Williams Girls Rock Science℠ Weekend




Cost: Free with Admission
Date: Sept 23, 2017 Daily until Sept 24, 2017

WILLIAMS Girls Rock Science Weekend
Sept. 23 and 24

With hands-on STEM activities to acquaint girls with a wide range of STEM careers, this weekend-long event is designed to get girls of all ages excited about science and technology.

Activities include opportunities to:

  • Virtually build your own rollercoaster and follow cell phone pings with Verizon!
  • Climb inside and see how self-driving cars actually work! 
  • Check out the Construction Zone to explore careers while participating on hands-on projects.
  • Bring the little ones to explore the new Girls Rock Science Pre-K area, sponsored by Tender Care Learning Centers.
  • Step inside a mobile STEM lab! 
  • Check out the coding and robotics area.
  • See what cool activities local schools are doing in the classroom to learn about STEM.
  • Solve a crime at the Girls Rock Science Forensics Lab! Learn about crime solving, and see how your fingerprints show up on evidence.
  • Learn what it takes to be a pharmacist, explore how to calculate dosage and how to fill prescriptions.
  • Stop by the City of Pittsburgh area, and learn about the departments that protect you every day – fire, bomb squad, police, IT services, public works, and more.
  • See the KDKA TV Mobile Weather Lab and become a weather expert reporting from the field.
  • Meet KDKA News personalities and show your reporting skills at the KDKA TV kiosk.