In accordance with Virginia Executive Order to stay at home all of our scheduled in-person programs (Saturday & After-School) are postponed until further notice.
In an effort to provide a little bit of support during this odd time we've scheduled a range of digital content that we hope will help everyone as we venture into this new world of distance learning and homeschooling.
In 2019, Rosie Riveters launched an after-school program at Mark Twain Middle School in Alexandria, VA. This program was established to support the wider STEM pipeline in Fairfax County Schools, the Global STEM Challenges Program (GSCP) in particular. GSCP is a three-year, interdisciplinary high school program centered on problem-based challenges that connect STEM to the real-world. The Rosie Riveters program provides the experience, tools, and exposure to STEM learning models in middle school in order to prepare and recruit rising freshmen into GSCP.
- Grades: 7th & 8th Grade
- Dates: March 2020, Mondays from 2:45pm-4:45pm (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30)
Registration for this program is restricted to participants currently enrolled at Mark Twain Middle School.
- Grades: K-2nd
- Dates: April & May 2020, Mondays from 4:00pm-5:00pm (4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11)
During the course of this FREE four-week after-school program participants will explore everything from chromatography and surface tension to circuits and magnetism. In addition to an educational overview of a STEM concept, participants will engage in an interactive and hands-on building project that explores that concept.