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The Reid Lecture Series

The Reid Lecture Series presents Dr. William Dunham, Professor, Mathematical Historian, and distinguished author, discussing, "Your humble servant, Isaac Newton". In the 20th century, Cambridge University Press published the complete letters of Isaac Newton. Dr. Dunham will share some of his favorite examples from Newton as a correspondent. He will also discuss Newton's first great mathematical discovery: his generalized binomial theorem and its use in approximating square roots.

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!

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.

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.

Expanding Your Horizons Conference for Girls

The Expanding Your Horizons Conference is a unique opportunity for girls in grades 6 through 10 to engage in hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) led by San Diego’s top scientists, engineers, and specialists. This unique event is designed to foster young girls’ enthusiasm for STEM careers, inform them of professions and opportunities, and encourage them to continue their studies in science and math to reach their goals and objectives.

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