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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 noon 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


Circuit Board Games

Saturday, September 12
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Become a circuitry wiz and create an original board game that lights up with the correct answer!

Geologists Rock! 

Saturday, October 10
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dig into your inner geologist as we examine rocks, minerals and relative dating. Make your own fossil and try to wrap your mind around geologic time! 


Saturday, November 14
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Explore the Fleet’s newest exhibition—Imaginate—and start to dream big. Create something truly unique in this innovative class.  

Rube Goldberg Device 

Saturday, December 12
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Here's your chance to be creative, collaborative and have fun too! We’ll work together to make sections of a Rube Goldberg device and connect the entire contraption together by the end of class!

Plants to Plastics

Saturday, January 9, 2016
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Chemically engineer a bouncy ball and explore polymers. Also, create a plant-based plastic, called bioplastic.


Saturday, February 13, 2016
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Investigate the oldest form of life on earth: microbes! Microbes are all around us and even inside of us. Explore Zoo in You, the latest Fleet exhibition, and formulate growing yeast experiments.