San Diego students, K-12, can participate in hands-on activities that helps foster a passion for science education and apply their intellects through a variety of programs. These include the following:
Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering (BE WiSE) is a K-12 hands-on science program for girls and young women.
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH)
Expanding Your Horizons, an annual conference coordinated for 6th through 10th grade young women by the national Math/Science Network that increases the participation, retention, and advancement of girls and women in math, science, engineering and technology.
High Tech Fair
This annual event provides up to 2,500 middle and high school students with the opportunity to interact with representatives from more than 50 local businesses who offer educational materials and a wide variety of hands-on exhibits. Look for the date on the High Tech Fair web page.
Health Sciences Initiative
The Health Sciences Initiative project is the most recent collaborative effort between SDSA and healthcare and education organizations to encourage students to study science and health in high school, specifically at high school health academies, as well as enhance Latino students’ health and science education experience.
MAST Academy/Robotics Competition, organized for 7th through 12th grade students through the San Diego County Office of Education’s Math, Science and Technology (MAST) program, allows students to learn more about and use basic skills that are important to modern robotics.