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Girl Power Day

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

KID Museum presents Girl Power Day—a day to empower the next generation of female leaders in STEM!

Bring the whole family in for hands-on, maker-based activities and workshops inspired by trailblazing women in STEM throughout history, and meet modern day female STEM innovators from the local community.

We’ll be using power tools from the woodshop, programming robotic creations, engineering motorized vehicles, and more—all designed to build confidence and spark STEM interests. Come power-up our future change-maker girls!

No registration required; drop in anytime between 10am – 5pm.

Admission:
General – $12.00 (includes one child + two adults)
Members – Free (membership information)

All-Day Activities

– Chain Reaction Engineering Challenge: Work collaboratively to design, build, and set off epic chain reactions.
– Giant String Art: Learn to use a power drill, then make your mark on our large string art mural celebrating Girl Power!
– Community Garden: Learn about electricity and circuits as you design an LED flower to add to our garden.
– Paper Rockets: Create your own rocket using paper and tape, then take it outside to launch on one of our bike-pump launchers.
– and much more!

Special Guest Female STEM Innovators

– Naomi Doddington, Project Engineer, Consigli
– Tiffany Fischer, Project Engineer, Consigli
– Colleen Kerins, Clark Construction
– Anne Kozak, Ph.D. – Patent Examiner, United States Patent & Trademark Office
– Cori Lathan, Ph.D. – CEO, AnthroTronix, Inc.
– Christine Lenardson – Project Engineer, Clark Construction

– Taylor Luckett – Office Engineer, Holder Construction Company
– Terita Norton, Senior Project Lead, The Aerospace Corporation
– Callie Protchko – Project Engineer, University of Maryland Medical System
– Rajamani Selvam, Ph.D. – Co-Chair, Young Women in Bio
– Alison Smith Renner – Director of the Machine Learning Visualization Lab, Decisive Analytics Corporation

– Chelsey Smith – Senior Engineer, Holder Construction
– Gowri Somasekhar, Ph.D. – Neuroscience Research Trainee, Cognitive Neuroscience
– Nicole Verdun, M.D. – Director, Office of Blood Research & Review, FDA, and Attending Physician, Division of Hematology, Children’s National Medical Center

– Brittany Yates – Project Engineer, Turner Construction Company

Details

Date:
March 24
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
Phone:
301-897-5437

Other

Grades
Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

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