800 from community attend Family Science Day

Publish Date: 
Oct 21, 2018

An estimated 800 people participated in Family Science Day 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 21 in and around Building S. Forty-five students from eight clubs and nine staff and faculty presented hands-on science and technology experiences for children, including four planetarium shows. Organizers served 500 torta lunches, provided by El Super, and gave away 200 Hartnell string bags with STEM-related goodies. Chevron Corp. sponsored the event. Activities included microscope-viewing, seeing and holding live reptiles, making “Non-Newtonian” slime, interactive colors in milk, a catapult demonstration, paper airplanes and even a bed of nails. Among those in attendance was Administrative Assistant Cristina Zavala with her daughters, Audrey and Ashley. See more photos on Facebook.