March 6, 2021, noon to 4 p.m.
Cockrell School of Engineering
Women in Engineering Program

Girl Day at UT Austin: Interactive Booths, Live Broadcasts, Interactions with STEM Role Models

"Exploring Earth and Energy" and "Moving Around: Land, Water, Air and Space"
Age group: Elementary School, Middle/Junior High School

Join in Girl Day at UT Austin from 12 - 4 p.m. Engage in a virtual "booth" experience within the Brazen platform where participants can explore 50 booths with STEM hands-on activities, demonstrations, videos, and role models available for one-on-one video chats with participating families. Students with an adult can choose which activities they'd like to explore and come and go during the "live" virtual booth experience. Girl Day at UT Austin, including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival, is a free STEM event hosted virtually through Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Saturday's themes include 1) Exploring Earth and Energy and 2) Moving Around: Land, Water, Air and Space. Find booths with organizations and activiites related to these themes. Connect with STEM role models in booths who work in these fields.

Take the paper and cardboard column challenge. Design a lava lamp. Design a pollinator's plant. Do some twinkie coring. Find secrets in skeletons. Make pinwheels. Take the primate quiz. Crater the moon. Find the following UT Austin organizations and more with booths live from 12 - 4 p.m. Find all hands-on activities and booths for today on the Girl Day website.

  • UT Austin American Rock Mechanics Association
  • UT Austin Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials, an NSF MRSEC
  • UT Austin Design, Build, Fly 
  • UT Austin Engineers for a Sustainable World
  • UT Austin Environmental Science Institute
  • UT Austin Geosciences Leadership Organization for Women
  • UT Austin Glass Shop
  • UT Austin Hyperloop Engineering 
  • UT Austin Landmarks 
  • UT Austin Longhorn Energy Club
  • UT Austin McDonald Observatory
  • UT Austin OnRamps
  • UT Austin Physics Circus
  • UT Austin Primate Molecular Ecology and Evolution Lab
  • UT Austin Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • UT Austin Society of Women Engineers
  • UT Austin Texas Memorial Museum
  • UT Austin Webber Energy Group
  • UT Austin Women in Engineering Program
  • UT Austin Women in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Find more activities and share designs and creations on Flipgrid

Registrants for K-8th grade programming will receive information on suggested materials for hands-on activities and will have access to hands-on activities in advance of and after Girl Day for continued exploration, design, and creation.