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Biology through Art

Biology through Art is a collaboration of biologists and artists that brings artistic expression into biology courses. Construct animals from basic geometric shapes, or try drawing your own critter creations. Visit this exciting booth in the Art Pavilion!


KPBS Kids events across the county consist of special visits by your favorite KPBS Kids television characters, story times, and hands-on activities that connect to program educational themes. Visit us to explore fun science, math, and literacy activities for the whole family, and learn how you can meet Super Why, Curious George, Clifford, Daniel Tiger, Molly of Denali, and other KPBS Kids friends at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum and other locations this year!

Cuyamaca College

Our booth activity aims to engage participants with Kumeyaay Science, fostering a connection between modern scientific principles and traditional knowledge. The booth will feature two engaging activities, each offering a hands-on experience that brings to life the intersection of indigenous wisdom and contemporary science. In essence, our booth activity offers a glimpse into the wisdom of the Kumeyaay people and demonstrates the relevance of their scientific practices in today's world.

MADHATTERS KNITS - Hour of Knitting

MADHATTER KNITS volunteer team will put on a tutorial show to teach 45 people to knit a hat for premature babies to donate to Rady's Chlidren's hospital. The step-by-step guidance will create a fully interactive show where participants will be assisted by volunteers. We would like to set up in the new Art area. A large screen will be put to demonstrate each step of the tutorial. We will provide knitting looms, and minute by minute direction to get the hats complete.

Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education

STEAM Activities including Origami, Saori Loom Weaving, and Robotics & Coding. Robotics: The students will learn programming robotics and explore coding to move around! Origami Fun: Discover the magic of origami and paper folding! Engage in fun activities to learn how math is actually a part of the art of origami!. Loom Weaving: Come learn about weaving with your very own tiny cardboard loom. So many colors, textures and possibilities! We will do a demonstration with Saori Loom.

San Diego State University

San Diego State University representatives from science, health and engineering will provide engaging and interactive activities for students and families of all ages. Touch urchins wearing hats, code your own bracelet, build neurons out of pipe cleaners, explore the solar system in virtual reality and more! Learn directly from the SDSU researchers and innovators leading San Diego to new heights in STEM.


This is your opportunity to interact with our amazing reptile Ambassador Animals from EcoVivarium! Get hands-on with a giant python or boa - come face to face with a tegu or dragon! Meet a tortoise that will outlive the average person. See cool STEM experiment demonstrations and view samples of cultural art projects from our classroom programs. Educators will be on-hand to tell you all about our exciting hands-on programs that travel to schools, scouts, and other organizations.

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