A new science-based program is being launched at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center August 2012. The program, Exploring the Urban Watershed, is for young women entering 9th grade in the Fall. It is free and will run from August 6th through August 17th, from 9:30 am to 3 pm. It will be based at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center (FWWIC) and will include stream studies and hands-on science labs. Exploring the Urban Watershed is an introductory exploration of the sciences that support the management and protection of our waterways and resources. Sponsored by the FWWIC/Philadelphia Water Department, it is made possible in part by a grant from the Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP). Interested applicants must apply by completing all of the attached documents and sending them to us by June 15th. Acceptance decisions will be made by June 29th. Please pass this on to any promising young woman you think would be an ideal candidate for this opportunity. SWEPApplication 2012Revised Please direct questions to Karen Young firstname.lastname@example.org
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