Goals, Objectives, Outcomes

Goals and objectives for participant learning at B-WISER’s science camp are as follows:

  • Experience excitement, interest and motivation to learn about phenomena in the natural and physical world;
  • Build confidence in the participant’s ability to generate and understand concepts in science;
  • Participate in scientific activities and learning practices with others, using scientific language and tools;
  • Broaden knowledge of science-related careers; and
  • Plan to continue their scientific education.

Objectives for the B-WISER summer science camp are as follows:

  • Provide hands-on laboratory experiments and demonstrations that are fun;
  • Offer science classes in which girls are encouraged to draw conclusions from their data;
  • Provide classes and activities in which the girls will use the process of scientific investigation; and
  • Offer the opportunity for students to meet women who are successful in scientific fields.

Outcomes for the B-WISER summer science camp participants are as follows:
As a result of participating in B-WISER, girls will

  • Increase self-confidence and interest in science;
  • Enroll in science and mathematics classes in high school;
  • Plan to go to college;
  • Broaden knowledge of science-related careers; and
  • Meet women who are successful in scientific fields.