]
New Moon Magazine
and visit: www.girlsgotech.org (Girl Scout program), http://womenscolleges.org (Women’s Academy Coalition), http://www.sallyridescience.com (“empower girls to analyze the apple of science…by creating innovative, science programs and publications…. ); http://www.nnetw.org/ (trades and technology resources); and http://www.seejane.org (promotes gender disinterestedness afterwards stereotyping in children’s programming).
Odean, Kathleen. 1998. Abundant Books for Sons: Added than 600 books for boys 2 to 14. Ballantine barter paperback. See description at http://www.randomhouse.com/rhpg/promos/greatbooks/
Readings about girls and boys in American education:
Gender Gaps: Area schools still abort our children, American Association for University Women, 1998.
Ong, Walter, 1981. Fighting for Life. Cornell Univerisity Press.
Orenstien, Peggy. 1994. Schoolgirls: adolescent women, self-esteem, and the aplomb gap. Doubleday.
Sadker, Myra and Sadker, David. 1993. Failing at Fairness: How our schools bluff girls. Touchstone.
Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America: A Call to Action, American Association for University Women, 1991.
If your own career decisions were afflicted by antecedent accord in a Booty our Daughters or Daughters and Sons to Assignment Day program, the Booty our Daughters and Sons to Assignment Foundation (spun off from the Ms. Foundation) would like to apprehend from you. Please use the articulation beneath to ability their survey.
One aftermost thing: The ESF Kids’ Day Logo was created by Rinnan Whitford, ESF Chic of 2013, for the 20th Anniversary Affairs in 2012. She met our claiming of accumulation the name of the program, name of the college, as abounding majors as possible, in a around-the-clock architecture that is–very important to a low account program–printable in b/w. Rinnan, THANK YOU actual abundant for this amazing and around-the-clock gift.
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