Make STEAM education come alive for your students with free, professional workshops that include hands-on activities and materials. See our full list of upcoming classes.
Wednesday, September 25, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Combine the expressive design elements and storytelling with the basics of circuitry. A STEAM learning integration experience will build on the experience of journaling and notebooking.
Thursday, September 26, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Come and enjoy a hands-on introduction with Stephen Callahan from the SJCOE FabLab to explore Computational thinking, an NGSS standard.
Thursday, October 10, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Work on a series of take-home templates that use the Chibi Chip and the MakeCode visual block programming language in a series of scaffolded projects. Participants should be familiar with the basics of paper circuitry and will receive a free Chibi Chip.
Get out-of-the-classroom, hands-on experience with energy and engineering by getting involved in one of our free annual competitions or events.
Charge up change!
Apply by Oct. 18
SMUD is hosting a new competition for middle school students in Sacramento County. Any student in grades 7 – 8, individually or with a team of up to three can apply. Simply create a 1-2 minute video on why electric vehicles are cool for a chance to win scholarships and prizes!
For your classroom
Learn about other resources to make science come alive in your classroom.
We're proud to light your homes, your businesses and the streets around your neighborhood. And because we're community owned and not-for-profit, we keep you at the heart of all we do, like supporting local schools with fun, hands-on science education.