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Date

Sep 18 2021 - Dec 04 2021
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Time

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Maker Mavens Workshops

Fall Workshops for Elementary School (2nd-6th grade)
One Saturday of every month from 10 AM – 11:30 AM
September 18th | October 2nd | October 23rd | November 6th | December 4th |
In-person at the Girls Inc. Fort Worth & Arlington Offices

Maker Mavens (MM) are fun and educational Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) workshops that takes place once a month on a Saturday morning to introduce girls to STEM. The girls will explore her inner scientist through interactive hands-on STEM activities with other girls of her age.

Session 1 – Balloon Powered Car
Saturday, September 18th at 10 AM-11:30 AM: Girls Inc. Arlington office
Participants will explore the demonstration of motion and energy by building a balloon powered car.

Session 2 – Water Filtration
Saturday, October 2nd at 10 AM-11:30 AM: Girls Inc. Fort Worth office
Participants will learn about the water cycle and filtration systems by creating their own water filter.

Session 3 – Squishy Circuits
Saturday, October 23rd at 10 AM-11:30 AM: Girls Inc. Fort Worth office
Participants will explore and play with a conductive dough, battery, and LED lights to learn the basics of electrical circuits.

Session 4 – Banana DNA Extraction
Saturday, November 6th at 10 AM-11:30 AM: Girls Inc. Arlington office
Participants will discover DNA extraction with banana cells with everyday household items.

Session 5 – Grow Your Own Crystals
Saturday, December 4th at 10 AM-11:30 AM: Girls Inc. Fort Worth office
Participants will discover minerals and crystals that make up rocks as they observe and record environmental conditions that affect crystal growth.

*The schedule to pick up kits will be shared after registration.

For more information, please email Maria Torres at [email protected] or (817)879-7379

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Girls Inc. of Tarrant County
1226 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, TX