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After School 'To Go'

Weeks One and Two

On the first week of club, the girls learned the steps of the engineering design process and used them to design, build and test a parachute that would help their package (a bundle of paper clips) reach the ground slowly and safely.  


Posted in After School Blog


After School Week 5

Circuit Messages

Girlstart's electrical engineers were at it again this week in Girlstart's After School program. Building on their knowledge of circuits, the girls talked about the difference between open and closed circuits. They designed a switch for their circuits using an index card, brads and a paperclip. This gave them the ability to open and close their circuit to turn the light bulb on and off. 


Posted in After School Blog


Happy Halloween!

Oozing Pumpkin

Checkout our version of Steve Spangler's Oozing Pumpkin for some creepy Halloween science. Have a safe and Happy Halloween! 

Posted in STEM Hands On


Hands-On Wednesday

Bubbling Acid: Color changing liquid

Grab an adult and try out this experiment to see some spooky color changing science! Click continue reading to check out our video.  

Posted in STEM Hands On

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