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2021 STEAM Week Welcome Center

Virtual Festival Week Available Through December 31, 2021

Welcome to the 13th Annual San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering... gone virtual! We hosted live events April 24-May 2 and now all content is archived here through the end of 2021.

Scroll through the Welcome Center to view STEAM Week events and activities on demand or navigate through the slide-out sidebar at the top right of the page. We hope that you use this site as an ongoing reference point for STEAM educational resources.


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Home Plate Main Stage

Home Plate

We had an incredible time connecting with you on April 27 & 28, 2021! Video from Wednesday is available now in case you missed it. Additionally, we will have a full line-up of both stage days available by segment on demand on May 15 and it will stay accessible until the end of 2021.

Check out the Live Main Stage
General Sessions

Palm Court Plaza

Utilize this database of STEAM educational content. Sort by age group and the following categories:

  • Career Talks
  • Company Tours
  • Did You Know?
  • Experiments & Activities
  • Leadership Library
  • Mentor Moments
Go to Palm Court Plaza
Science-ING Chats

The Beach

SAT, MAY 1, 2021 –  10am-1:30pm
Hosted by the League of Extraordinary Scientists & Engineers, Science-ING Chats are informal chats with scientists and engineers getting to know what they do for work and what sparked their passion for STEM. Watch their intro videos and the recording of the live Q&A here!

Go to The Beach
Signature Events

Left Field

View recordings of our special events including COVID-19 Conversation for Kids and Teens, Women in STEAM and Being Mindful of Continued Learning during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Go to Left Field
Virtual Exhibitor Booths

Premiere Suites

Get to know some of our sponsors and their innovations in STEAM through photo, video, and download fun activities and DIY experiments to try.

Go to Premiere Suites
Choose Your Own Adventure, presented by Illumina Corporate Foundation

Park at the Park

Follow the path to new STEAM discoveries in this exciting video adventure!

Presented by the Illumina Corporate Foundation.

Go to Park at the Park