General Information

Our second Discovering the Scientist Within of 2021 was virtually held Saturday, June 12, from 9AM-1:45PM. 

For those that participated in our kit raffle - activity recordings will be posted here as they are processed. Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

Supervision During the Virtual Event

Some activities are best done under adult supervision (e.g. working with rubbing alcohol). As such - by registering for the event, parents/guardians are agreeing to supervise all activities and virtual connection while their student participates in DSW at home. Please contact Emily Nicholson at [email protected] with specific questions and concerns.

Keynote

Hear from current and former OSU students pursuing a degree to become another Woman in STEM! Ask questions, participate in polls - get involved!

 

Activities - (From the June 2021 DSW)

Parent/Guardian SUPERVISION REQUIRED FOR ALL AT-HOME ACTIVITIES

Participants will be able to register for one of four activity pairs. Activities change yearly, but the pairs listed below are good examples of the types of activities you will find at DSW. (Activities listed are for DSW June 2021

 

1A. Sports! Sports! Sports!

Presenters: OSU’s Sports Product Development Club

Ever wonder how cleats were developed? Or Or why a football helmet is the shape that it is? Join us while we teach you how popular sports items are made – and learn to make some yourself!

 1B. Hands-on DNA

Presenters: OSU’s Biochemistry and Biophysics Club

If you isolated all the DNA in your body, it would stretch from here to the moon! Within your DNA is the code that makes you, you! Come learn a bit more about it, and make yourself in DNA!

 

2A. Tinkercad

Presenter: Mike Bailey; OSU Professor; Computer Science

Come learn how to create cool 3D designs on a computer. The best part? You get a 3D copy of your creation! Please make sure your device can access the TinkerCad website (https://www.tinkercad.com) before signing up for this workshop.

2B. Let's Make Lava Lamps!

Presenters: OSU Honors College Students in STEM Outreach and Service Learning 

Come explore chemistry with students from OSU's Honors College. Get ready for some hands-on fun!

 

3A. Think like an Animal Scientist!

Presenter: Dr. Kristen Davis Moore, 4-H Companion Animal Endowed Faculty

Get a spark for learning! Explore how animal scientists solve problems to improve animal and human health and well-being. 

3B. Making Bath Bombs

Presenters: OSU Honors College Students in STEM Outreach and Service Learning

Come explore chemistry with students from OSU's Honors College. Get ready for some hands-on fun!