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.