Girls Inc. Learning

Rainbow
Rainbow

How do you create a rainbow?

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Light
Light

What 3 materials transfer light? Water/ Ice, Plastic/ Resin, and Glass! Lets explore:

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Electricity
Electricity

Studying electricity, current, heat at the metal shop... and then experiencing it with welding

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Kiln
Kiln

Coefficient of thermal expansion... what does that mean?

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Convection
Convection

Sonja teaches convection with colored dyes

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Mentoring
Mentoring

We brought in a master jewelry designer. She talked about how she started and now continues her dream job or career.

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Resin
Resin

Chemistry is experienced when resin cures, it produces heat. Ledoux tells us how

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Color and heat
Color and heat

Ledoux shows us how dyes affect the resin, the chemical properties of the resin, and each girl makes a tile during the experiment

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We work with Carter Science Institute to put together a learning curriculum which integrates what we are creating with their school studies.  Here Carlyn is teaching about the refraction of light and the light spectrum. 

 

Metal Lesson: Through CSI’s learning lesson, Katelynn (doing a UTA internship with Dallas Glass Art) demonstrated and taught the girls how circuits come alive in the metal studio.