The DoSeum is San Antonio's only museum just for children where kids learn by doing, creating and tinkering, instead of just looking and listening.
Halloween is a great time to try out all your spooky, funny, or creative costumes, but why not consider paying a bit of tribute to some of the great female figures in STEM history? Women scientists, engineers, and mathematicians have made some of the largest impacts on human history, many of which we celebrate in our DoSeum exhibits. Check out some of these girl-power STEM costume ideas for your kids this Halloween:
What you'll need: Learn how to make an astronaut costume here; bonus: wear tap shoes to represent Jemison's love of dance
What you'll need: Learn how to make an Ionic Chiton here; use rolled up pieces of paper for scrolls; sandals
What you'll need: Vintage 1960's dress; large-framed glasses; map of the galaxy; NASA pin
What you'll need: A large dress, a bonnet, a basket to carry fossils, toy fossils, a notebook to record findings,
What you'll need: Learn how to make a surgeon costume here