March 6

SHEroes in STEM

 

March 6, 2021

10am - 2pm

Included with Museum of Natural Curiosity admission and free for Thanksgiving Point Members

SOLD OUT

Space is limited. Ticket reservation highly recommended.

 

'SHEroes in STEM' is a kickoff event to celebrate International Women’s Day. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come learn about these different fields of work with engaging activities and presentations. Bring the whole family to enjoy this showcase of how women take part in many different STEM professions!

To help us learn more about women’s history in Utah and some of their major accomplishments the nonprofit organization Better Days will be in attendance. To learn more about their organization visit their website www.betterdays2020.com

Ongoing Activities

  • Binary Code Bracelets
  • Fun with BioFuels
  • Field Journals
  • Girls who Code Station
  • DIY PH Indicator
  • Design Your Own Bridge Challenge
  • Entomologist Station

Special Appearance by Author Gretchen Day

Gretchen is a children's book author and a journalist. Her debut book, "Olivia's Tower: The Building Power of Cells" was inspired by watching her mom, a molecular biologist, work in a lab. Olivia's story is about the scientific process, and the parts of a cell, but most importantly it's a story about the excitement of learning about the world around us. 

Demonstration from 10am-12pm

  • Plant Museum Vouchers with Erin Riggs, Curator at Utah Valley University
  • Math, Magic and Puzzles with Dr. Violeta Vasilevska, Professor, Department of Mathematics at Utah Valley University

Demonstration from 12pm-2pm

  • Waves of All Kinds with the Utah Valley University Physics Department

 

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