Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University

Attend the Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University, Houston, Texas, on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Sally Ride Science Festivals are designed to encourage 5th-8th grade girls in science.

The festival features:
An inspiring talk by astronaut Wendy Lawrence
Discovery Workshops for 5th-8th grade girls, given by local scientists and engineers–chemists, veterinarians, microbiologists, etc.
Workshops for parents and teachers on ways to support students’ interests in science and math
A Street Fair with booths, hands-on activities, food, and music

Check-in and lunch are from 11 am to 1 pm, and the featured talk and workshops are from 1 pm to 4:15 pm. The Street Fair is ongoing throughout the day. Advance registration is required, and the fee is $20 for the entire day.