STEM Club

Mission Statement

Promote Science and Technology in Our Community.

Empower our community so that people can think for themselves, ask questions, question answers, and develop an understanding and respect for the world around them.

WHO ARE WE?

WHAT DO WE DO?

Join Us!

Text @STEMCLUB19 to 81010

Email us! stemsclubvhs@gmail.com

Snapchat/ Twitter/ Instagram @stemsclubvhs

Volunteer Opportunities

      • Going virtual this year!! Tesoro and Mountain View elementary

      • Outreach Flyer- Invite an organization to host an event

      • Invite a guest speaker using this FLYER!

Forms

Club Activities 2019-2020

Winter/Spring 2020

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Helmers Science Fair Judging

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Circle of Friends On Campus Lunch Event

Fall 2019

Green STEM Summit - College of the Canyons Nov. 2019

Hydrogel Filtration Systems for Non-Polar Contaminants" won the 2nd place for Environmental Art Ethics and Design. We also won in other categories like engineering and technology!

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Guest Speakers!

Guest speakers in STEM come on campus at lunch once a month!

September: Dr. Currelli from OmniNano

October: UCLA's Dr. Blaik and Morgan Howe

Tesoro Elementary Outreach 10/29

Mountain View Outreach 12/12

Club Activities 2018-2019

Winter/ Spring 2019

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Tesoro Elementary Outreach 2/21/19
Helmers Science Fair Judging 2/4/19
Golden Valley One Community Event 2019
GV One Community Event 2/23/19
Europa Clipper Mission Overview
JPL Guest Speaker 2/1/19
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Winning Image!

Geode

SEM Image Competition 2018

SEM Fun!!

Thanks to the 100+ students and faculty that voted!!

Winning Biological Image!

Dragonfly Leg

Fall 2018

Foster's Elementary Outreach 10/18/18
Mountain View Elementary 11/15/18
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Public Library Outreach 12/5/18
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Green Stems Summit 11/17/18

NANO Day Celebration- Oct. 9 of course!

Nanomaterials Hand-ons Stations!

We had a full house!

Bonus Form

3 billion nm = 3 meters- Can you do it?

Events 2016 - 2018

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Guest Speakers 17-18

  • Maurita Denley - environmental engineer from Lockheed Martin

  • Dr. Jessica Lee (biomedical engineer- Boston Scientific)

  • Dr. Lee's Presentation

Guest Speaker 16-17

2013-2014 Tesoro Elementary

CLUB HISTORY

In the winter of 2012 our VHS students formed the STEMS club to promote science and technology to our local community after their experiences at the UCSB nanofabrication facility. The goal of the first year was to host an open house night event in the spring of 2013 as an opportunity for incoming students and their families to explore nanoscience activities related to physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering. VHS students led hands- on activities designed to spark an interest in the practice of science, sharing their excitement for the future. The event was a huge success with over 200 visitors. Building on this success, our students created a new goal for the 2013 school year- provide our local elementary school students the opportunity to experience NanoNight at their schools utilizing the same network of enthusiastic student volunteers and hands-on materials. With the support of our administration and funding from our PAC grant, the STEMS club visited 2 elementary schools that first year, increasing to four schools the second year, and in our third year we have six local elementary schools thrilled to host our program! Today in our sixth year, we have extended our reach from elementary schools to community events, such as family nights and the Boys and Girls Club. The growth of this STEMS program at VHS showcases the excitement and importance of science and technology to our students and the community. The program has even traveled with our alumni to UCSD and UC Davis, where students have implemented similar programs at the college level.

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2014-2015 Helmers Elementary