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2008 Sally Ride Festival: Reach for the Stars!
Peggy Whitson
date:1:00PM   to   3:00PM   US Central (GMT −0500)
Saturday, October 18, 2008
length:2 hours, 0 minutes
location:Engineering Quadrangle
sponsor:Physics & Astronomy

Sally Ride Science Festival returns to Rice with a street fair, keynote speaker, and workshops. Designed for middle-school girls, registration is required. Please see website below for link to registration.

The festival features:

- An inspiring talk by astronaut Peggy Whitson

- Discovery Workshops for students, 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
Advance registration is required and is $20 (includes the featured talk, workshops, lunch, and the Street Fair).

Schedule of Events:

11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 4:15pm Check-in, Lunch, Street Fair
Featured Talk, Discovery Workshops, Street Fair

more info:Sally Ride Home-page
About Peggy Whitson
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