Girls & STEM

It may be called Girls & STEM, but this day offers something for the whole family! Come ready to spark new interests, make real-life connections, and fight stereotypes and obstacles facing young girls and women in Milwaukee! 


  • Astronautics – Participate in a hands-on activity that reinforces principles of flight.  
  • MSOE – Learn about electricity, conductors, and insulators. Even learn how to use a lemon to power a light bulb! 
  • Schlitz Audubon Nature Center – Visit with wildlife ambassadors including, snakes, turtles, and live raptors.  
  • Rockwell Automation will be conducting an activity to help you understand the engineering process and automation.
  • DNR-Lakeshore State Park – Come meet some of the Lakeshore State Park staff to try your hand at identifying aquatic invertebrates that call Lake Michigan their home, as well as invasive and native plants! 
  • Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast – Girl Scouts has STEM badges for girls in grades K-12. Come check out all the new badges and try a few STEM activities! 
  • Gilbane Media Studio – Use Virtual Reality to see how technology is used in the construction industry.  
  • UW-Milwaukee EnQuest – See the solar power station made by the high school girls of EnQuest, UW-Milwaukee’s all-girl summer camps for high school students. Then try your hand at making a circuit to light an LED and use it to add some flashiness to your own drawing. 

 Check back soon for a full list of participants! 

Girls & STEM was created to inspire creativity and curiosity in females through engaging hands-on activities that demonstrate and integrate science, technology, engineering, and math.  



Check back soon for a full list of participants!

Saturday, Nov 9th
10am - 5pm
Enjoyed by All ages
Included in ticket price
Entire Museum