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SUHSD Family STEAM Night

Students from Sweetwater Unified High School district invite you to this free community event designed to inspire a love of STEM in people of all ages! Come learn about science and technology through a series of interactive booths! You can learn how a 3D printer works, learn to solder your own circuit, play with a Non-Newtonian slime, hold a snake, build a parachute to test in the wind tunnel, and much, much more!

BLOCKCEPTION HACKATHON

Parking in any major city is a stressful experience and feeding the meter is an annoying one. It’s time to engineer the problem away! Join The Machine Learning Society and CyberTECH on March 2–4 at XY Oracle Network offices for San Diego’s first Blockchain Hackathon. Hack the ledger by developing state-of-the-art applications for Smart Cities on the Blockchain.

Challenges will bring together Blockchain developers, Artificial Intelligence experts and Cybersecurity professionals to deploy robust traffic management solutions that fundamentally re-imagine urban transportation.

ART SCIENCE COGNITION: Metaphor Building

ART SCIENCE COMPLEX has originated and designed exercises using drawing and writing to promote latent ability within the brain. Metaphorical thinking promotes both neuroplasticity and "on demand "adult neurogenesis, the mature brain's ability to quickly adapt to novel information and experiential, conceptually driven learning--segue to the generation of new neurons in the hippocampal region, as well their successful integration into the preexisting neuronal network.

Fleet Night of Science—MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

This edition of Fleet Night of Science will celebrate the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering and the Fleet's newest exhibition, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition.

Bust popular myths through exciting experiments. Try to dodge a paint ball, find out what keeps you drier: running or walking through the rain, channel your inner action hero by hanging off a cliff and much more.

Drinks and food will be available for purchase.

The Science of Gratitude

Honey Yoga presents Dr. Arezou Ghane as she discusses the neurobiology of gratitude, and the scientifically-backed benefits of a gratitude practice.
No longer just hippy woo-woo talk, science is unlocking the power of gratitude and proving it can increase our well-being and happiness.
After the discussion join us in an all-levels yoga practice, to cultivate and embody gratitude. No prior yoga experience necessary. The yoga portion of the evening will end in a guided meditation and then you'll be super ready for cocktails and questions!

ANIMATION & VIDEO GAME DESIGN USING SCRATCH

During this Library NExT game design course, students will learn how to make zombies walk and magic carpets fly. This course teaches animation basics as well as character and storyboard design. Each participant creates their own video game design project using MIT’s online programming platform, Scratch, from the MIT Media Lab. Scratch is an easy to use interface that incorporates fundamental logical concepts of computer programming, serving as a launch into all aspects of game design. No prior computer coding experience required.

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Join us - EXPO Day at Petco Park

March 2, 2019 - 10a-5p

Over 125 hands-on exhibits, live performances, free and open to the public -- all in the fun and exciting venue of PETCO Park in Downtown San Diego!

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It takes true community spirit and engagement to build a successful Festival Week that not only provides meaningful experiences, but sets a path for the future of San Diego.

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