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STEM in Your Backyard: South Bay

STEM in Your Backyard brings pocket-sized versions of the popular San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering EXPO Day to neighborhoods all over the county throughout the year. STEM In Your Backyard provides access to free, meaningful STEM experiences by bringing the spark of science directly to communities throughout San Diego.

From Bach to Rock

“From Bach To Rock" – March 8th-9th, 2018 Concerts at 9:30 & 11:30 a.m. @The Historic Balboa Theatre
A closer look at the original rock star of the classical world. Classics 4 Kids will detail the profile of J.S. Bach and how this historical figure continues to influence the music trends of today. STEAM topics to include innovation and advances in technology that impact the world of music. Scroll down for details!

Sweetwater UHSD Family STEAM Night

Learn and experience STEM through interactive booths run by Sweetwater's own high school students! Interactive booths will include: Science of dry ice, Maker Space wind tunnel, non-Newtonian Slime, Science of Sand and Polymers, and more! In addition, you can see a 3D printer in action, learn how biodeisel is made, play puzzle games, pet some reptiles, see some awesome robots, and much more!

Design & Build a Physical Architectural Model

Monday through Thursday
March 6 - 9, 2017 · 3 - 5:30 p.m.
San Diego Central Library, IDEA Lab, 8th floor

Design and build like an architect in celebration of Teen Tech Week, in March. During this 4-day workshop, you will have an opportunity to design a 2D floor plan and then use foam core to build a mini 3D architectural model to scale. Showcase of your models, will take place on Thursday, March 9th in the library.

Open to ages 12 and up.

EXPO Day at PETCO Park

The Biocom Institute Festival of Science & Engineering is a week-long educational experience from March 4-12 that is FREE and open to the public. Kicking off the week on March 4th is EXPO Day at PETCO Park (from 10am-5pm), which is the largest event of the week, with over 120 different handson activities for kids and families. Engage, explore, and get excited about science, technology, engineering and math! For full details and up to date information, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @loveSTEMsd

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