“Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” at the University of Texas on Saturday is when more than 6,000 girls head to the Cockrell School of Engineering for hands-on science lessons and fun.
By the numbers:
6,400: Kindergarten through eighth-grade students registered for the event.
150: Activities throughout the day.
7,200: Inches of rainbow electrical tape to create LED butterflies.
12,000: Straws to create sustainable pinwheels.
1,950: Toy animals to save by constructing parachutes.