July 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

This new generation will have the opportunity to solve many global issues: healthcare, energy security and the global food crisis to name just a few. Given this, the missing ingredient is a better knowledge of math and science and its power to provide solutions to these problems. Technology can and will change the world. For this younger generation to be the force for good they want to be, they need to understand that the new literacy of the 21st century includes math and science.- Tom Luce, Former CEO National Math and Science Initiative

Learn about latest trends in Advanced Manufacturing

January 21, 2015 in Educators, Professional Development, STEM Careers

“Every science educator that will be implementing the Next Generation Science Standards needs to attend a STEM Education Day.”
“A great opportunity to see how science and math are used in the “real” world.”

Join us at the 2nd annual STEM Education Day hosted at the Advanced Manufacturing Expo in Anaheim, CA on Tue, Feb 10th from 8:30am-3:30pm. This full-day event will help educators gain a better understanding of the quality and vast array of career opportunities available to students in advanced manufacturing, packaging and medical device design. The day will include a keynote speaker, panel discussion with STEM professionals and tour of the exhibition floor. With over 30,000 participants and over 2,000 exhibiting companies, this Expo is the West Coast’s largest annual manufacturing event.

Space is limited to 25 middle school teachers – RSVP today — contact Laurie Smith via email at laurie.smith@scienceoc.org or 714.541.5300.

Let the Sparks fly!

December 9, 2014 in Spark a Passion, Spark of Innovation

Sparks were definitely flying at Science@OC’s 2014 SPARK Imagination Event on November 20th at the Beckman Center. Sparks of inspiration and innovation were exchanged between the outstanding educators and cutting-edge STEM professionals in Orange County. Read the rest of this entry →