7. Visit Local Museums

Here in Washington DC, the National Museum of Natural History, National Geographic Museum and National Air and Space Museum are just a few of the city’s most popular stops for families. Check out what’s available in your own area, and start planning a fun and educational family outing.

Live close to a national park or wildlife refuge? Day trip sites like these can also offer a lot of fun without a hefty price tag.

Of course, these suggestions are not only limited to girls and can be wonderful ideas to try out with boys, as well. What are some of your own favorite ways to get girls interested in science?

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