A fun event where local students get to explore facets and pathways to STEM at SJSU and beyond by engaging with local STEM professionals, students, and organizations with fun activities.
Want to engage with the local community? Help students explore a cool STEM pathway?
Hosted by Synopsys Outreach Foundation in partnership with San Jose State University, it will be on April 20, 2024, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at San Jose State University. It’s an interactive and fun event where students and families explore facets and pathways at STEM by engaging with local professionals, organizations, and students.
Have a program or opportunity to share? We would love for you to join us for sciencepalooza!
Who Comes to sciencepalooza! ?
600 community members from East San Jose, invitations are shared with East Side elementary, middle, and high schools. These students are encouraged to bring their family to the event! Community partners are invited to attend as well to share activities, information on their organization, and share their STEM journeys.
Does it Cost?
The event is free, as is parking, food, and all activities. There are even options for free buses to and from the event!
Where Will It Be?
“Doors” will be open from 11am-3pm in the Duncan Hall Courtyard and Interdisciplinary Science Building @ San Jose State University.
Information, Suggestions, Tips and Tricks
- What to do before you arrive, during the event, and after
- We’ve simplified finding an activity with difficulty levels and examples, with tips from teachers
- Questions on how to most effectively engage with youth
How Does My Organization Get Involved
If your organization is interested in hosting a “booth” at the event, we would love to host you! Below is some helpful information.
In an effort to make this event as fun and accessible as possible, we request that:
- Everything must be free and available to all community members
- Your organization host a hands-on activity for up to 600 community members
- Provide volunteers (bonus points if they are from East San Jose!)
- A focus
Are you interested in joining us, but have questions? Reach out here and we will be in touch to share more details.
Who Hosts sciencepalooza! ?
The Synopsys Outreach Foundation is a small, local nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for the community to engage in hands-on STEM in and out of the classroom. We are grateful for our partnership with San Jose State in making this event possible by hosting it on their beautiful campus.