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Saturday Science Club for Girls

Attention girls in grades 5 through 8 ...

Join us on the second Saturday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Each Saturday session will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local women scientists. Throughout the year, we will explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more!

Saturday Science Club for Girls is held the second Saturday of the month from 12 to 2 p.m.

Members $12, non-members $14 per person, per Saturday. To participate, parents must pre-register and pay with a credit card while registering their children by calling (619) 238-1233 x806.

Upcoming Topics


Sugarcoated Science

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Make home-made bubble gum, experiment with the melting point of candy canes and learn a little about your taste buds too. You’ll be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth in this class!


Forensic Detectives

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Who did it? Become an assistant detective and explore various types of physical evidence in a mock crime scene. Collect and analyze fingerprints, hair samples and use chromatography to solve a mystery.


Valentine's Day Chemistry

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Express your love for science this Valentine's Day! Experience some hot and cold reactions and other Valentine's Day experiments.


Exploring Entomology

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Learn about the complex behavior of ants with local biologist, Noa Pinter-Wollman, and sniff in to the invisible world of pheromones. 


Structural Engineers

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Design and build your own bridges and towers. Each structural challenge will test your design techniques and the ability for your creation to handle a load!


Brain Games

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

What goes on inside your head? Learn about the different regions of the brain and explore how the human brain evolved from those of our primate ancestors with Salk scientist, Carol Marchetto.