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Virtual Exploring Engineering Day

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers:

The Society of Women Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (R.P.I.) invites parents/guardians and their children in grades 3 to 5 to attend Virtual Exploring Engineering Day (EED). EED is a FREE half-day program that introduces children to the field of engineering through fun hands-on activities led by college students studying engineering. Children who enjoy solving puzzles are sure to enjoy this program, as well as learn how engineers make our lives easier, safer, healthier, and fun!

Exploring Engineering Day will take place through an online platform called Gather.town, on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

Register for Exploring Engineering Day 2022 at

https://forms.gle/tqkYnCNvtwdBejn3A

Be sure to click the “Submit” button once you’ve completed the registration form, otherwise, we won’t receive your responses!

If you have difficulty accessing the registration page or if you want to verify that your child is registered, please email ExploringEngineeringDay@gmail.com or call 603-856-4527.

Registration will remain open until January 20, 2022, but register early because the program fills quickly! An email will be sent out shortly after we receive your registration to confirm you are registered or if you are on a waiting list. More information about this is included on the registration form (URL provided above). Because program capacity is limited, we do not accept walk-ins.

The program is divided into two sessions, a morning session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and an afternoon session from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Parents should complete registration forms for each of their own children. RPI will lead and engage the children in four 35-minute hands-on, interactive activities.

We encourage parents to accompany their children during the program and help with the technical aspect, yet we also understand that some parents work on weekends and may not be available to accompany their child/children.

If you have questions, please write to ExploringEngineeringDay@gmail.com or call 603-856-4527, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please leave a voice message with a short message, including your first and last name, phone number, or your email address, if there is no answer.. Please speak slowly and spell your first and last name.

We hope you can join us for Exploring Engineering Day 2022!

Sincerely,

Julia Gizzo and Sydney Neuman

Co-Engineering Event Directors for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Society of Women Engineers

ExploringEngineeringDay@gmail.com

603-856-4527

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