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Santa Ana College

October 17 - October 21

STEMWEEK

2016

Monday, October 17

The Wonderful World of WELDING


Location: K-101, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

*Participants must wear long pants and close-toed shoes

FABulous Lab and Robots


Location: A-214, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
*Limited to first 10 students

NASA Guest Speaker: Patricia Sullivan


"Dare Mighty Things", Location: A-210, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
NASA Aeronautics Workshop Things That Fly
Location: T-212, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
NASAs A Tour of Our Solar System - Followed by

***Stop by the Lobby of the A-building & Check out


Senior Projects of CSUF Engineers!***
Monday, October 17 Titan Racing Baja 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Wednesday, October 20 Titan Rover 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Wednesday, October 19

Night Sky Live (Weather Permitting)

Unlocking the Mystery of Math


Location: H-207, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Wonderful World of WELDING
Location: K-101, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Note: Check-in at 6:45 p.m., show starts at exactly 7:00 p.m.

The Human Brain:

Location: Planetarium, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 18

The Wonderful World of WELDING


Location: K-101, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

*Participants must wear long pants and close-toed shoes

Build, Play and Share Games: KODU Visual


Programming Tool
Location: A-222, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Drop by & Check out some Parasites of OC
Location: R-226, Every 15 minutes 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How to Make a Human Body Voltmeter
Location: A-225, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Quick Like a Mouse & Brains, Brains, oh my!
Location: R-228, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
* Limited to first 10 students

Smart Phone Engineering Apps


Location: A-225, 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Surveying, anyone?
Location: A-225, 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
3D BIM Analysis, Animation Walk-thru & Fly-bys!
Location: A-225, 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
* Limited to first 25 students

Measuring and Scaling Like an Engineer


Location: A-225, 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
* Limited to first 25 students

NASAs A Tour of Our Solar System - Followed by


Night Sky Live (Weather Permitting)
Location: Planetarium, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Note: Check-in at 6:45 p.m., show starts at exactly 7:00 p.m.

* Participants must wear long pants and close-toed shoes

Dealing with Memory & Neurological Disorders

Location: I-106, 4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 20

What Color is Your Planet?


Location: Planetarium, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Note: Check-in at 12:45 a.m., show starts at exactly 1:00 p.m.

The Wonderful World of WELDING


Location: K-101, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Participants must wear long pants and close-toed shoes

Exploring your DNA


Location: R-219, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LinkedIn for STEM
Location: Career Center, L-222, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Brewing in the Classroom & Brains, brains, oh my!
Location: R-228, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
* Limited to first 10 students

CAD Lab Tour & 3D Printing


Location: A-225, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
* Limited to first 15 students

Friday, October 21

Exploring your DNA


Location: R-202, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

An Evening to Celebrate Science at SAC

Science Symposium/Student Research Presentations

Location: C-104, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.


Refreshments will be served.
Science Night Key Note Speaker: Alaska's Bernie Karl
"Sustainable is Attainable", Location: C-104, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

No Reservations or Experience Necessary! Be early to get your spot!


Sponsored by: Santa Ana College The MESA Program HSI ENGAGE in STEM Grant Center for Teacher Ed. B2E Business Division Human
Services & Technology Division Science, Math & Health Sciences Division Counseling Division Career Dev/Technical Ed. Stud. Success Center

STEM Week 2016


Workshop Descriptions
The Wonderful World of WELDING
Presenter: George Moreno
FABulous Lab and Robots
Presenter: Craig Takahashi

NASA Guest Speaker: Patricia Sullivan


Dare Mighty Things

NASA Aeronautics Workshop


Things That Fly
Presenters: Captain Kevin Sullivan
and NASAs Patricia Sullivan
NASAs A Tour of Our Solar System
Presenter: Patricia Sullivan
*This evening show will be followed with "Night Sky
Live, a guided orientation of the celestial objects
visible that evening. Weather permitting.

Students will be able to experience how to use the MIG wire


welder. Learn about Plasma and Arc Welding processes as well as
receive hands-on experience with the Lincoln Electric Demo
Truck. Participants should wear long pants and close-toed shoes.
Students will tour the Engineering Departments new FAB
(fabrication) lab along with a Robotics Demonstration. Limited to
first 10 students.
Patricia Sullivan is an Astronomer and Science Communicator for
NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, performing
Education and Public Outreach throughout Orange County.
Additionally, she is an Astronomy Educator for the Tessmann
Planetarium at Santa Ana College. She is a proud Phi Theta Kappa
SAC graduate and transfer student.
Hands-on construction of aircraft models (kites, helicopters, and
gliders). This fun workshop is designed to inspire questioning
strategies and engineering redesigns to make these activities
educationally challenging. Flight test competitions with awards!
Enjoy a stunning visual and musical Tour of Our Solar System
from the International Space Station, to our Moon, out to the
planets, beyond the boundary of our Galaxy, and out into the
unknown edges of our Universe.

Build, Play and Share Games


Presenter: Nicholas Quach

Using the KODU Visual Programming Tool, learn how to build,


play and share your own virtual games.

Drop by & Check Out some Parasites of OC


Presenter: Patty Oertel

Stop by and look through microscopes at vectors (mosquitos, ticks,


kissing bugs) in the OC that are responsible for transmitting various
parasites with current SAC Bio students. Discover how these actual
parasites are responsible for diseases such as Lyme and Chagas
Disease.
Come learn how to make a body volt meter. This workshop is
perfect for students interested in Civil, Environmental, Energy,
Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, and related Technologies.

How to Make a Body Volt Meter


Presenter: Susan Sherod
Quick Like a Mouse &
Brains, brains, oh my!
Presenter: Minhan Dihn-Mahavongtrakul
Smart Phone Engineering Apps
Presenter: Susan Sherod

Students will experience working with a mouse model to learn how


respiration is measured. Students will also have opportunity to view
the brains of a mouse and a chicken. Limited to first 10 students.
Bring your Smartphones and grab some FREE useful Engineering
Apps!

Students will use some of the latest technology for surveyors! They
will collect digital measurements with Leica equipment which can
be used to create maps.
3D BIM Analysis, Animation Walk-thru and Students will get hands-on experience with animation, walk-thru
and fly-bys! Limited to first 25 students.
Fly-bys!
Presenter: Susan Sherod
Engineering is about precision and accuracy, from calipers to total
Measuring and Scaling Like an Engineer
Presenter: Susan Sherod
station monitors; learn to measure like an engineer!
Limited to first 25 students.
Surveying, anyone?
Presenter: Susan Sherod

STEM Week 2016


Workshop Descriptions
Titan Racing Baja and Titan Rover
Exhibits
CSUF Engineering Students

Stop by and meet some current CSUF Engineering students as they


display their Racing Baja, which participates in a yearly
competition held by the Society of Automotive Engineers and their
Rover, which competes in the University Rover Challenge held at
the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

Unlocking the Mystery of Math


Presenter: Martin Romero

What is Math? Why Would you WANT to study it? How can YOU
be GOOD at Math? Come get answers to these questions and more!

The Human Brain: Dealing with Memory


& Neurological Disorders
Presenter: Andrea Wasserman, UCI Mind

Join us for an interactive discussion with colleagues from the


Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders at
UCI. Learn about the research and advancements being conducted at
UCI as well as the opportunities for students to be part of these
research teams. Ever see a human brain?

What Color is Your Planet?


Presenter: Bob Menn

All aboard for an interactive journey through the solar system.


Discover how astronomical observations of planets and stars
give us clues to their composition and environments. What
Color is Your Planet also reveals how we are citizens, not just
of Earth, but of the entire solar system.

Exploring your DNA


Presenter: Charles Jang

Come extract DNA from your own cells and take home a sample.
Also explore the exciting field of biotechnology. Biotech jobs are
booming and SoCal is a major hotspot. Great for students interested
in science who want to transfer with research skills.
LinkedIn is a valuable, even crucial, tool for students and
professionals. Learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage and
avoid common mistakes made by many.
Come and join this BIOL 211 lab as we brew alcohol using yeast
and sugars! Students will also have opportunity to view the brains of
a mouse and a chicken. Limited to first 10 students.
Come tour the Engineering Departments CAD Lab, check out
student projects and see our large format and 3D printer! Also add
your name to our big banner projects! Limited to first 15 students.

LinkedIn for STEM


Presenter: Career Center Staff
Brewing in the Classroom &
Brains, brains, oh my!
Presenter: Minhan Dihn-Mahavongtrakul
CAD Lab Tour & 3D Printing
Presenter: Temo Galvez

An Evening to Celebrate Science at SAC


Science Symposium/
Student Research Presentations

Come hear about the exciting research experiences of SAC students


this past summer. Scientific posters are the Science Worlds method
of sharing information. Come see what its all about!

Key Note Speaker: Alaskas Bernie Karl


Sustainable is Attainable

Bernie Karl is an innovative and dynamic entrepreneur from


Fairbanks, Alaska. He imagineered the Aurora Ice Hotel seen on
T.V., and welcomed a group of 24 SAC students to his Chena Hot
Springs Resort this past summer. They toured the geothermal energy
plant that efficiently powers the entire resort and greenhouses. He
owns the largest recycling business in Alaska and has much to share
with us about all we can do to be part of the solution, not the
problem!

No reservations or experience necessary for any of the workshops.


Be early to get your spot!