Our g4g network of volunteers and team participate in local outreach initiatives to encourage girls in STEM competitions, public sector initiatives and various community events to promote the exposure to science.
This is an around the world g4g effort. Below are two example of campaigns we participated in worldwide...
Relay for Life 2015
Thank you everyone for being a part of the g4g Mad Scientists Team, for participating in our science experiments of daisies, lava lamps & lab coat decorating -- all of your generosity and support has helped to contribute to the amazing work of the International Community's Relay for Life to fight cancer.
VeelZIJdig: International Women's Day in Leuven
In celebration of International Women's Day, g4g joined artists, writers, and researchers to show the diversity of women with Veelzijdig. We brought our signature daisy and lava lamp demonstrations with us to share with the dozens of visitors!
Brazil Winter Cultural 2014
Greenlight for Girls in Brazil participated in the 27th "Winter Cultural" Event with UFSJ - Ouro Branco - Minas Gerais - Brazil. We presented a workshop: "Woman, Art, and Science." It was a great experience for the team to explore science with the children and their parents.
European School Science Symposium 11, 12 and 13th of March 2013
g4g was part of the 10th European School Science Symposium, a 2-day scientific competition between students of European Schools from many countries, that happened in Laeken, on the 12th and 13th of March 2013.
We were there to engage students into trying some fun experiments – the daisy experiment, the magic milk and the lava lamp – and learning the science behind them. We also had the opportunity to watch very interesting scientific projects being presented by the students in the competition, as well as to meet teachers from European Schools in different countries. Now, we are looking forward to the Science Symposium 2014!
P.S: A special thanks to Andrew MacCalister, a teacher from the European School in Laeken, for all his help
European School of Mol Open Day- 23 March
For the second year in a row, g4g was part of an event at the European School at Mol. Parents and prospective students visited the school to participate in science workshops.
We presented two workshops – “Colourful Science” and “The Big Bang Theory” – with experiments such as the colour-changing daisies (and roses!), the magic lava lamp, the red cabbage PH experiment, “Elephant Toothpaste” and “Non-Newtonian Fluid”. We took advantage of the many students to promote our “Anything is possible!” campaign, where they shouted our motto and shared their dreams for the future.
Our special thanks to teacher Sonia Mohan, director Brian Goggins and all our volunteers for all their help. See you in 2014, Mol!
We even made the news!
See your anythings is possible video compiled from all your lovely contributions.
ScienceExpo 26 April at Tours and Taxis
The Expo-Sciences was a two-day event organized by the Jeunesses Scientifiques de Belgique and the Jeugd, Cultuur en Wetenschap, in which Belgian students presented their scientific projects to the audience and to a jury composed of scientists and researchers in hopes of representing Belgium in similar events abroad. Students from other countries and organizations were also invited.
With the help of our volunteers, we performed four experiments during these two days and once again, children could experience the fun side of Science and share it with their families and teachers. We can’t wait for the next Expo-Sciences!