Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day @ The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia [24 February]

Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day


1780
24
February
10:00 - 16:00

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The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Introducing girls to STEM careers via #IntroduceAGirlToEngineeringDay will share the story of Indrani Das a 17 year old from New Jersey who found ways to revert neurons from the confusion caused during a brain accident.

Women and girls will be building neurons and astrocytes while viewing a video of Indrani Das talk about her research on neurons. i discovered #NeuralKnitworks created by Textile Artist, Pat Pillai of Australia last year in search of supporting brain health. the science behind #NeuralKnitworks is that when we build neurons and astrocytes, our own neurons and astrocytes get to see what they look like and create stronger connections. The research that #IndraniDas is doing with neurons helps show the importance of understanding neurons, astrocytes and capillaries in ours and others brain. This is a #EducationalFamilyFunActivity that produces instant happy juice and understanding for what is working in our brains. Our women and girls could some day add to #IndraniDas research or conduct other research. #ExposureIsKey #HappyWeaving #HappyKnitter

Yarn Donated by Monica Wright

Admission To Franklin Institute is Required
Adult $23 Child $19
$2 Admission with an Access Card

wsj.com/video/teen-scientist-pioneering-a-new-treatment-for-brain-damage/D7801099-CA0A-46A6-A9C0-33371D3A40B3.html
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