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.
- Oct21Girlstart will be at Energy Day Houston on October 21st! Energy Day is Houston’s largest annual FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day has nearly 70 interactive demonstrations and exhibits that teach students and their families about the various forms of energy through STEM fields, along with efficiency, conservation, and other related STEM industries. Click here for more information about Energy Day Houston.
Sam Houston Park
Join Girlstart in partnership with the Bullock Texas State History Museum for spooky hands-on STEM fun for the whole family! Calling all gamers to the annual family-friendly Halloween celebration. Morph into your favorite video game character and join the gaming fun with activities and demonstrations inspired by the exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming. Plus, explore the Bullock Museum's exhibits after hours at this FREE event. Girlstart's activities will include: - Creating and launching paper witch brooms - Using color-coded programming to guide OzobotTM through a haunted house maze - Designing and building your own video game slingshot - Engineering a robotic hand controller prototype - Exploring eerie sounds with a Makey Makey floor piano - And our popular Boo Bubbles! Free for the whole family and no registration required. Reminder: Chaperones are required. Adults must stay with their children throughout the event.
The Bullock Museum
Girlstart at Discovery Green in Houston, TX Saturday, October 28th 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! Creepy Crawly Candy Bugs Marshmallows and licorice are more than just sweet desserts. They can help us study insects like an Entomologist! Create your own creepy crawly bug using these fun treats as you learn about an insect's body parts, including the antennae, thorax, head, and abdomen.
Cowan Fall Festival Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00am - 4:00pm Cowan Elementary School Girlstart will host a hands-on activity booth at Cowan Elementary School's upcoming Fall Festival. This event is open to members of the school community.
Cowan Elementary School