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IBM South Florida Camp to inspire girls to become scientists, mathematicians and engineers of tomorrow to be held at Museum of Discovery and Science.
 

What: Over 20 local middle school girls will be encouraged to take their place among the next generation of engineers, scientists and future innovators at the 2007 G.R.E.A.T. (Girls Really Excelling at Technology) Camp, hosted by IBM South Florida at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale. With the assistance of more than 25 IBM employee volunteers, the girls will: build robots out of LEGOS, learn about careers in engineering, and practice some detective work.
   
When:  
Thursday, June 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, June 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Where: Museum of Discovery and Science & Blockbuster IMAX® Theater
401 S.W. 2nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Information: 954-467-MODS Show times: 954-463-IMAX
 
Event
Schedule:
Thursday, June 14 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Robotics 101: Hands on Learning with Legos - The girls will begin the design, build and programming of a robot using Legos and programming software.
 
  Friday, June 15 from 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Are you a good detective? – Interactive Tryscience.org activity
 
About IBM: For over 30 years, IBM has been part of a proud part of the South Florida business community. Last year, IBM South Florida employees and retirees volunteered over 20,000 hours of service in local schools and nonprofits.

About the Museum: The Museum is open seven days per week (365 days a year); Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. with extended IMAX most evenings. General admission prices are $15 for adults; $14 for seniors; $12 for children 2 to 12. Children under 2 are free. A General Admission Ticket includes admission to the Museum exhibits and one 45-minute IMAX® film. The Museum of Discovery and Science is located downtown at 401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors should call (954) 467-MODS (6637).
 
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