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The 2023 San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering is back IN-PERSON! Enjoy a day full of learning and fun on March 4, 2023 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at Petco Park in partnership with  County Parks.

The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering is a collective effort between industry, business leaders, government, community organizations, public outreach centers, academia, schools and school districts, and parents. The Festival began 15 years ago primarily science and engineering-focused, with a goal to provide experiential activities in these fields to diverse populations.

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The festival also offers tons of virtual events that are open to the public at no cost to participate. Click here to check out Virtual STEAM activities and resources!





These are just a few of our favorite experiements and career talks from STEAM Week 2021

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Live Well San Diego presents a fun activity for kids to perform an experiment to see how hand washing  can destroy viruses. 



The Department of Environmental Health and Quality shares some fun experiments with Liquid Nitrogen, so cold at 320F. 


Learn a little about Dry Ice's unique properties and how it can be turned into bubbles with the Department of Environmental Healthy and Quality Team!


The Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures discusses what they do in the entomology lab with Dr. Cass!  


Watch this video about a chemical reaction that pops the top off of film canisters and see what happens when a closed container is pressurized. 



County of San Diego Vector Control Program shows you where and how mosquitoes live, how to prevent their breeding and how to protect yourself against bites. 


Beach and Bay Water Quality Monitoring Program explain how they protect the health of residents with continous beach water testing and beach postings.


 The Watershed Protection Program discusses different careers in Watershed Protection and reviews the Municipal Seperate Storm Sewer System.