Green STEM Girls Program

November 7, 2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Franklin Park Conservatory logo

The Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) and the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) are proud to partner with the Franklin Park Conservatory (FPC) for their new program, Green STEM Girls. FPC’s Green STEM Girls is an afterschool program for students at the Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls. With a focus on women in STEM, this program highlights science, sustainability and the arts.

Five staff, faculty and graduate students from ABRC, CAPS and the Translational Plant Sciences (TPS) Graduate Program will visit students during the afterschool program throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Each program will include a career talk followed by hands-on plant science activities. In addition, Green STEM Girls students will visit The Ohio State University for a tour of ABRC’s laboratories and growth facilities.

Program Schedule
Nov. 20th              Stephanie Karhoff, TPS PhD Fellow
Dec. 5th                Field trip to ABRC
Feb. 5th                Courtney Price, ABRC & CAPS Education & Outreach Specialist
March 19th            Dr. Katrina Cornish, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
April 9th                Dr. Anna Dobritsa, Department of Molecular Genetics
May 14th               Ashely Stewart, TPS PhD Fellow

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