We're so excited about our visit from Farmer Christina for our April meeting. We collected some great Life Lab gardening lesson plans for either parents or teachers to get elementary kids excited about nature and food. These are great to explore after the meeting of if you are outside our tiny sphere of the galaxy. … Continue reading Gardening Lesson Plans
We're on the road! We'll be presenting our interactive Women of Science game at the Center of Secular Humanism, Birmingham Temple on March 18. Hosted by Humanists of Southeast Michigan, come learn about the amazing women of all fields of science. Their stories and innovations will astonish and inspire you. March 18 12:30pm-2pm Center for … Continue reading Women of Science Presentation in Farmington Hills, MI
Today we are talking about a gal who is a math genius. Her calculations were pivotal in getting the first American in space and back home safely. But it didn’t stop there, from the early days of NACA testing airplanes and rocket all the way to the Space Shuttle Program she was there crunching the … Continue reading Katherine Johnson – Your Gal Friday
There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings. Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius. Maria Beasley - Life Raft Marie Van Brittan Brown - Home Security System Josephine Cochrane - Automatic Dishwasher Mary Phelps Jacob … Continue reading The Beauty of Patent Drawings
Gal's Guide is delighted to be part of Starbase Indy this Thanksgiving Weekend. We have two fun events for you to check out. All included with your Starbase Indy Badge. Women in Science Game Participate in this fun game for all ages of women of science history. Presented by Gal's Guide to the Galaxy, these … Continue reading Gal’s Guide at Starbase Indy
On September 29, 2017 after listening to our podcast, Your Gal Friday, Kerra was inspired to see if she could name a star after us. It was the Annie Jump Cannon episode where hosts Kate & Phoebe mention how it would be so cool to have something in space named after you and what a … Continue reading We Have A Star Named After Us!