Engineering event focuses on girls

3/14/2014, 6 a.m.

Middle school girls and their parents can attend WOW! That’s Engineering on March 29 at Lockheed Martin in Marietta.

The 8:30 a.m.-to-1 p.m. event is the biannual outreach program of the nonprofit Society of Women Engineers Atlanta Section and local engineers.

Student attendees will “design shoes,” “ship a chip,” and explore “why does salt dissolve?”

Parents can attend a program to learn about the opportunities and challenges in STEM fields.

Registration ends March 24 and there is a $5 fee.

The Society of Women Engineers was founded in 1950. Visit sweatlanta.org for more information and to register.