Although the majority of our activities at Girl Day are free-flowing and students can visit them at any point during the event, we have a few special shows that occur during the event that we highly recommend attending! See below for information on our 2018 Girl Day shows:
Bob Bullock Museum
October 2, 2017 - August 31, 2018
Shows on Girl Day at 10 a.m. and 12 noon.
From the Great Wall of China to ground-breaking skyscrapers and bridges soaring above the clouds, Dream Big shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. It also reveals the imagination it takes to create a sustainable future, and the heart that drives engineers to save lives. Starring three young women engineers and a high school engineering team, Dream Big will encourage today’s young minds to become the innovators of tomorrow.
Join students from the Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR) for an exciting show of frozen chemistry, chemical engineering, and other demonstrations. Explore the states of matter and how temperature affects the properties. Learn about shear thinning and thickening fluids and be wowed by the chilling effect of liquid nitrogen. Shows at 12:30 amd 1:30 p.m. on the Creating Chemistry Stage on the EER West Lawn. (Rain location: RLM Ground Floor 4.102)
Get a bang out of this fun, exciting, loud and fragrant demonstration of chemistry experiments performed by Dr. Kate Biberdorf and volunteers from the audience. Shows are approximately 30 minutes. Shows at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the Creating Chemistry Stage on the EER West Lawn. (Rain location: RLM Ground Floor 4.102)
The Physics Circus is a show with fun, often explosive, science demonstrations covering topics including states of matter and electricity. Shows are approximately 1 hour. Shows at 12, 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. on the Future Technologies Stage on the CPE Plaza. (Rain location: EER Ground Floor Atrium)
Stunt Ranch has been graciously offering an action-packed science closing to Girl Day since 2010! Science in the Movies is a live presentation that reveals the exciting ways science is used to create movie stunts and special effects. During a thrilling one hour assembly, Steve Wolf's team performs six stunts and effects that teach over 100 essential science and safety concepts. The Science in the Movies closing show begins at 4 p.m. on the Future Technologies Stage on the CPE Plaza. (Rain location: EER Ground Floor Atrium)