CIVS Aids Push for STEM Education in Girls

Two girls from Munster Mints pose as Mike Wang scanned their images into the computerCIVS hosted the Munster Mints service unit to encourage STEM participation by demonstrating how advanced technologies can help solve real-world problems as a part of Munster Mints Day Camp along with Purdue University Calumet on July 21. There was 4 groups of 18 to 25 girls, grades 4 through 8 visiting CIVS throughout the day.  Each group of girl scouts participated in a 3D Immersive theater presentation, a 3D scanning and printing demonstration and had a chance to experience Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality via Google Glasses and Oculus Rift.

Munster Mints service unit is a division of the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and oversees all of the Girl Scout Troops in the Town of Munster, Ind.