Girls In STEM Workshops


STEM Labs Sun, Jan 19, 2020 12:00 PM
Chariot Challenge with Sphero
STEM Labs Sun, Feb 2, 2020 12:00 PM
Lights, Camera, iMovie!
STEM Labs Sun, Feb 23, 2020 12:00 PM
Volcanoes and Chemistry
STEM Labs Sun, Mar 8, 2020 12:00 PM
Space Exploration: Designing Rovers
Lab A Sun, Aug 30, 2020 12:00 PM
Preventing Pollution: cleaning up dirty water
Lab A Sun, Sep 6, 2020 12:00 PM
Designing for Safety
Lab A Sun, Sep 13, 2020 12:00 PM
Coding with SmartGurlz
Lab A Sun, Sep 20, 2020 12:00 PM
Kitchen Chemistry
Lab A Sun, Sep 27, 2020 12:00 PM
Girl Gamers
Lab A Sun, Oct 4, 2020 12:00 PM
Design a Lunar Colony
Lab A Sun, Oct 11, 2020 12:00 PM
Printmaking Lab
Lab A Sun, Oct 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Hurricane Season
Lab A Sun, Nov 1, 2020 12:00 PM
Coding for Good with Minecraft Education Edition
Lab A Sun, Nov 8, 2020 12:00 PM
Audacious Architects
Lab A Sun, Nov 15, 2020 12:00 PM
Helping Hands
Virtual Sun, Jan 17, 2021 12:00 PM
Virtual Sun, Jan 24, 2021 12:00 PM
Virtual Sun, Jan 31, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Feb 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Feb 21, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Feb 28, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Mar 7, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Mar 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Mar 21, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab A Sun, Apr 25, 2021 12:00 PM
Lab B Sat, Sep 11, 2021 12:00 PM
September 11th 12:00-2:00pm - Designing Solutions - Want to change the world someday? Not sure where to start? Learn all about the Engineering Design Cycle in this workshop. Girls will learn the basics of STEM design and build prototypes of machines that can help us solve a problem.
Lab B Sat, Sep 18, 2021 12:00 PM
September 18th 12:00-2:00pm - Robot Engineers - Cubelets are robots that are programmed by combining magnetic blocks. And even though they’re small, they pack a programming punch! Participants in this workshop will experiment with different modular robotic designs and program their Cubelets to perform specific tasks.
Lab B Sat, Sep 25, 2021 12:00 PM
September 25th 12:00-2:00pm - Designing for Earthquakes - Calling all young engineers! Prove that your designs can withstand the forces of nature. Girls will explore earthquake-proof design components and use them to construct innovative stable buildings.
Lab B Sun, Oct 3, 2021 12:00 PM
October 3rd 12:00-2:00pm - Wearable Tech - Learn how fashion and technology can collide! Participants will utilize different elements of technology as they create their own unique, wearable designs.
Lab B Sun, Oct 10, 2021 12:00 PM
October 10th 12:00-2:00pm - Mission: Space - As part of World Space Week 2021, Whitaker Center is celebrating women in space! Girls will use a combination of design skills and technology as they tackle some of the challenges that await astronauts as they seek to explore the Solar System.
Lab B Sun, Oct 17, 2021 12:00 PM
October 17th 12:00-2:00pm - Kinetic Sculptures - Girls will learn about kinetic art in the 19th and 20th centuries, then design their own movable sculptures using found materials and readymade objects. Tap into your creativity and your STEM design skills to create unique, eye-catching works of art.
Lab B Sat, Oct 23, 2021 9:00 AM
October 23rd 9:00- 11:00am - Clever Chemists - Put on your lab coat and goggles for this hands-on introduction to chemistry! Participants will learn about chemical reactions and investigate the differences between acids and bases.
Lab B Sun, Nov 7, 2021 12:00 PM
November 7th -12:00-2:00pm - Rube Goldberg Machines - Cartoonist Rube Goldberg created thousands of complicated designs to solve even the simplest of problems. Girls will explore his designs and then use simple machines as their starting point to create their own complex and entertaining chain reaction.
Lab B Sat, Nov 13, 2021 9:00 AM
November 13th 9:00-11:00am - Tornado Proof Construction - Why does the United States experience more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world? Girls will investigate this extreme weather phenomenon and learn how engineers help us to prepare for them.
Lab B Sun, Dec 5, 2021 10:00 AM
November 21st 12:00-2:00pm - Kitchen Chemistry: Holiday Edition - How do you make the perfect holiday cookie? Find out in this special edition of Kitchen Chemistry! Girls will make variations of a simple recipe to explore the science behind cookie baking, then bring home their best cookie creations!
Lab B Sat, Jan 8, 2022 1:00 PM
Innovation Studios Sat, Jan 15, 2022 1:00 PM
Lab B Sat, Mar 19, 2022 1:00 PM
Lab B Sat, Mar 26, 2022 1:00 PM
Lab B Sat, Apr 9, 2022 1:00 PM
Innovation Studios Sat, Apr 23, 2022 1:00 PM
Lab B Sun, May 22, 2022 1:00 PM


Join us for workshops designed for young ladies in 4-8 grade, who will participate in activities that connect with real-world applications of STEM through design, programming, coding, engineering, and more. All workshops are held in the newly renovated Innovation Zone and/or STEM Labs at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.