Girls enjoyed hands-on activities in STEM, including building model volcanoes, understanding the chemistry of slime, and exploring the physics of model cars.
Girls enjoyed working in teams on interactive activities. They fostered creativity, interacted with students from different schools, and learned how to work collaboratively to accomplish tasks.
Girls obtain mentoring and guidance on studying and careers in STEM fields from University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate students. Girls also learned about the college experience.
G.E.M.S. held after-school enrichment programs at Buck Lodge Middle School and William Wirt Middle School in Prince George's County, MD.
Girls worked with University of Maryland undergraduate students on hands-on activities related to STEM.
G.E.M.S. STEM Saturday Academy offered girls the opportunity to explore STEM fields. Girls built robotic arms, balloon-powered cars, and explored Maryland Day at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. Raluca Rosca accepts a diploma on behalf of GEMS of Prince George’s County as part of the Transforming Neighborhood Initiative (TNI) recognition event (July 15, 2016). It is great to know that the work of our mentors, school sponsors and students is recognized by Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell (CEO, PGCPS) and PG County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III.