Girls Inc. Learning

Rainbow
Rainbow

How do you create a rainbow?

Light
Light

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

Electricity
Electricity

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

Kiln
Kiln

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

Convection
Convection

Sonja teaches convection with colored dyes

Mentoring
Mentoring

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

Resin
Resin

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

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

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.