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Date:
March 7, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside 3D IMAX Theater
Address:
600 Settlers Landing Rd.
Hampton, VA 23669
Cost:
Included with space center admission
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STEM Saturday: Women in STEM

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Astronaut, engineer, doctor, Stanford and Cornell graduate Mae Jemison was the first black woman to travel in space. "How far can you jump on your favorite planet?!" is in honor of the astronaut and engineer aspects of her career. English chemist and X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin was first to capture images of DNA, RNA, and viruses. Create a double helix out of candy in celebration of her. In honor of the West Area Computing Unit, made famous by the Hollywood movie "Hidden Figures," we will have math-tac-toe!