STEM Saturday – Women in STEM (Career Focused)
Activities from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm!
Rosalind Elsie Franklin was a chemist who made brought to light the structures of DNA
- Just like Franklin, learn about the sequences that create DNA!
Engineer your own Bridge
Emily Roebling: known for her role as Chief Engineer during the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge
- Channel your inner engineer and design your own bridge that can hold up to 100 pennies!
Functioning Lung Model
Florence Nightingale: known as the founder of nursing and for her care of wounded soldiers
- Explore the human body like Florence Nightingale, and learn how our lungs work!
Mae Jemison: The first African American woman to go up into space
- Mae Jemison went to space, now let’s see how far your rocket can go!
Alma Thomas: an African American expressionist painter. She was the first African American woman to have her work displayed in a public area of the White House.
- Explore colors like Alma Thomas and make your own work of art!