Family Science & Astronomy Festival + Makerspace
Saturday, September 25, 2021
12 pm - 9 pm (PDT)
|12:00-1:00||Virtual Streaming Planetarium Show|
|1:00-1:20||KIPAC Workshop (Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology) Our Wild
Cosmic Laboratory: It's a Big, Crazy, Mind-blowing Universe!
Presented by Mandeep Gill
|1:30-1:50||Marshmallow Molecular Models
Presented by Professor Kathy Diamond
Make molecular models out of mini marshmallows!
|2:00-2:20||Electronics and Programming Simulations with Tinkercad Q&A
Presented by Professor Jose Gutierrez
Learn how to use Tinkercads free online simulation to create your next Arduino project.
|2:30-2:50||Bringing Home the Physics
Presented by Professor Alex Wong
Watch fun at home-physics demonstrations.
|3:00-3:20||"Our Sun" - Solar Observing
Presented by Ken Lum
|3:30-3:50||SMCAS (San Mateo County Astronomical Society): Ask an Astronomer|
|4:00-4:20||Makerspace: How to Make Slime
Presented by Jason Yap
|4:30-4:50||CSM Nursing Presents: COVID-19 Vaccine 101 Presentation and Q&A
Presented by CSM Nursing students Lavine Razeghi, Vijay Patel, and Caitlin Porter
|5:00-6:00 (Keynote)||Mars 2020/Perseverance Rover: Searching for Life on Mars
Presented by Pablo Sobron, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Impossible Sensing; Research Scientist, SETI Institute
St. Louis-based research scientist, Dr. Pablo Sobron, takes us along on his journey to discover life on the Red Planet. Learn about his experience as a member of NASA’s Mars 2020/Perseverance Rover Science Team and their mission to seek signs of ancient life on Mars and collect samples for return to Earth.
|6:00 - 7:00||
Watch Anytime from our Video Library
Explore videos for super fun science and maker activities you can do at home.
Explore the Video Library
|7:00-8:00||What's in the Sky Tonight?
Presented by Justin Stevick
|8:00-9:00||SMCAS Star Gazing|