Virtual STEAM Resources

Marine Conservation

Pacific Marine Mammal Center

During this presentation we briefly discuss what the Pacific Marine Mammal Center does & then dive into several problems that our oceans are facing, including: Marine debris, chemical runoff, noise pollution, fishery interactions & more. These problems affect all marine life, and are important to talk about. We end with action items you can do at home to help save our oceans!

  • Grade School
  • Middle School

Marshmallow Catapult - Challenge Accepted!

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

In this experiment we have Natali and David squaring off using the first law of thermodynamics to build the best catapult. See Natali and David compete for which machine will send the marshmallows the highest and furthest!

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

Mentor Moment

Viasat

Arjun explains the lessons he has learned during his career as a Project Engineer. His title is now Aircraft Certification and Integration Project Engineer here at Viasat.

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

Mentor Moments with Anna Prowant

County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation

A little girl’s dream to become an explorer turns into becoming a wildlife biologist and land use/environmental planner. This video is about how my love for exploring and nature led me to a career I am passionate about.

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

Mentor Moments with Beth Principe

County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation

A change in your career path can lead you to the job you are passionate about. This video is about how I followed my passions to become a biologist and land use/environmental planner.

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

Mentorship in the United States Navy

United States Navy

Sailors from within STEM career fields in the United States Navy talk about the various ways they have been mentored, both professionally and personally, while in the U.S. Navy. They talk about what they learned from their experiences and how they later applied that to become better leaders themselves.

  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

NASA Ladies Who Launch

DRS DAYLIGHT SOLUTIONS

Career discussion with NASA women pioneers.

  • Middle School
  • High School

Neurocrine Automation Lab Demonstration

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

Neurocrine Biosciences Scientists and Automation Team demonstrate how molecules are designed and developed. Hint: We'll have a sneak peek at our automation lab in action!

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

Neuroplasticity and Phantom Limb Pain Explained

San Diego Mesa College STEM Conexiones

This experiment is presented by Alexis Xanders, a third year student at San Diego Mesa College studying neuroscience. This presentation covers an explanation of proprioception and neuroplasticity in the brain and how a therapy using a mirror box can trick the brain into relieving phantom limb pain and strengthen weakened arms and legs after having a stroke.

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

NewSchool of Architecture & Design Career Talks: How Architecture Inspires Students

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

Join NewSchool in a discussion where students discuss how Architecture has inspired them and share what they hope to do after they graduate.

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

NewSchool of Architecture & Design Career Talks: Product Design

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

Curious about Product Design? Explore some of the many possibilities and career opportunities that Product Design offers, as explained by a group of NewSchool faculty, alumni, and students.

  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)
  • Educator Specific

NewSchool of Architecture & Design Career Talks: Product Design

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

Curious about Product Design? Explore some of the many possibilities and career opportunities that Product Design offers, as explained by a group of NewSchool faculty, alumni, and students.

  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)
  • Educator Specific

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