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2024 Santa Cruz County STEAM Expo

STEAM Expo 2024 Flyer (Eng)

Community members of all ages are invited to attend the Santa Cruz County STEAM Expo on Saturday, an event that includes the traditional Science Fair competition alongside performances and an interactive expo with industry representatives, community partners, and hands-on activities.

The STEAM Expo takes place at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 9. The interactive expo is open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with public viewing of the Science Fair projects available from 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m.  Attendance is free, and no advance registration is required.

STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Organized by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, the STEAM Expo aims to provide even more opportunities for students to showcase their STEAM interests and abilities of all kinds. It is also intended to foster career exploration and facilitate deeper connections between students, educators, and industry and community partners.


  • Science & Engineering Projects – Harvest Building

    • Open to the public: 11 a.m-12:30 p.m.; 1:30-3 p.m. 
  • Interactive Expo – Crosetti Building

  • Open to the public: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Exhibitors:
  • Pajaro Valley Arts & Community TV Santa Cruz Photo Booth
  • SLVHS Visual Arts Exhibit and Installations
  • Mini Math Festival
  • Computer Science Playground
  • Santa Cruz County & XAcademy Robotics Club
  • Marine Technology in the Classroom-Blue Robotics
  • PVUSD’s Diamond Tech- Student Showcase
  • Exploring Soil Permeability – Elkhorn Slough
  • First Robotics League
  • Planetarium – MOD
  • California Rocks-Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society
  • Soquel Elementary – Student Showcase
  • Santa Cruz COE’s Youth Led Leadership Alliance
  • Ventana – How Do You Measure Up?
  • Imagine IM- Illustrative Math
  • Strawberry DNA Extraction with UCSC WiSE
  • Joby Aviation Virtual Test Flights
  • Cabrillo Biotech Painting With Micropipets
  • WoodenWhirl Momentum Workshop
  • Santa Cruz Public Libraries Afterschool STEAM
  • Mathnasium of Aptos & Santa Cruz
  • SVEF Elevate Math & Innovate Program
  • Watershed Model – MBNMSEC
  • Tech Challenge- Tech Interactive Museum
  • AFE-Ecology of Salamanders
  • PVHS Programming Pathway
  • MIRA Moon phases & Solar telescope
  • WHS Environmental Academy
  • WHS Programming Academy
  • AHS 3D Models
  • Abejitas de Tercer Grado
  • Lunch & Trebuchet Apple Fling: 11:30-1:00 p.m.

  • Performing Arts – Fine Arts Building: 1:30-2:45 p.m.

  • El Sistema Santa Cruz/Pajaro Valley performing with Estrellas de Esperanza
  • Poetry Out Loud Recitations
  • Pajaro Valley High School Ballet Folklorico
  • Aptos High School Choir
  • Science & Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony – Fine Arts Building: 3-4 p.m.



Mar 09 2024


10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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