April 25, 2013
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Fort Worth & Dallas SWE team up to teach girls about circuits at Sally Ride Science Fest

On Saturday April 6th, women from the Dallas and Fort Worth sections of the Society of Women Engineers spent their day showing 5th-8th grade girls how fun engineering can be! The SWE sections were part of the Sally Ride Science … Continue reading

April 15, 2013
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Girls in Engineering Day at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

On February 23rd, Fort Worth SWE celebrated Engineers Week by exploring engineering with Girl Scouts at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  In one workshop, girls made scribblebots – battery-powered robots that dance across the table, creating scribble … Continue reading

April 15, 2013
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Creative mini-projects at Future Cities

This year Fort Worth SWE challenged the Future Cities competition attendees with some mini engineering projects while they waited to give their presentations.  Three challenges were offered: Build boats out of aluminum foil that can hold 25 washers without sinking … Continue reading