Archive for April, 2010

National Lab Day with Girlstart

National Lab Day is a nationwide initiative to bring discovery-based science experiences to students in grades K-12. Girlstart is proud to participate this year! You are invited to visit the Girlstart Technology and Science Center:

May 11, 2010- (Pre) Lab Day Open House- 3-6pm

May 12, 2010- National Lab Day Open House- 3-6pm

Join us at Girlstart for hands-on science booths, tour our Girlstart Technology and Science Center, and see our new robotics lab. Sample activities in all of Girlstart’s labs and get some activities for science at home. Check out robotic animals and “Botball” in the robotics lab, video games our own Girlstart participants have programmed in the computer lab and digital microscopes and dissections in the science shack lab.  

This open house is FREE. Bring the whole family!

April 20, 2010 at 8:20 pm Leave a comment

Help Girlstart Go Global

Girlstart is a finalist in the Digital Media Competition. Can you help us? It’s simple! First, register at Then, watch our video and post a comment! Your comments might help us win a grant to help us do the idea we propose.

If awarded this grant, Girlstart will deliver an innovative and amazing web and mobile web portal that will connect users with STEM and STEM-integrated, real-world problems and activities. To accomplish this, Girlstart will use common development tools as well as recent innovations to create a rich environment that fosters interest and learning in STEM subjects, majors, and careers. We will let you know when they open it up for public comments. Your feedback is encouraged!

This competition is connected to National Lab Day, which is May 12, 2010. Check blog for our PRE-Lab Day Open House on May 11th and Lab Day activities for the whole family!

April 19, 2010 at 4:16 pm 1 comment

Rob Cunningham Rocks!

A special thanks to Fox-7’s Rob Cunningham amazing work on Girlstart’s 2010 Expanding Your Horizons PSA!

Click on the above image and watch the video!

April 8, 2010 at 8:31 pm Leave a comment

1 Day left to Register for Girls Conference

Expanding Your Horizons registration closes tomorrow, Wednesday, evening at 11:59pm.

Click Image to Watch Katelyn on We Are Austin

Girls attend three unique hands-on workshops led by professional women who are excited about sharing their science, technology, engineering and math careers with EYH participants!

Featuring Elizabeth Avellán as the Keynote Speaker

Elizabeth Avellán is a film producer, co-owner and vice president of Troublemaker Studios, whose film credits include, “Spy Kids” the series and “Shark Boy and Lava Girl.”

April 6, 2010 at 9:20 pm Leave a comment

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