California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos [get directions]
Over 75 interactive demonstrations and hands-on science activities including rocket launches, build-a-robot stations, animal encounters and eco-tours will engage thousands of attendees this Saturday, March 16 at the annual science festival Super STEM Saturday. Free and open to the public, the festival is expected to draw more than 3,000 people.
Super STEM Saturday is designed to expose and engage kids of all ages and their families to the diverse and exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known as the STEM disciplines. This year’s interactive festival features a drone model display, scientist chats, mammal tracking, a tasty hydroponics demonstration, solar telescope viewings, a lively Rubik's Cube competition, an e-Recycling collection station and more. Girl Scouts will also have the opportunity to complete badge requirements at various booths.
Sponsored by ViaSat, Genentech and Northrop Grumman and hosted by CSUSM and The Classical Academies, Super STEM Saturday kicks off the weeklong San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering, the largest celebration of innovation and science education in Southern California.