The October Issue of Smithsonian Magazine features a short article, “Read This Story and Earn Your Merit Badge in U.S. Cultural History: How scouting as encouraged boys and girls to be prepared over the years.”
Ten Girl Scouts from throughout the United States will participate in an Astronomy Adventure this July. They’ll learn how to operate telescopes, participate in solar and dark sky observations, collect and analyze data, camp, and more.
Last Saturday, 7,000 girls, both local and out of state, walked across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco as they bridged from being Juniors to Cadettes. The walk was followed by a festival on Crissy Field with music, snacks, and fun activity booths.
Girls Go To Mars (GGTM) is a set of activities designed to engage middle school girls in hands-on science. GGTM introduces NASA’s MAVEN Mission, which reached Mars on September 21,2014, and begins its study of the martian atmosphere.