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Saturday Science Club for Girls

Attention girls in grades 5 through 8 ...

Join us on the second Saturday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Each Saturday session will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local women scientists. Throughout the year, we will explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more!

Saturday Science Club for Girls is held the second Saturday of the month from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

Members $12, non-members $14 per person, per Saturday. To participate, parents must pre-register and pay with a credit card while registering their children by calling (619) 238-1233 x806.


Upcoming Topics


Schedule:

Pi and Other Math Treats

Saturday, March 12
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Investigate the notorious and infinite decimal known as pi. Celebrate Pi Day and amaze your friends with math tricks that seem like magic! 

Belmont Park Physics

Saturday, April 9
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Grab your ticket and hold onto your seat! Discover how the laws of physics affect your favorite high speed attractions. Build, design and come on board for an exhilarating experience!

American Gut Project

Saturday, May 14
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what’s in your gut or on the surface of your teeth? Find out with guest presenter Embriette R. Hyde, Postdoctoral Scholar from the Rob Knight Lab and Project Manager of the American Gut Project.

Secrets of the Squid

Saturday, June 11
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Have you ever seen a cephalopod? Get an inside look at the anatomy that makes these creatures so fascinating.

Asteroids Rock!

Saturday, July 9
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Your mission is to build and launch a device that will land on an asteroid to investigate the chemical composition of these rock-like objects. Your device must be able to withstand significant impacts and also reach the destination!

Global Climate Change

Saturday, August 13
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Global warming: Fact or fiction? Get the skinny on what scientists are learning in 2016.

PicoCrickets

Saturday, September 10
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Program and design your own PicoCricket! PicoCrickets combine science, art and technology to build gadgets that light up, spin, make music and even purr!


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