Department Participated in the Career Day for Girls 2013

The CEE Department opened their lab to visitors during the 2013 Career Day for Girls in February.  The girls from junior high and high schools had hands-on activities and observed demonstration in civil and environmental engineering.  They made concrete ornaments, observed a river delta demonstration, forming and transporting contaminants over large distances to ‘clean’ itself, tested bacteria to determine gram positive or gram negative, observed how bacteria collected from carpets and door handles grew on agar plates.  This annual McCormick’s Career Day for Girls was organized by the Northwestern University Society of Women Engineers.

Career Day for Girls