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A Rundown on Some Science Challenges and Competitions

Published on February 26, 2015, by

“Scientific American” has published a 3-part series highlighting youth science competitions that task young people with the real challenges and rewards of a life in research.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3


Saturday Scientist, February 21st
Wonders of the Museum

Published on February 2, 2015, by

Come view our collections and tour the curatorial area.
Saturday, February 21st, 1pm
Morro Bay Museum of Natural History

Flier (English and Spanish)


Board Meeting Schedule 2015

Published on January 27, 2015, by

Here’s the current (could change) schedule of CCSTEM Board meetings for 2015: PDF.


Regional Science Bowl, February 28th; Volunteers Needed

Published on January 26, 2015, by

Your help is needed! Needed are volunteers for registration, timekeeping, score keeping, questioning, runner, etc.

This exciting math and science competition involves middle schools from throughout our region (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Kern, Monterey, and San Diego Counties). The winning team receives an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Science Bowl! This is an amazing contest that gets students excited about math and science and encourages them to seek jobs in these fields.

The Science Bowl will be held Saturday, February 28, from 9am to 4pm at Arroyo Grande High School. There are two short training sessions (also at AG High) to choose from (attend only one), January 28th in the evening or February 22nd in the afternoon. See the flier for details.

PDF Flier/Form


Bright Minds Scholarships

Published on January 22, 2015, by

Each year, through the Bright Minds scholarship program, PG&E awards ten renewable scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years and 90 one-time $2,000 scholarships. Over the past three years, PG&E has awarded nearly $3 million in Bright Minds scholarships to high school and current college students and veterans, many of whom will be the first in their family to attend college.

The application period is open now, and closes February 9, 2015.