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52 Weeks of Science

52 Semanas De Ciencia

52 Weeks of Science is a year-long celebration of science right here in Barrio Logan and Logan Heights. More than 56 organizations have come together in the neighborhood to bring you a year full of discovery through fun science events and opportunities every week. Each event is free and open to all. From astronomy to zoology and everything in between, 52 Weeks of Science is happening here.

Enjoy hands-on demonstrations and interact with scientists, researchers, engineers and more as they reveal their cutting-edge work. Listen to an author share his book highlighting the journey of a seed, or come and look through telescopes and talk to astronomers about the mysteries of space. Interact with robots or explore spectacularly messy science. The calendar below lists upcoming 52 Weeks of Science events!

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52 Semanas de Ciencia es una celebración de las ciencias que durará un año en Barrio Logan y Logan Heights. Más de 30 organizaciones en la comunidad se han organizado para presenter un año lleno de descubrimiento a través de divertidos eventos y actividades científicas. Todos los programas son gratis y abiertos al público en general. Desde astronomía hasta zoología, 52 Semanas de Ciencia está aconteciendo aquí. 

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Calendar of Events | Calendario de Eventos

More events are being added to this calendar, so be sure to check back for updates!




World Below Waves: SHARK!

Thursday, February 23
10 - 11 a.m.

Logan Heights Branch Library
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113

Many myths and mysteries surround these amazing animals, join us and learn to separate fact from fiction and find out what we still have to learn!

Mundo Debajo de las Olas: ¡TIBURÓN!

Jueves, 23 de febrero
10 - 11 a.m.

Biblioteca de Logan Heights
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113

Muchos mitos y misterios rodean a estos increíbles animales, acompáñanos para aprender a diferenciar la realidad de la ficción y descubre lo que todavía tenemos que aprender.

STEAM Event: Dads and Daughters Featuring the National Marine Mammal Foundation

Tuesday, February 28
6 - 8 p.m.

Burbank Elementary School
2146 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

This Q&A panel and activity session is dedicated to opening conversations between female students and their male guardians.  The focus of the event is on getting girls involved in STEM and addressing the challenges women in STEM face - both publicly and at home. Attendees will also participate in a hands-on, inquiry-driven activity with the panelists and volunteers.

Evento STEM para papás e hijas con la Fundación Nacional de Mamíferos Marinos 

Martes, 28 de febrero
6 - 8 p.m.

Burbank Elementary School
2146 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

El evento STEM para padres e hijas (DADS) es un panel de preguntas y respuestas seguidas por una sesión de actividades dedicadas a promover las conversaciones entre estudiantes y sus padres o tutores. El objetivo del evento es involucrar a las niñas en STEM y examinar los desafíos que enfrentan las mujeres en STEM, tanto en público como en casa. Los asistentes también participarán en una actividad práctica, basada en la investigación, con los panelistas y voluntarios.

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Earn the 52 Weeks of Science Badge!

What is it? The 52 Weeks of Science badge is a shareable, digital credential that provides evidence of a substantive learning achievement.

How can I earn it? Complete a 52 Weeks of Science experience in August and September. Get started by visiting lrng.org/san-diego on your phone, tablet or computer!

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Qué es? La insignia "52 Semanas de Ciencia" es una credential digital compartible que acredita un logo de aprendizaje sustancial.

¿Cómo puedo ganármela? Completa una experiencia en 52 Semanas de Ciencia en agosto y septiembre. Para empezar, ¡visita lrng.org/san-diego en tu teléfono, tableta o computadora!

More than an idea … More than a partnership.

Together we can leverage the creative and innovative programs that are happening in the neighborhood to create a community of science for all residents. Partnering together will broaden and expand exciting hands-on science activities and exhibits at schools, libraries, community centers and other gathering places to foster and further connections to science. Logan Heights and Barrio Logan partners are raising awareness of STEM education by bringing an educational science opportunity to the neighborhood every week throughout the year. This collaboration will create rich environments for science enjoyment, teaching and learning.

By establishing collaborative support systems and networks for STEM learning, we can spark budding scientific thinkers of all ages.

Contact us to learn how you can support this community-led initiative!

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A big THANK YOU to our partners and funders in science:

Balboa Elementary AWIS BAME Barrio Logan College Institute
Burbank Elementary Boys & Girls Clubs CPKelco
Logan Elementary Historic Barrio Distric
California Regional Environmental Education Community It Starts with a Seed Life Sciences Summer Institute The League of Extraordinary Scientists
Community Development Corporation MAAC Mad Science Mars Society
Dolores Magdaleno Memorial Recreation Center Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Perkins Project Wildlife
Gabriel Castro Radio Pulso Salk San Diego Archaeological Center
Gilliam Family Community Space & Garden San Diego Astronomy Association San Diego City College San Diego Coastkeeper
Jose Arnaz, PhD lSan Diego Festival of Science & Engineering San Diego Humane Society San Diego Public Library
Krystle Chavarria Sherman Academy Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Southwest Robotic in Science Education
Logan Heights Branch Library UCSD Create Shaping the Future of Aerospace Musica
Monarch School Caice: Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment    
Natalie Millan      
Victor Guarneros      


52 Weeks of Science is created by San Diego's science cultural and educational institutions and individuals and organized by the

Fleet Science Center

The 52 Weeks of Science program is made possible thanks to generous funding from:
The Parker Foundation
Union Bank Viterbi Family Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation
McCarthy Family Foundation
The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation
cox Cable