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Brushes & Beakers

Join us for a night of art and science. The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering and the Fleet Science Center are partnering with Wine & Canvas San Diego to bring you a night of creativity and enlightenment. Local artist Amanda Rouse will lead you through the process of creating your own masterpiece, a beautiful sunset scene of the Ocean Beach Pier, while her husband, Dr. Robert Letscher, shares his experience and work as a marine biogeochemist researcher who contributes to next-generation climate models.

Maker Technology Course

Limit 25 people (18+ only). Are you an educator, tinkerer or craftsman looking to expand your repertoire? Have you been thinking about purchasing the latest Maker tools for you your next project? 3D Printing, CNC, Laser Cutters and more. Examine the options of buying your own equipment or investing in a local maker space membership. This course provides an overview of various Maker tools and technologies, as well as the state of the industry. This course can save you thousands of dollars and hundreds of wasted hours of trying to find the best solution yourself.

STEAM Maker Open House

Come visit the workshop that your inner 12 year old would love to have attended and see how the STEAM sausage is made! Get ideas on how to implement Laser cutting, 3D printing, Robotics, Virtual Reality and more in the classroom or youth group environment. All ages welcome. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring Public Girl Scout Sleepover

Have you ever wanted to spend an adventurous night in a museum?
On Saturday, March 11th, your Girl Scout is invited to the Fleet Science Center’s Girl Scout Sleepover. She will have the opportunity to explore mind-boggling Illusions, the science behind how human cells are formed, the importance of water conservation and more in our eight interactive exhibit galleries. She will also get to attend two fun, educational workshops, participate in a scavenger hunt, and view an IMAX movie in the Heikoff Dome Theater.

River Kids Discovery Days

On March 10th and 11th, join the San Diego River Park Foundation for a free two-day celebration of the San Diego River featuring nature fun for youth and their families! Groups and individuals from across San Diego County can take part in service projects and outdoor science education opportunities, giving kids a leading role in protecting our natural resources and creating green spaces for the community.

Imagination Innovation

Science and technology should be fun! Join us as we rotate through five different stations where STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concepts are taught using fun hands-on activities and experiments!

This is an event for middle school aged students. Note that the deadline for people to sign up for this event is March 10. Parents are required to sign up beforehand.

STEM in Your Backyard: Lakeside

Join the Biocom Institute Festival of Science & Engineering as we celebrate STEM In the Lakeside community! Bring your family to the Lakeside Community Center for a FREE and fun filled day featuring over 25 interactive, hands-on exhibits from local businesses, nonprofits, and schools. All activities are designed to spark a love for science in your future innovator.

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