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52 Weeks of Science–Clairemont

52 Weeks of Science Clairemont is here, with a twist!

Each FREE weekly event will be centered on a monthly theme, in February we will focus on Energy and Sustainability. Check out upcoming themes below the calendar.

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February 2018

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Climate Change and Marine Debris

Climate Change and Marine Debris

Thursday, February 1, 2018
3:45–4:45 p.m.
Innovation Middle School
5095 Arvinels Ave, San Diego, CA 92117

Join SD Coastkeeper for an interactive presentation about marine debris and climate change. Participate in hands-on activities to learn how long it takes for trash to decompose. Discover what you can do to help reduce plastic pollution and mitigate climate change. 

3:45–4:45 p.m.
Innovation Middle School
5095 Arvinels Ave, San Diego, CA 92117
 
 
Kitchen Chemistry: Glorious Chocolate

Kitchen Chemistry: Glorious Chocolate

Saturday, February 3, 2018
1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111

The many wonders of chocolate, from the biochemical effects on humans to how and why it changes state, are probed in this Library NExT course. We will look at the history of the cocoa tree, including how it is processed and which chemicals contribute to the unique chocolate taste. Budding bakers will run an edible experiment and make chocolate cookies. 

For safety reasons no open flame will be used in this class. Any necessary cooking will be accomplished by using a small toaster oven, a single hot plate or a microwave. All participants must abide by the safety rules. No prior experience required. 

1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111
 
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Slimy Sea Creature Workshop

Slimy Sea Creature Workshop

Saturday, February 10, 2018
1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111

Slimy ocean animals like octopus, sea stars, sand dollars and moon snails are the focus of this Library NExT class. Students will discover the secret of how octopus change color and how oysters make pearls. This class offers a chance to research sea life like a marine biologist and to create like an artist using different types of materials found in nature.

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1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111
 
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The Energy Coalition: Smart Energy Strategies

The Energy Coalition: Smart Energy Strategies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
4–5 p.m.
Alcott Elementary School
4680 Hidalgo Ave, San Diego, CA 92117

TEC is the architect of PEAK, an energy education program designed to empower students to become smart energy managers. In this interactive assembly style presentation we will learn and test strategies to become smarter about how we use and conserve energy.  

4–5 p.m.
Alcott Elementary School
4680 Hidalgo Ave, San Diego, CA 92117
 
 
 
 
 
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Exploring Kelp Forest Ecosystems

Exploring Kelp Forest Ecosystems

Saturday, February 24, 2018
1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111

In this Library NExT workshop students will learn about the incredible algae in our ecosystem, including an interactive “creature features” lesson highlighting invertebrates, fish and sharks. Live underwater kelp forests just off our San Diego shores provide vertical habitats for marine life. In addition to this practical marine biology lesson, students will create an art project using watercolor pencils.

Register Here

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Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111
 
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Pure Water: Water Purification Process

Pure Water: Water Purification Process

Monday, February 26, 2018
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Balboa Branch Library
4255 Mt Abernathy Ave, San Diego, CA 92117

Pure Water San Diego is the City's phased, multi-year program that will provide one-third of San Diego's water supply locally by 2035. In this presentation we will learn about The Pure Water Program and water purification technology that cleans recycled water to produce safe, high-quality drinking water. Kids will be able to take part in a fun and interactive water purification exercise. 

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Balboa Branch Library
4255 Mt Abernathy Ave, San Diego, CA 92117
 
 
 
 
 
 

October: Science of the Outdoors

November: Geography and Geology

December: Grossology

January: Genetics

February: Energy and Sustainability

March: Engineering

April: Maker and Fix-It Clinic

May: Environment

June: Robotics

July: Science Fiction: Fantasy

August: Space Exploration

September: Civic Planning

 

Are you part of a local STEM organization? Do you see a theme that you would like to present on? Please do not delay, connect with us! 

 


 

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Fleet Science Center

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