Category "Uncategorized"

22Feb2018

The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering 

When: Saturday, March 7th
Time: 10am-5pm
Ms. Smarty-Plants Show: TBA
Where: Petco Park
Website: www.lovestemsd.org/expo-day
Cost: FREE

Ms. Smarty-Plants will be performing at Petco Park again this year on the main stage! Check back for her performance time.

The Biocom Institute Festival of Science and Engineering is a ten-day educational experience including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The week kicks off with its largest event EXPO Day (March 7, 2020) at PETCO Park. EXPO Day is free and open to the public.

Hundreds of community businesses and organizations will participate in EXPO Day in addition to over 60 programs and events that will follow throughout the week all throughout the county of San Diego. More than 75,000 kids, parents, teachers, industry leaders and community members are anticipated to attend during STEM Week.

Hope to see you there!

6Mar2019

College Internships

 

Our award-winning Education Department works directly with each intern, starting with a short interview so students can grow their skills and be successful in future job seeking. Onsite training is enjoyable and easy to follow against a beautiful garden backdrop.

    

Interships Available for 2019/2020 School Year:

Nature Tour Guide/Teaching Assistant: Ms. Smarty-Plants™ programs for grades Kinder – 8th has lots of hands-on learning for children along with fun outdoor science exploration.  Interns will lead students on a tour through the garden and share with them the importance of conservation and nature. (must be avail. 1-2 weekdays 8:30am – 12:30pm)

Assembly Assistant– Assist Ms. Smarty-Plants™ at elementary school assemblies, which are performed at the school site.  There are usually two assemblies per day: a lower grade assembly that covers water conservation, parts of the plant, seed dispersal, and water usage, and an upper grade assembly that covers climate change, emissions, fossil fuels, water conservation, and how to be good Earth Steward.

Adult Education Assistant: Attend community classes for adults that range from topics in gardening, sustainability, and art. Assist with registration and hosting while gaining great information from experts in their field. (must be avail. select Saturdays)

 

For the Nature Tour Guide or Assembly Assistant internship, fill out the application above and email to [email protected]

For the Adult Education Assistant fill out the application above and email to [email protected]