Girls and Engineering Day

Girls and Engineering Day

Girls and Engineering Day
Saturday, February 22 | 12 – 4 PM

Experience engineering with the girls in your life at Girls and Engineering Day at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History! This activity-packed afternoon combines hands-on engineering challenges, opportunities to work alongside amazing women engineers and so much more!

Simply stop by the Girls and Engineering Day check-in table after you purchase your exhibit admission tickets. Your girls (and boys) will receive a schedule and list of activities to complete. Once they complete the activities, return to the check-in table to receive a goodie bag of materials and resources.

Are you a Girl Scout Troop? Please register in advance here. Registration is not required for any other type of guests.

Discover all that Engineers Week has to offer here.

All activities are included with paid exhibit admission. Please note, activities are offered on a rotating basis. Engineers are onsite at varying times.

Here are a few of the experiences planned just for you!

Electrical Safety with Oncor: Attend a Live Line demonstration and complete hands-on challenges with Oncor engineers.

Flight Simulator Testing: Don’t miss the chance to fly in a Lockheed Martin simulator.

Meet Pepper the Robot: Learn about cognitive computing with IBM.

Magnetic Engineering: Mouser Electronics will amaze you with magnetic challenges.

Balloon Flinkers: Learn about equilibrium while making a balloon “flink”- neither float nor sink, but stay in mid-air-with the Society of Women Engineers.

Interview an Engineer: The Museum will be filled with practicing engineers available to answer your toughest questions.

Complimentary tickets for the IMAX film Dream Big: Engineering Our World will be available to the first guests attending the event. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 12:00 PM at the Girls and Engineering Day check-in table.

Engineers Week is sponsored locally by

Additional volunteer support provided by IBM, Lockheed Martin, Mouser Electronics, Oncor, Burns and McDonnell, Cannon Elementary, Eaton, Fort Worth ASCE, MacGillivray Freeman Films, National Society of Black Engineers, Nolan Catholic High School, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Plummer, Society of Women Engineers, Texas Society of Professional Engineers, Trinity Valley School, Wabtec, UTA College of Engineering and Young Women’s Leadership Academy

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is supported in part by a grant from the Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement District

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