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Sunday
10:00 am
11:00 am
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Summary: Learn about how recent insight into how Coronaviruses hijack human cells and cause disease have revealed similarities between COVID-19 and cancer. Join UCSF researchers on a virtual tour of their labs and a live Q & A session.
Sunday
10:30 am
11:30 am
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Summary: Scientists from Smith-Kettlewell will reveal preliminary results of their auditory science experiment and discuss how these results can help advance our understanding of auditory perception!
Sunday
11:00 am
12:00 pm
PDT
Summary: ¿Alguna vez te has preguntado cómo realmente se ve el ADN? ¡Sigue con este experimento práctico para extraer y examinar tu propio ADN!
Sunday
11:30 am
12:00 pm
PDT
Summary: An interactive tour of medical imaging in radiation oncology! Can you find the toy in the CT image and ultrasound? Join us to learn how medical images are used in medicine!
Sunday
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
PDT
Summary: An introduction to different storytelling mediums and their importance in communicating difficult information during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a four-panel comic creation exercise.
Sunday
12:30 pm
1:45 pm
PDT
Summary: Four women involved in different STEM disciplines and at different stages of their career talk about their career path and their jobs, followed by a moderated Q&A session.
Sunday
1:00 pm
2:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Your town has $100k to spend on climate change, but how will you spend it? Take on the role of various townspeople as you play your way to a consensus.
Sunday
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
PDT
Summary: In this fun science experiment, we use common kitchen items such as flour, oil, water and salt to demonstrate interesting phenomena in polymer science.
Sunday
1:30 pm
2:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Join us at the CZ Biohub as we take you on a virtual tour into our diagnostic lab to see how a COVID-19 test gets processed to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Then join us for a live Q&A with some of our scientists.
Sunday
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
PDT
Summary: We will introduce cool optical concepts such as refraction, diffraction, and fiber optics through virtual demos and activities.
Sunday
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Join a Q&A panel with young climate activists about experiences in the climate movement, our passion for these issues, and how you can get involved!
Sunday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Curious about astronomy? Ask your questions here! Join a live discussion with scientists at Lick Observatory, who will be answering public questions in a one-hour Zoom event.
Sunday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Develop a database using Python to analyze opensource COVID-19 data using Jupyter notebooks, pandas, matplotlib to understand impact of exponential growth, differences between states or countries, and efforts to control spread.
Sunday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Join the Youth Going Green team for “Creative Construction with Reusable Materials”. This workshop will educate and inspire you to use every day disposable items to create holiday decorations and fun gadgets. Let your creative juices flow.
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Summary: Join Maker Ed for a hands-on making session at home! Ever wonder how your favorite cartoon characters come to life? It is done through the process of animation. Stop motion is one style of animation, and it’s really simple!
Summary: Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center for a closer look at what invasive species are, where they are invading, and how they get there.
Summary: Through Techbridge [email protected], we’re sharing regular virtual lessons for educators, our girls, and their families to complete at home. This programming is free and online for anyone to use and engage with.
Summary: Bread making needs the use of scientific knowledge, observational skills, and the mathematical knowledge of measuring. The Bread Project plans to demonstrate to students the use of STEM in bread making.
Summary: Youth challenge: design, build, and test a vehicle that can move on its own while carrying a payload of an egg. Post photos and videos of your finished product.
Summary: Let’s get cooking! Hungry for Science is a video series that explores the science behind tips and tricks in the kitchen.
Summary: See a video of students share about this year’s Robotics challenge and give a demonstration of their team’s competition robot.
Summary: Watch a thrilling demonstration of one thought-provoking phenomenon of science with Live Science! by Chabot Space & Science Center. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it.
Summary: We’re taking last year’s popular Cell-fie booth VIRTUAL — we need your help! Take a photo or screenshot with our Cell-fie materials, share and tag us. We’re handing out prizes to the three lucky winners! Post by 4:00 pm PDT on Sunday, Oct 25.
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Wednesday
10:00 am
11:00 am
PDT
Summary: Amplified: Race and Reality in STEM aims to give a national platform to speakers to have candid conversations around race and diversity in the STEM fields. Featured speaker: Tyrone Poster, principal investigator at Boston University.
Wednesday
10:00 am
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Teams of up to four explore the Oakland Zoo in-person through a series of fun wildlife-themed clues and tasks.
Wednesday
11:00 am
12:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Join us for a live reading of the illustrated children’s storybook, “Breakfast Moon”, along with activities and a discussion with the author and illustrator.
Wednesday
11:00 am
12:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Inspírate al unirte a 5 científicos de UC Berkeley mientras hablan acerca de sus carreras en química, biología, física y otros (programa en español)
Wednesday
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Explore chemistry by making observations about liquids and the reactions they make together. Students become science detectives to identify the mystery liquids!
Wednesday
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Learn about how brain oscillations are being used to understand human brain plasticity in health, disease, and interventions.
Wednesday
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Virtual walking tour of rocks and minerals on Stanford campus.
Wednesday
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
PDT
Summary: In this 30-minute activity, we will draw with a dry erase marker on ceramic or glass plates, then pour some water over and watch our drawings “come to life!” At the end, we will ask participants to submit photos of their creations and share them!
Wednesday
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
PDT
Summary: In this presentation, you will learn about Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computed Tomography (CT) and how technologies are used to detect cancer and help patients.
Wednesday
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
PDT
Summary: How do scientists go from OMG to Ph.D.? Join us to Ask the Scientist, Dr. Bethanie Edwards from UC Berkeley. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email to join the webinar.
Wednesday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: It’s time to build a paper airplane that can safely transport a passenger!
Wednesday
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Neutrinos are some of least understood fundamental particles, come learn about how we measure their mass using the largest length scales (the observable universe)!
Wednesday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Learn how to set up your own camera trap system to see what critters may be sharing your habitat!
Wednesday
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
PDT
Summary: El ADN determina la forma, sabor, y olor de las frutas y vegetales que comemos. Juntos aislaremos y veremos dicha información genética.
Wednesday
4:30 pm
5:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Join us as several UC San Francisco Ph.D. students each present their research in three minutes or less in language accessible to a general audience.
Wednesday
4:30 pm
5:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Real-life inspires Discover Engineering! students to automate robots to keep healthcare workers safe transporting COVID-19 vials. Live Chat with the students who designed it themselves to virtually solve a pressing community problem.
Wednesday
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
PDT
Summary: We can’t see black holes, so how do we know they exist? I’ll discuss a few ways astronomers can infer their existence.
Wednesday
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Join the Pyle Research Group to view a state-of-the-art low temperature detector, see cool demos, and tour the lab. You’ll feel like you’re really there!
Wednesday
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Introduction and demo to the chemical reaction that won the 2010 Nobel Prize followed by Q&A with Ph.D. students.
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Thursday
10:00 am
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Teams of up to four explore the Oakland Zoo in-person through a series of fun wildlife-themed clues and tasks.
Thursday
11:00 am
11:40 am
PDT
Summary: Grab your lunch and join The Leakey Foundation for Lunch Break Science. We will explore interesting questions with Leakey Foundation scientists, followed by Q&A with you. Take a break from your day and feed your brain with The Leakey Foundation!
Thursday
11:00 am
11:30 am
PDT
Summary: Moderated career panel and Q&A with R&D Scientists from Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Thursday
11:00 am
12:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Learn about and color hand-drawn pictures of bees; submit drawings to be featured on Instagram. Q&A with graduate student researchers about bees along with live drawing.
Thursday
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Explore how your eye-brain connection plays an important role in what you see, but can sometimes be tricked into seeing things that aren’t there.
Thursday
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
PDT
Summary: DNA dictates how fruits and vegetables taste, smell and look and is in every cell of our food. You can isolate and see that genetic information.
Thursday
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Learn to make glue at home and why some types of glue are better than others. Stick with us and learn the science of adhesives!
Thursday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: It’s time to build and test a earthquake-safe structure!
Thursday
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
PDT
Summary: Spark an interest in fire safety and electricity! Learn about the science of wildfires and how charges impact the world around us.
Thursday
3:30 pm
4:30 pm
PDT
Summary: Join the Youth Going Green team as they expand minds and “Come Clean with Compost: Understand the Why and How”. The workshop will educate and inspire all who attend.