STEM Exploration Day

STEM Exploration Day

Friday, November 8, 2019
San Diego State University

Celebrate National STEM Day with us on Friday November 8, 2019. This opportunity is focused for our 9th and 10th grade students at partner schools to explore Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). 

Attention students: applications are due on October 3, 2019 to your PCI Advisor or Teacher. 

If you wouldlike to partner with us to host a hands-on workshop, donate or sponsor, please contact Nadia Rohlinger at [email protected] or 619-594-1683. 


STEM Day Opening by Interim Provost Johnson

 Interim Provost and Senior Vice President Dr. Joseph Johnson delivers Keynote Address to STEM Exploration Day attendees. Photo by J.Bull


Workshops for November 8, 2019:  

  • RP Oceans Lab 
  • Scripps Translational Institute - Exploring Sun Damage
  • Planetarium 
  • Hip Hop Math
  • Beta Alpha Psi - Accounting
  • Sediment Microbial Fuel Cells 


Hip Hop Math

Hip Hop Math with Dr. Rob Rubalcaba

Photo by J.Bull



Marine Biology

A Day in the Life of a Marine Biologist with the SDSU Marine Biology and Ecology Student Association. 

Photo by J.Bull



Hands-on exploration day with workshops at the Planetarium, Beta Alpha Psi Accounting, Neuroscience lab, Bioscience Lab, Oceans Lab, Experimental Theatre, Scripps Research Institute, SACNAS, Hip-Hop Math, Physical Therapy, Computer Visualization Lab, Computer Science Club




Past Events: 

STEM Exploration Day on Friday, March 15, 2019

We welcomed about 300 high school students from 14 partner schools in San Diego to partipate in a day to explore labs and experience hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.  Thank you to the workshop hosts, sponsors, staff, students and supporters who made the event a success for our students.

Workshop presentations included 

  • Biochemistry Lab with Dr. Huxford
  • Life Science Alive- Scripps Research Translational Institute 
  • Planetarium 
  • Financial Literacy-Beta Alpha Psi 
  • Biochemistry Lab with Dr. Sohl and Sati Alexander
  • STEM Majors and Careers exploration
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Experimental Theatre 
  • A Day in the Life of a Marine Biologist 
  • Hip Hop Math- Dr. Rob 
  • Stacking Cups, Cyber Security, How a Ball Falls 
  • Egg Drop 
  • Impact of Neuroengineering on patients with spinal cord injuries

STEM Flyer

STEM Day flyer