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San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering

Excite Your Mind

The Festival Is ON!

The Festival dates are March 14–21, 2015. Signature events include Balboa Park's STEAM Family Day on Sunday, March 15, and Expo Day, on Saturday, March 21, at Petco Park. Don't miss a moment! Learn more at the official Festival website.

Join the Fleet's Festival Activities

Sunday, March 15: STEAM Family Day in Balboa Park 

STEAM Family Day in Balboa Park is a park-wide event. Outside on the Prado, stop by the Fleet’s booth to create cornstarch sculptures and learn about the Fleet's incredible camps, clubs and events. This activity is free, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! You can also meet Russell, the 11-foot tall, electric giraffe, in front of the Fleet. You can't miss him!

Inside the Fleet, you can interact with more than 100 exhibits, including the Tinkering Studio. Plus, catch our live science shows, Don't Try This at Home. Elsewhere in the science center, you can design a race car or a far-flying paper airplane, or design a blinking badge, thanks to San Diego’s Makers.

On STEAM Family Day we'll be offering free gallery admission or $9.95 gallery + 1 IMAX film admission for children 12 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, all day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

For more information about STEAM Family Day, visit www.balboapark.org/steamday.

Saturday, March 21: Expo Day at Petco Park

Come visit the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center booth at Expo Day, the Festival's culminating event. It's fun, it's free, and it's chock full of science. Explore the power of wind with wind tubes and AirZookas at our booth, and get a super science giveaway. And don't miss our stage show! For more information about Expo Day, visit www.lovestemsd.org/expo-day-2015.

Proud Sponsor

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center has supported the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering since its inception. We're a proud Silver Sponsor of the Festival this year. 

The San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering occurs every March and features eight days of interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and dynamic speakers. The Festival serves to raise awareness of the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and to inspire San Diego’s youth to pursue education and careers in these rewarding fields. The Festival draws more than 55,000 people to their events. More information is available at www.lovestemsd.org/.

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