IMAGES FROM 2021 SUMMER PHYSICS WONDER GIRLS CAMP

2021 Camp 2 Slideshow 2021 Camp 1 Slideshow

Solar-powered Fidget Spinner!

Four-Wheel Drive Solar Car

Optical Activity-powered Artwork

Solar-powered Paddle Boat

Luminescent Solar Concentrator producing electricity from Trapped Light

Campers interacting with Purato Food Scientists

Solar Oven in Action


Virtual Physics Camp for Middle School Girls

2021 PHYSICS WONDER GIRLS !


Nuhamine Abwork Sara Ali Kavya Gounder Maab Iqbal

Eza Iqbal Victoria Knight Meha Koul Joslynn Ngov

Sophia Pocai Alyssa Sexton Svanna Stranberg Arushi Vignesh

Andrea Lie Marlene Akogyeram Swathi Bodduluri

Hannah Brady Amaya Cash Naima Doraiswamy Sarah Dubeck

Prudence Frein Abigail Frey Arden Leslie Molly Mucklow

Gurnoor Othie Dipti Reddy Emerson Simmons Ridhi Singh

Ekansha Tabhane Kara Weiser


The Physics Wonder Girls Camp is a FREE FOUR-DAY PHYSICS VIRTUAL CAMP held at the University of the Sciences (USciences)

FOUR DAYS OF FUN AND LEARNING WITH HANDS-ON PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS AND PROJECTS, SOLAR AND RENEWABLE ENERGIES, SCIENCE OF FOOD, QUANTUM SCIENCE, SCIENCE CAREER TALKS, AND STEM VIRTUAL TOURS!

TWO ELITE COHORTS OF RISING 8TH / 9TH GRADER GIRLS ARE SELECTED FROM A POOL OF TOP SCIENCE STUDENTS NOMINATED BY SCIENCE TEACHERS IN THE PHILADELPHIA-SOUTH JERSEY AREA FOR THEIR APTITUDE IN SCIENCE

Sponsored by Constellation - an Exelon company

and Puratos Corporation

A subset of the free Physics Girls Camp Kit that participants receive for hands-on engagement !

OUR PARTICIPATING 12 MODEL WOMEN SCIENTISTS FOR SUMMER 2021

Condensed Matter Physicist Cacey Bester, Ph.D. (Professor, Swarthmore College)

Materials Scientist Amanda Huon, Ph.D. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Astrophysicist Jessie Taylor, Ph.D. (University of the Sciences)

Senior Nuclear Instrumentation Chemist Diana Sardelis Simcox, Ph.D. (Exelon Nuclear)

NASA Computer Scientist and I.T. Project Manager Josephine Palencia (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Food Scientists and Engineers from Puratos Corporation: Kirtley Karpodinis, Kerry Groves, Nicole Savio, Maya Hazanov, Patience Blossfeld-Dogdson, Connie Macri, and Brooke Haskins

Exelon Nuclear's Diana Sardelis Simcox, Ph.D. , a USciences graduate, spoke to the girls about STEM Careers for girls in the nuclear power industry!


NASA Goddard and Space Flight Center IT Project Manager Josephine Palencia shares her career story that took her from watching the stars on the roof of her childhood home in the Philippines, to Physics Graduate School in Philly, to Honeywell Corporation, and finally to NASA.

Swarthmore College's Physics Professor Casey Bester, Ph.D. spoke about the physics of the soft and squishy!