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Astronaut Sally Ride to Host Science Festival at UCI
By: Brian C Hart | Source: Sally Ride Science
November 6, 2005 8:11PM PDT
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Join Astronaut Sally Ride as she hosts a science festival at UC Irvine on Sunday, November 13, to interest girls and young women in science careers.

OCA will have a booth at the Street Fair portion of the Festival; volunteers need to arrive by around 10:30.


Astronaut Sally Ride to Host Science Festival at UC Irvine
Sunday, November 13, 2005 at 11:45AM

The Street Fair (where OCA will have a booth) starts at 11:00; Volunteers need to arrive by 10:30 a.m.

UC IRVINE- Hosted by America’s first woman astronaut, the Sally Ride Science Festival is aimed at encouraging girls in grades five through eight to explore the world of science – from astrobiology to zoology; environmental engineering to rocket science. The event will feature a keynote speech by Ride, as well as Discovery Workshops led by women professionals ranging from veterinarians to rocket scientists, and a festive Street Fair with booths, exhibits, food, music and a drawing for prizes. There is also a workshop for parents and teachers on ways to support girls’ interests in science and math.


Registration Fee: $18 per person Paid Via Link Below or By Phone
Advance Registration: Required
How to Register: Online at Sally Ride Festivals Web Site OR Phone: (800) 561-5161

UCI Bren Events Center
Intersection of Mesa Drive and W Peltason Drive on the UC Irvine Campus
Irvine, CA 92697

See the full event details at Sally Ride Science Festivals.

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