Virtual STEAM Resources

The PLNU Journey

Point Loma Nazarene University

A collection of short narrations by past and present students about what it is like to live and learn at Point Loma Nazarene University.

  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

The STEM Program at Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University

This overview of STEM education at Point Loma Nazarene University provides useful statistics as well as short biographies of all fulltime STEM faculty. Questions regarding the biology and chemistry programs may be directed to mmcconne@pointloma.edu. For questions regarding the Math, Computer Science Physics and Engineering programs, contact Physics@pointloma.edu"

  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

Tinker Time: Slime

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

During this time you are challenging kids to be chemists and create their own slime! Let your child choose which colors they want their slime to be. There is no right or wrong way to make slime if it responds to the challenge. Today's challenge: create slime! Activity best for children age 2 and up.

  • Pre-K

Tips for Hiking on a Hot Day

County of San Diego Parks and Recreation

If you’re planning a hike in one of San Diego’s inland areas, it’s important to know the risks so you can plan ahead.

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

Trail Etiquette - Share and Be Aware

County of San Diego Parks and Recreation

Multi-use trails can be a challenge at times when you combine horses, bikers, joggers and walkers – not to mention the width or the slope of the trails.

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

Two-Stage Balloon Rocket - Newton's 3rd Law

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

This is a favorite of ours, it’s a bit more complex, but the result is well worth the effort. Aarush demonstrates Newton’s 3rd law: “every action has an equal and opposite reaction.” Aarush is able to capture and direct the pressure in one direction…just like in space rocket propulsion systems!

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

Unique R&D Strategy at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Carmen Bozic, Chief Medical Officer at Vertex, talks about the unique R&D strategy.

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

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Virtual Lab Tour

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Step inside the walls of Vertex to learn about how we discover life-changing drugs, custom-design our instruments, test around the world, and so much more.

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

Vertex Pharmaceuticals: A Company and Mission To Be Proud Of

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

David Altshuler, Chief Scientific Officer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, talks about how his team will advance the drug discovery process working with technology.

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

Watershed Protection Program Stormwater Management

County of San Diego

Learn about San Diego County's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System and different types of careers in Watershed Protection with the County of San Diego, specifically water quality monitoring, bioassessment, and source tracking.

  • High School
  • College and Beyond (21+)

Working In STEM

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Check out the Learning Lab team as they speak to the importance of representation and diversity in STEM!

  • Grade School
  • Middle School
  • High School

Yummy Foods: Hack Your Snack with a Fruit Sundae

HHSA

Looking for more ways to eat better? Watch this short video for a delicious, healthy snack idea!

  • Pre-K
  • Grade School

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