Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

girls at conference desks with projection screen at front of room
March 2019

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

NASA’s Universe of Learning team member conducted two one-hour coding workshops with Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts during their annual STEM Conference in Framingham, MA on March 24, 2019. 25 girls ages 9-11 participated. Binary coding, data visualization and stellar evolution were introduced before running the hands-on "Binary Code” activity and computer based “Recoloring the Universe” activity. Materials on coding, paper circuits, Women in Science and Chandra spacecraft were handed out.