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52 Weeks of Science–Clairemont

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

Science is truly all around us! We will be highlighting free STEM events that are taking place all over the community. When there is a gap in the schedule, we will work with our partners to create a FREE event that will be centered on a monthly theme. Check out upcoming themes below the calendar.

Please do not hesitate to Contact us if you have any questions, would like to learn more about the program, our partners or how you can get involved! 


 

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November 2018

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Novem-Birds Family Walk

Novem-Birds Family Walk

Saturday, November 3, 2018
9–10:30 a.m.
Tecolote Nature Center
5180 Tecolote Rd., San Diego, CA 92110

Join naturalists in ringing in November with a free, guided family walk in Tecolote Canyon. We never know what we'll find crawling, chirping, growing or flying in the canyon's main trail and Battle trail loop. Maybe we'll hear or see Novem-Birds! Wear closed-toe shoes, and bring water and your sense of wonder.  

 

9–10:30 a.m.
Tecolote Nature Center
5180 Tecolote Rd., San Diego, CA 92110
 
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STEM Lecture Series: Watching Stars Die: The Hunt for Supernova Progenitors

STEM Lecture Series: Watching Stars Die: The Hunt for Supernova Progenitors

Thursday, November 8, 2018
7–8:30 p.m.
Mesa College–MS Building Room G-101

SDSU astronomer, Dr. Douglas Leonard, will discuss his research about supernovae.

Welcome to Mesa College’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Lecture Series!  STEM lectures are held on the San Diego Mesa College campus.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  All ages welcome.  All lectures are free of charge.  View a campus map here.

Parking can often be a challenge, so we urge you to consider taking using Uber or Lyft. Please note that non-students may park in any campus parking lot except for lots 7–10 (see campus map link), provided that the spot isn’t designated as faculty/staff. There is a cash-only parking machine in each lot.  Parking is $1/hour.  Event attendees are also encouraged to download the MobileNOW! smartphone parking app from the Google Play Store, available for both iPhone and Android phones. Users can pay with a credit or debit card, right from their phones.  The location number for Mesa College is 2000.

 

7–8:30 p.m.
Mesa College–MS Building Room G-101
 
Clairemont Family Science & Engineering Day

Clairemont Family Science & Engineering Day

Friday, November 9, 2018
4-5:30pm
Lafayette Elementary School
6125 Printwood Way, San Diego, CA 92117

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of science & engineering activities at Lafayette Elementary! UCSD Biocircuits will showcase topics they explore with Lafayette’s 3rd-5th graders. Madison HS & Clairemont HS robotics teams will put on a joint demonstration of their award-winning robots. Lafayette’s teachers will have out STEAM Institute supplies for hands-on fun for all ages!

PLUS… Explore engineering and science with these awesome groups: International Bridge Technologies UCSD Bioengineering Graduate Society UCSD Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Society of Women Engineers The Whole Child Learning Company Make Them Mainstream Clairemont HS Astronomy Club Clairemont Boy Scouts soapbox derby.

This event is NOT a school-supervised event. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Please participate with your child. Bring a canned food item to feed the HUNGRY ROBOT! All cans will be included in the CLMT Youth Council’s Holiday Canned Food Drive.

 

4-5:30pm
Lafayette Elementary School
6125 Printwood Way, San Diego, CA 92117
 
Tiny Houses

Tiny Houses

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

The tiny-house movement is sweeping the U.S.! Get the inside scoop on how and why people are designing houses that take up about 15 percent of the space of a typical home. Learn about tiny-house architecture, social responsibility and community, and then design and build your own tiny house out of clay and found materials.

Registration opens 10/10, Register Here(link is external)

Level: Middle School (6th – 8th Grade)

 

1–4 p.m.
Linda Vista Library
2160 Ulric St., San Diego, CA 92111
 
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STEM Lecture Series: Geologic Evolution of San Diego County

STEM Lecture Series: Geologic Evolution of San Diego County

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
7:30–8:30 p.m.
San Diego Mesa College MS Building Room G-101

Dr. Ron Blakey, professor emeritus, Northern Arizona University, will discuss the geologic development of San Diego County.

Welcome to Mesa College’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Lecture Series!  STEM lectures are held on the San Diego Mesa College campus.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  All ages welcome.  All lectures are free of charge.  Here’s a link to our Fall 2018 schedule, which provides details for each event. Please check the schedule on the day of the event for any updates, etc. View a campus map here.

Parking can often be a challenge, so we urge you to consider taking using Uber or Lyft. Please note that non-students may park in any campus parking lot except for lots 7–10 (see campus map link), provided that the spot isn’t designated as faculty/staff. There is a cash-only parking machine in each lot.  Parking is $1/hour.  Event attendees are also encouraged to download the MobileNOW! smartphone parking app from the Google Play Store, available for both iPhone and Android phones. Users can pay with a credit or debit card, right from their phones.  The location number for Mesa College is 2000.

 

7:30–8:30 p.m.
San Diego Mesa College MS Building Room G-101
 
 
 
 

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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