STEM Education Links
Next Generation Science Standards
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
CSU Science and Engineering Education Community
NSTA Next Generation Science Guide
California Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
Gold Coast Science Network (local chapter of CSTA)
VC STEM Network
The Discovery Center for Science and Technology
Offers several excellent STEM programs, including a portable planetarium, on-sight family science nights and a literature program for grades K-5.
SEEAG (Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture)
Offers FREE educational experiences and programs, including transportation
Museum of Ventura County
Offers field trips and a "Museum to Go" program in which teachers can borrow materials for two weeks to teach lessons related to local history
Santa Paula Agriculture Museum
Offers field trips and has a mobile school program.
The California Oil Museum
Offers field trips and educational programs.
KidSTREAM Children's Museum
A Children's museum getting ready to open in Ventura County in 2020. KidSTREAM is just securing a location and will be able to break ground after funding is secured. Check out the organization's website to find out more about how you can help!
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Provides FREE speakers to schools who talk about their careers in Engineering - a great way for students to engage with Hispanic role models. Contact Fred Paredes to learn more.
"It's a miracle that curiosity
survives formal education."