STEM Girl Day Activities
All the Things You Can Be as a ChemE
Explore the exciting space between chemistry and engineering through strawberry DNA extraction, color changing reaction kinetics, and using thermodynamics through sublimation to create ice cream.
Artistic Graphite Circuits
Learn how circuits help power our world as they conduct electricity through graphite drawings.
Balloon Racer Challenge
Use household supplies to create a balloon powered racecar! Longhorn Racing members will explain the basic theory of thrust and resistance while you're creating, building and testing.
Create a bath bomb and explore the chemical reactions that make it work.
Be a Biomedical Engineer: LEGO® Prosthetics
Try some of the activities that UT Austin biomedical engineering students do every day, including building a prosthetic hand out of LEGO® bricks.
Be a Longhorn: Explore UT Austin Admissions
It's never too early to think about college. Visit with students and staff to learn about UT Austin admissions.
Be a Video Game Developer
Game Worlds turns gaming passion into gaming careers! Learn about animation, sound design, level design, and coding from the ground up--and bring your dream video game to life.
Become a Cybersecurity Hero Today
Internet safety is more important than ever before. Explore what it means it mean to be a cybersecurity hero.
Bevo Tower Power
Engineer an index-card tower that will support Bevo.
Beyond Post-it® Notes
3M is Science Applied to Life. 3M uses a wide variety of technologies in our diverse product lines. Join us for a sneak peek into what scientists do to create new products.
Boat Race Engineering Challenge
Design your own boat out of limited materials and float it down a raceway using only your breath for power.
Design and decorate a construction paper rocket. Test how far it will fly using a PVC pipe and empty soda bottle launcher.
Breathe In, Breathe Out: Create a Working Lung Model
Explore the way your lungs work by creating a working model of the human lung.
Bridge Building is Cool
Build a bridge with bridge engineers using toothpicks and gumdrops. How much weight will your bridge hold?
Bright Ideas: Power Our World
Let's power the world with bright ideas. Explore energy from alternative sources and help us power a lamp using only kitchen supplies.
Bubble Shapes: Create a Bubble Wand
Use your creativity to create an amazing bubble wand of your own design. Afterwards, put your wand creation to the test and make bubbles!
Build a Binary Bracelet
Build your own binary bracelet. Learn how computers store information in binary and encode your initials on a bracelet.
Guess which lung represents a healthy lung and which represents a smoker's lung. Explore the negative effects of smoking through a demonstration with two inflated sheep lungs.
Bunny Suits and Microscopes
Try on a Clean Room Bunny Suit used by engineers and scientists in the manufacturing of computer chips. Use a microscope to look at real wafers that become chips in the electronics you use every day.
Camp Langan: Engineer Your Own Campsite
Design your dream campsite. With every campsite area there are rules, regulations, and limitations, so use your creativity and engineering skills to plan out the best campsite around!
Can You Handle the Pressure?
Move a platform lifter, excavator, robot arm without using any type of electricity. Challenge your friends to see whose machine can finish the mission!
Chain Reaction Machine Creation
Create a chain reaction (Rube Goldberg machine) with ramps, dominoes, balls, and funnels to explore the basic laws of physics.
Make a multi-colored bat to take home using the science of chromatography.
Circuit Science: Understanding the Power of Semiconductors
What is a semiconductor? Learn and play with circuit creation: draw a working circuit, snap together Snap Circuits® and squish together squishy Play-Doh circuits.
Clean Water Distribution: Lakes, Pumps, Pipes, and Tanks!
Explore how a surface water supply (lake) with varying water elevations gets to our homes. Check out how a pump moves the water from the lake up several feet to an elevated water tank and then flows to homes.