ENGAGE IN STEAM

Opportunities for you to enrich your education with STEAM

Explore STEAM Opportunities!

Bookmark this electronic newsletter!

It will be updated regularly as new opportunities for you are presented. What you do in your spare time (extracurricular activities) matter!

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STEM Career Exploration

Endeavor: STEM Career Exploration - Educator Overview

Take an online, self-paced course to EXPLORE STEM

Curiosity is the first step!

Enroll in this FREE online course to explore STEM.

  • Recommended grade level: 6th - 9th
  • Total time: 1.5 - 2 hours


Course Topics: The Careers Powering STEM Industries, Big Data and the Internet of Things, Future of Manufacturing and Design, and The Algorithms Behind Recommendations.


Simply go to https://platform.everfi.net/new_registration

and enter the following code to join the class: 4d83b0ca


Course content provided by EVERFI

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps: Summer Internship (InterpreTEENS)

https://youtu.be/qtzz9qIRqrQ

Application Deadline: 5 p.m. April 7, 2019

High School Student InterpreTEENS

Position Description:

  • InterpreTEENS will bring our exhibits to life through interactions, biofacts, and live specimens focusing on the Science, the Protection and the Fun stories!
  • InterpreTEENS will lead formal and informal conservation-based presentations to enhance the guest experience.
  • Internship runs 7 days a week from June 23 - August 17, 2019


Interested? Find more DETAILS HERE

Apply HERE!

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Dates: June 24 - June 28, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (each day)


What is the GenCyber Program?

The GenCyber Academy of Excellence is a week-long program focused on technical aspects of cybersecurity including core concepts guided by Cyber First Principles offered at University of San Diego (USD).


No Cost To Participate

In order to stimulate learning and encourage future professionals to the cyber industry, the National Security Agency (NSA) has awarded funding to the University of San Diego to provide this program, materials and meals at no cost for admitted students.


More details HERE

Application Link HERE

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Northrop Grumman STEM High School Internship Program

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25
  • Currently enrolled in 11th or 12th grade
  • Minimum age 16
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions
  • Must reside within 50 miles of a Northrop Grumman location
  • Resume required


Details:

  • Internship duration: June - August 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Internships are PAID: 32 - 40 hour work week
  • Engineering internships include:
    • Electrical or Mechanical Design
    • Computer Programming
    • Manufacturing
    • Systems Engineering


Learn more about it HERE

APPLY HERE

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Community service during the summer at Sothwestern Community College

Southwestern College’s Y.E.S. Academy (formally College for Kids) can use your help!

They are looking for students to volunteer with their UCSD Sally Ride Science courses this summer. Courses to volunteer for will range from science to chemistry to marine biology!

*Volunteers must be entering High School Juniors or Seniors*


Dates: JUNE 10-13, JUNE 17-20, JULY 1-3 & JULY 8-11

Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Flyer HERE

Questions? Registration:

(619) 421-6700 X 5953

SWCCOLLEGE4KIDS@SWCCD.EDU

WWW.SWCCD.EDU/CFK

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge

National Public Radio (NPR) is inviting San Diego County students in grades 5 to 12 to create a podcast and compete for a chance to win the grand prize. Winners will have their podcasts featured in segments on Morning Edition and All Things Considered on NPR.

Students are asked to put together a podcast with their class or extracurricular group, and then submit it to NPR with help from a teacher. Each podcast should be between three and 12 minutes long.

Click here for more information. The deadline for submissions is March 31 and winners will be announced in April.

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Math Field Day!

Get your team ready to compete on May 11, 2019

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Girls STEM Camp: SDSU Femineer Program

SDSU's College of Engineering Femineer Program will be offering the following summer STEM camps for girls:

Incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th graders for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Option 1: June 17 - 19, 2019
  • Option 2: July 30 - August 1, 2019


Incoming 9th and 10th graders for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Option 1: July 1 - 3, 2019
  • Option 2: July 22 - 24, 2019


Each day runs from 9 am - 3 pm. Drop-off/Pick-up will be at 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182. You are responsible for getting your daughter to and from the camp site (we will not be providing transportation or additional child care).


At this 3-day STEM camp, girls will code robots, create circuit artwork (& take it home!), explore with various tools & technology, and much more! The $225 camp registration fee includes: supplies for the hands-on STEM activities during the 3-day camp at SDSU, a Girls STEM Camp swag bag, and daily snacks. Flyer HERE


Register Here: http://bit.ly/SDSUGirlsSTEMCamp

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Are you a High School student taking AP STEM classes?

National Math Science Initiative (NMSI) Grant

AP Math, AP Science, AP English, & AP Computer Science courses

High schools involved:

BVH, CVH, ELH, HTH, MVH, MOH, OLY, ORH, SOH, & SUH

This message is for you!


Learn more about SUHSD and NMSI - HERE.

Make sure to take advantage of the FREE NMSI Student Study Sessions, click on the link that corresponds with your cluster:


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https://youtu.be/YigCfRAAHKo
Camp NAWIC San Diego provides a unique week-long, hands-on approach to a construction career to high school girls at no cost to the participants. Campers learn the basic elements of various construction trades and develop a “can-do” attitude they can apply in many aspects of their lives.


Who can attend? Any girl from 9th through 12th grade

Event Dates/Times: June 17-21 [7:30am-4pm]

Location: The Associated General Contractors facilities

6212 Ferris Square, San Diego, CA 92121


Space is limited - First-Come-First-Served

Registration deadline May 15, 2019 or after 100 registrations (which ever comes first)

Register Today!


Full program's details and registration can be found HERE

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STEAM programs and activities in San Diego

San Diego as a STEM-rich region needs to be ready for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. The San Diego STEM ECO System connects the community with regional STEAM events and programs. Find a STEAM Opportunity for you today! HERE.

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Follow us on Twitter @SUHSD_STEAM & share your STEAM news in Twitter #sweetSTEAM

or email the STEAM Programs Coordinator to share your SUHSD STEAM programs, activities, and events at jesus.ulloa-higuera@sweetwaterschools.org

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SUHSD Board Members

Paula Hall, Kevin J. Pike, Nicholas Segura, Arturo Solis, Frank A. Tarantino

Dr. Karen Janney -Superintendent-

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