Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) today announced that the Museum is proudly hosting its second annual Girls in Science Night on Friday, February 7. Girls in the community ages 3-8 years are invited to explore how to be a scientist both as a career and in everyday life. Through hands-on STEM focused activities, girls and their parents will have the opportunity to learn about different scientific fields as well as engage with local female scientists and professionals.

 

Event: Girls in Science Night

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Location: WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave, Lafayette

 

Featured community guests include:

  • STROBE
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • NCAR and UCAR
  • NorthWest Research Associates
  • Xcel Energy
  • Centaurus High School’s Galgorithms

 

All event participants are invited to take part in a community science project! WOW!’s Community Educator will provide participants a super-saturated Borax solution to grow crystals at home. This special take home project will teach young scientists how to manipulate the growth pattern of crystalline structures to make something unique and beautiful! Share your crystal growing photos with WOW! on Instagram @wowchildrensmuseum.

 

“WOW! is lucky to be part of a community with so many world-class science organizations, and with so many women serving as real-life science role models.  All children are natural scientists, observing, questioning and experimenting as they play. And yet a gender gap in science and math emerges as children get older,” said Joanna Cagan, Executive Director, WOW! Children’s Museum. “At WOW! we offer daily experiences to encourage STEM skills and confidence in all our visitors, and we host events such as Girls in Science Night to celebrate and empower the scientist in all of us.”

Admission to this special event is just $1 per person thanks to our event sponsors and WOW!’s donor supported Play for All Initiative.  To purchase tickets visit: https://wowchildrensmuseum.org/programs-events/upcoming-events/

 

Girls in Science Night has been made possible through the generous support of presenting sponsor, STROBE and supporting sponsors Namaste Foundation and Xcel Energy.

 

About WOW! Children’s Museum:

WOW! Children's Museum engages all families in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity, and discovery.  For more information visit: www.wowchildrensmuseum.org. Connect with WOW! Children’s Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

 

WOW! Children’s Museum is a community supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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