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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. To participate, parents must pre-register their children by calling (619) 238-1233 x806.

Upcoming Topics


Bloomin’ Botany

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Dissect flowers and explore chlorophyll like a real botanist. Make a sweet-smelling perfume from flower petals to take home!

Super Gross!

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

Get ready for icky, sticky and just plain WEIRD science! Ever dissect owl barf or determine animal scat? Here’s your chance—it’s snot that bad!

Genetic Journey

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Journey to the center of your cells to find out what makes you, you! Make delicious double-helix models, find out if you’re a supertaster and explore the Fleet’s newest exhibition—Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.

Five Courses of Science

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Gather around the lab table to celebrate Thanksgiving science! Learn some interesting facts about Thanksgiving side dishes and explore how your organs digest a feast.

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!