Upcoming Events

  • Sep
    30

    Houston, TX – STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green Houston

    Girlstart at Discovery Green in Houston, TX Saturday, September 30th 12:30pm - 1:30pm Free Space is limited to the first 40 kids.   Chaperone Required: Adults must stay with their children; no drop offs. More information about STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green can be found here!   Tightrope Walker Have you ever tried to walk on a balance beam or even a sidewalk crack? Discover how tightrope walkers are able to lower their center of gravity, increase their moment of inertia, and exert torque in order to stay balanced and perform stunts at great heights. Create your own tightrope walker to explore the best way to keep them balanced.

    Discovery Green

  • Oct
    05

    Austin, TX – Starry Nights @ Girlstart

    Thursday, October 5, 2017 Featuring Solar System and Galaxy Star Shows

    Girlstart's STEM Studio and Mini-Planetarium is a unique space for families to explore astronomy! Starry Nights are held the 1st Thursday of every month (except January, June, July, and August), with each month featuring a new astronomy experience and related hands-on activities. All ages are welcome to stop by at any time between 5:30pm and 7:00pm. RSVP is recommended, however it is not required, to join us. Hands-on activities include:
    • Create a solar system in a jar
    • Engineer a device prototype to take soil samples on other planets
    • Design your own satellite dish
    • Explore the planets' path of revolution around the sun
    Additional activities and resources from our friends at the Austin Astronomical Society. RSVP Today!  

    Girlstart STEM Center

  • Oct
    07

    Houston, TX – STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green Houston

    Girlstart at Discovery Green in Houston, TX Saturday, October 7th 12:30pm - 1:30pm Free Space is limited to the first 40 kids.   Chaperone Required: Adults must stay with their children; no drop offs. More information about STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green can be found here!   Primate Hand Do you know the differences between primates and humans? Explore how opposable thumbs increase primates' ability to manipulate tools; then create a movable model of a gorilla hand to explore how bones, tendons, and muscles all work together to move human and primate hands.

    Discovery Green

  • Oct
    14

    Houston, TX – STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green Houston

    Girlstart at Discovery Green in Houston, TX Saturday, October 14th 12:30pm - 1:30pm Free Space is limited to the first 40 kids.   Chaperone Required: Adults must stay with their children; no drop offs. More information about STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green can be found here!   Super Car Vroom! Vroom! Racers, start your engine. Use mechanical and electrical energy to build and power your own Super Car! Using a battery and motor, overcome friction and inertia to propel your car forward.

    Discovery Green

  • Oct
    21

    Houston, TX – STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green Houston

    Girlstart at Discovery Green in Houston, TX Saturday, October 21st 12:30pm - 1:30pm Free Space is limited to the first 40 kids.   Chaperone Required: Adults must stay with their children; no drop offs. More information about STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green can be found here!   Marshmallow Blaster Have you ever played challenging skill games at an arcade? Design a marshmallow blaster to demonstrate the impact of high and low air pressure, then participate in some target practice games to launch your marshmallows as accurately as possible.

    Discovery Green

Past Events

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