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The Edgerton Center is offering a free four-day summer program called " You Go Girl! " which focuses on hands-on science and exploration activities for girls in the greater Boston area who will be entering ninth grade in the fall.
Each day of the program, which runs Aug. 12-15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will start with science activities ranging from electronics to lasers to LEGO design. In the afternoon, girls will explore future career and high school choices and participate in group activities.
The program is free. For more information and an application, contact the Edgerton Center at x3-7931, or fill out an online application. The application deadline is July 20.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on July 17, 2002.