Spring into STEM!

San Jacinto College hosted more than 30 STEM events this Fall! Let’s keep it going! Do you have a STEM event planned for Spring 2015 and would like to include it on the STEM Council page? Just visit the STEM Council page and click EVENT FORM to submit your event.

In the meantime, check out photos from this semester’s events in the STEM photo album. Here is a glimpse of Fall 2014 STEM events:

September 2014

Speaker series: Engineers from industry to speak to students taking STEM subjects

Lunch and Learn series – The Guide: A Biologist in Corongosa by BioInteractive

Perspectives – A discussion of the way we look at things philosophically, mathematically, and psychologically.

October 2014

Biotechnology program at UHCL informational session

Introduction to Medical Quackery by Dr. Ed Uthman with Brown and Associates Medical Laboratories and president of Texas Society of Pathologists

Stewart Elementary takes a trip to San Jacinto College science and health science labs

Forensic analysis of bones presentation led by San Jacinto College for Sheldon Early College High School students

Students to participate in geoscience activities, including a San Jacinto College robotics demonstration

Alternative Energy Car Show, showcasing cleaner choices in transportation

M.D. Anderson recruiting event

San Jacinto College students to participate in Energy Day

Finding fossils field trip

Guest speaker, Mark Kramer, to present the history of Armand Bayou Nature Center

Mole Day Activities

“I have a degree in chemistry. You want me to tackle that?”

Genoa Elementary fourth-graders to visit San Jacinto College for hands-on science fun

San Jacinto College chemistry students volunteer for National Chemistry Week

“The Many Faces of a Mechanical Engineer” by Bryan Jones

STEM Night at the Houston Academy for International Studies

November 2014

Armand Bayou Nature Center visit

FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifier hosted by San Jacinto College

“The Weight of the Earth’s Atmosphere- A classroom demonstration” by Vince D’Ippolito with LyondellBasell / BASF group panel on professional development

Mechanical Drafting Recruiting Event, Oil States Industries, Inc.

“The Multi-scale Biomolecular Networks Research Experience at Rice University”

Career Cafe, on the spot resume tips and career services

Spotlight on STEM Panel, featuring representatives who work in STEM fields

Spring 2015 registration in the science department

STREAM event, sponsored by LyondellBasell: Will include sessions focusing on science, math, robotics, and reading. Students will tour the nursing Sim lab.

San Jacinto College hosts the 2YC3 National Conference, chemistry

USDA Careers that Impact Lives presentation

Pasadena Early College High School’s visit to San Jacinto College science labs for STEM activities

December 2014

Partners in STEM Breakfast

Homeschooler STEM event

San Jacinto College students to volunteer at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Submissions for Spring 2015

FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifier hosted by San Jacinto College

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program speaker from the University of Texas

FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifier

San Jacinto College hosts Regional Secondary Science Fair for Pasadena Independent School District

Engineering Day, featuring visits from universities and industry representatives

FIRST Tech Challenge Southeast Texas Regional Championship