THE SAN DIEGO FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IS CELEBRATING 13 YEARS OF STEAM EDUCATION!

The San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering is an educational experience free and open to the public including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math). This year’s virtual experience will have a main stage with livestreaming events, special events including Women in STEAM, a COVID-19 Conversation for Kids, a teacher appreciation event, and much more. For a preview of this years events check out https://www.lovestemsd.org or see the flyers below in English and Spanish.

STEAM WEEK – APRIL 24-MAY 2

Visit our events calendar https://www.lovestemsd.org/events-2021/ on a regular basis for virtual STEAM events happening throughout the week.

LIVE MAIN STAGE – APRIL 27 & 28

From 10am-6pm PT Tuesday and Wednesday of STEAM Week we will be streaming fun activities, experiments and entertainment for you live on location! Emcees will keep the energy going throughout the day, so tune in when you can and stay as long as you want.

SPOTLIGHT PROGRAMS

April 27 | 3:30-5:00pm
Understanding COVID-19 – A Conversation for Kids and Teens

April 29 | 1:30-3:00pm
Women in STEAM

May 6 | 4:00-6:00pm
“We Appreciate You” Teacher Professional Development & Networking Event

GENERAL SESSIONS

Access pre-recorded video sessions provided by our partners in the following categories:

  • Career Talks – Insight into the wide range of jobs within STEAM companies via representatives from companies showcasing various strengths and interests of employees.
  • Company Tours – A day in the life of working at STEAM companies through a tour of companies on campus, inside labs, highlighting amenities, employees, etc.
  • Did You Know? Hear from the subject-matter experts! These sessions give you a dive deep into an industry-related topic or current event such as climate change, genomics or COVID-19.
  • Experiments & Activities – Follow along with company representatives engaging in an experiment or activity that you can do in your classroom or at home!
  • Leadership Library – Company leaders talk about their passion for their roles and the industry at large. They’ll share their visions for the future or talk about their career paths, goals, etc.
  • Mentor Moments – This is a space for tips, suggestions and even stories about how STEAM company employees been mentored along the way in their careers. Whether you are looking for a job, contemplating the next step in your educational journey or looking for inspiration, these are the sessions for you.