2023 NNOA STEM Event

Flight line onboard NAS North Island

Hands-on Demonstrations • STEM Static Displays • STEM Professional Mentoring • Lunch/Refreshments Provided • Multiple $500 Scholarships This event is free to all San Diego area students in grades 6 through 12.

STEP Conference

Riverside, California

Student STEPCon is the premier student STEM conference in the Inland Empire! Participants can experience hands-on Science experiments, interactive technology exhibits and Roundtable discussions, an exciting Science Show, and visit one-on-one with college educators and industry professionals, and enjoy thrilling presentations and demonstrations from a variety of exhibitors. The experience is targeted for 4th grade through 12th grade students.

Dahlgren Downtown 2023

Inn at the Old Silk Mill, Fredericksburg, VA

Looking for a fun and engaging way to add STEM to your curriculum? Look no further! Dahlgren Downtown will have interactive activities that are sure to make learning STEM enjoyable and exciting! Open to the public from noon to 3 PM.

Fleet Week San Diego – Student STEM Days

Broadway Pier

STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—are core principles for student learning in the decades ahead, necessary to compete in the digital workforce. Student STEM days are an exclusive opportunity for students throughout San Diego County to participate in Fleet Week San Diego’s Innovation Zone before we open to the public. This event is open to the public.

Holiday STEM Shop

Berkeley Middle School

The Holiday STEM Shop is an opportunity for students to create STEM related holiday gifts for their immediate family at "maker space" stations where they will choose and create gifts. Stations vary in complexity based on age group. Elementary through high school students are invited to build!

High School Biotech Day

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

One day event for high school students to explore how scientists and engineers use biotechnology for discovery and innovation.  No cost to attend.  Advance registration is required.

High School Girls Only Space Day and Astronaut Convocation

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Experience hands-on activities in science and engineering and attend the Astronaut Convocation.  Meet faculty & college students working with exciting technology. No cost to attend. Advance registration is required.

Onizuka Day of Exploration

UH West Oahu, Kapolei, HI

At the 2024 Onizuka Day of Exploration, you'll find over 100 hands-on activities, workshops, and classes for all ages to enjoy. With a special focus on Hawaiian culture, sustainability, and career development, there's something for everyone to learn and discover. We have workshops on robotics, coding, renewable energy, and much more. There will also be a variety of interactive exhibits and displays, as well as live demonstrations and talks from experts in various fields. Plus, the event is FREE and open to the public, so you don't have to be a scout to participate!

Navy League’s STEM Expo

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland

Geared toward 5th through 12th grade students, this free event inspires and empowers students interested in science, technology, engineering and math careers. Students and parents are invited to enjoy interactive STEM workshops, hands-on demonstrations, STEM career information, networking opportunities and more.

National Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque, NM

The 62nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from May 1-4, 2024. The National JSHS brings together 245 high school students who qualify by submitting and presenting original scientific research papers in regional symposium held at universities nationwide. Approximately 130 high school teachers, mentors, university faculty, military personnel, and others also attend and join in encouraging the future generation of scientists and engineers and celebrating student achievement in the sciences.

2024 International SeaPerch Challenge

College Park, Maryland

The 2024 theme is Deep-Sea Exploration with an emphasis on hydrothermal vents. First discovered in 1977 near the Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, hydrothermal vents are a critical area of ocean exploration. ROVs are necessary to aid researchers in exploring the harsh environments that surround hydrothermal vents where extreme temperatures and pressures, toxic chemicals, and reduced visibility are the norm.