Virtual STEAM Resources

Career Talks with County of San Diego

County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation

Meet key team members of our recreation team, learn more about their career journeys, and discover how STEAM principles are used in their everyday tasks.

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

Cartesian Scuba Diver

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

Check out the scientific principles involved in how a diver can sink or float! George demonstrates how to create your own mini diver. Can you tell us why the diver sinks or floats? Let’s go diving!

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

Company Tours

Navy Talent Acquisition Group, South West

This is a video walkthrough of the day to day expectations and job descriptions of just a few of the STEM opportunities within the U.S. Navy.

  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

Cool Careers - Imagine Your Future Career as a Automotive Engineer!

Challenge Island San Diego Coastal

Vrooom! Vrrooom! Imagine your future as an AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEER during Challenge Island’s 12/10 Hanging with the STEAM Stars! Do you ever wonder what it would be like to build cool cars for a living? Or how computers can be used to keep cars safe? You won’t want to miss meeting Lucas Peterson, an automotive engineer for General Motors in Detroit! Learn how Luke turned his Dream STEAM career into reality during this amazing Hanging with the STEAM Stars Episode!

  • Grade School
  • Middle School

Cool Careers - Imagine Your Future Career as a Software Engineer!

Challenge Island San Diego Coastal

Do you dream of a career in website or video game design? Do you think coding is colossally cool? Meet Kelcy Newton, an inspiring Microsoft SOFTWARE ENGINEER who is brimming with Girl Power! Learn what she gets to do every day and how she turned her STEAM dream Job into reality.

  • Grade School
  • Middle School

Cool Careers - Imagine Your Future Career as a Veterinarian!

CHALLENGE ISLAND SAN DIEGO COASTAL

If you dream of a career as Veterinarian, this is a not to be missed session. Tune in to listen to our talk with Cheryl Coplon as she shares how she turned her passion to a dream career.

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School
  • Middle School

Did You Know? All Living Things Have Genes

Hologic

All Living Things Have Genes – Genes are instructions for how living things make themselves using long molecules call nucleic acids. We look at nucleic acid code of bacteria or viruses, for example COVID, then use this information to make a test to detect the disease.

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

DRS DAYLIGHT SOLUTIONS Company Tour

DRS DAYLIGHT SOLUTIONS

Overview of Daylight Solutions STEM Outreach employee volunteer program.

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

Dry Ice Bubbles

County of San Diego Hazardous Materials Division

Learn a little bit about Dry Ices’ unique properties and how it can be turned into bubbles. Learn why the bubbles are different than a normal bubble. It is -109F, so cold! You can make awesome bubbles and do this one at home but will need an adult with leather gloves for the dry ice.

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

EIS Computer Science-Binary Code Bracelets

Elementary Institute of Science

Create your own binary code bracelet with EIS Computer Science Instructor, Ms. Clare! In this activity, students will translate their name into binary code, and create a bracelet to combine art with computer science. You can download our Computer Science: Binary Code Lesson at https://eisca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/EIS_Coding_Activity_Binary-Code_Bracelet_27APR2020.pdf

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

EIS Engineering - Paper Airplanes

Elementary Institute of Science

Explore Aerodynamics with EIS Engineering Instructor, Mr. Justin! In this activity, students will develop various models of airplane designs and compare their speed and aerodynamic properties. You can download our Engineering: Paper Airplane Lesson at https://eisca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/EIS_Engineering_Paper_Airplanes_15APR2020.pdf. Instructions for Dart plane: https://www.foldnfly.com/1.html#Basic-Dart Instructions for Glider plane: https://www.foldnfly.com/6.html#Hunting-Flight

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School
  • Middle School

EIS Engineering-Stethoscopes

Elementary Institute of Science

Create your own stethoscope with EIS Engineering Instructor, Ms. Maria! In this activity, students will build their own stethoscopes and explore other bioengineering inventions. You can download our Engineering: Stethoscope Lesson at https://eisca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/EIS_Bioengineering_Build_A_Stethoscope_18MAY2020.pdf

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School
  • Middle School

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