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The Sally Ride Festival, Seeking Volunteers, School of Natural Sciences & Math
Saturday, Apr 6, 2013
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Location: Entire Mall and Clark Center lobby

Festival Schedule  (web link)

Description: Sally Ride Science Festivals are designed to encourage 5th-8th grade girls in science.  Advance registration is required and is $20 (includes the featured talk, workshops, lunch, and the Street Fair). We are looking for volunteers 18 and older. Please see details at the bottom.

The festival features:  

  • An inspiring talk by a featured speaker Discovery Workshops for 5th-8th grade girls, given by local scientists and engineers (examples include chemists, veterinarians, microbiologists, and others)  
  • Workshops for parents and teachers on ways to support students' interests in science and math
  • A Street Fair with booths, hands-on activities, food, and music

For more information and to view photos of prior festivals, please visit the official Sally Ride Science website.

The School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics is looking for volunteers 18 and older for this event at the following time frames:

 

  • 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • Both of the above

Your help to make this event a special day for the girls who attend will be

most appreciated!For more information please contact Georgetta Oliver at 972-883-6120 or goliver@utdallas.edu.

Contact Info:
Georgetta Oliver, 972-883-6120
Questions? Email me.

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