Back to School STEM Saturday

Saturday, August 23rd

Girlstart's Back to School STEM Saturday is just around the corner! Kick off the school year with exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) hands-on activities for the whole family at the Girlstart STEM Center on SaturdayAugust 23rdfrom 9:30am to Noon. This event is FREE (RSVP today) and all our labs will be open with live demos and hands-on STEM including:

    •    Balloon Rafts
    •    Racing Spools 
    •    Soaring Straw Rockets
    •    Ooey Gooey Slime
    •    Safe Landing Parachutes
    •    Crazy Engineered Catapults 
    •    Mini Planetarium Star Shows
    •    And More!

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Nominate a Girlstart Alumna for Our Game Changers Award

Girlstart alumna will be honored at our Game Changers Annual Luncheon October 30th.

Do you know a Girlstart Alumna who is making a difference in a STEM career? If so, we want to honor her at our Game Changers Annual Luncheon this year on October 30th. You can even nominate yourself! It's easy! 

Bertha Bermudez, our 2013 Alumna Game Changer, talks about her experience at Girlstart. She is now a geophysicist in Houston. Continue reading to watch Bertha's video.

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SUNday Funday Extravaganza

May 4th from noon-3:00pm

Girlstart is participating in the Bullock Texas State History Museum Free First Sunday featuring Sun Science. Come join the SUNday Funday Extravaganza Sunday, May 4th from noon-3:00pm. Hands-on activities the entire family will enjoy!

Layers of the Sun
View the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Create your own Earth & Moon Rotation Model
Design a Fruit Loop Rainbow
And More!

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7 Tips for STAAR from Girlstart

We want to wish everyone testing this week the best of luck!

1. Get a good night's sleep.
2. Get your pencils and lunch ready the night before.
3. Eat a healthy & filling breakfast.
4. Arrive to school early.
5. If a question is hard, skip it and go back.
6. Do 5 questions, then bubble in your answers.
7. The evening after testing, have family fun time outside & eat a healthy dinner.

For more tips click HERE!

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