Gwinnett Tech Announces 4th Annual Science Works and Open House

Gwinnett Tech’s Science Works returns this month to bring learning to life, offering more interactive activities than ever before. Science Works allows curious learners of all ages the opportunity to learn how science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics are used every day to help us better understand, serve and improve the world around us.

WHEN:
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4 – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Gwinnett Technical College – Main Campus
5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville GA 30043

WHAT:

Middle school, high school and adult learners are invited to actively engage in dozens of interactive stations that offer unique insights into how science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) can be powerful launching pads for many exciting educational and career paths. Gwinnett Tech departments across all disciplines will open their doors and offer behind-the scenes, hands-on learning experiences that show case real-life application for each area of study. Activities will include mock surgeries, driving and logistics simulations, computer science game development, bioscience lab exploration, medical simulations with patient mannequins, ultrasound diagnostics, portrait painting with light, construction zones, 3D architectural design, virtual welding, firearms simulation, blood clot building, hydroponics, and more.

Gwinnett Tech is pleased to offer this rare opportunity for the community to explore how STEAM learning paths can help them achieve their dreams. This is a great opportunity to learn more about high demand careers, earning potentials, and education levels required, as well as Gwinnett Tech’s student services, financial aid, Move on When Ready enrollment opportunities for students age 14 and up, and more.


WHAT:
  • 6th-12th grade students seeking real-life application of academics
  • College students wanting to explore various degree paths
  • Adults looking to expand their education or re-engineer their careers
  • STEAM career leaders from corporations across the region
  • Gwinnett Tech educational leaders bringing science to life.

WHY:

Students Students are pondering career paths earlier and earlier in their studies and are being offered career pathway concentrations even at primary and secondary education levels. Adults are constantly evaluating their careers and how to build lives with passion and purpose.

The event is FREE to attend. Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at ScienceWorks.GwinnettTech.edu. The first 800 registrants to check in on March 30 will receive a free t-shirt and meal voucher.

March 13, 2017