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May 31, 2023

Cerra Vista hosting STEAM Fair tonight

Courtesy of Cerra Vista Elementary School:

Cerra Vista Elementary School will be hosting its annual STEAM Fair tonight from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. The entire community is invited to share in an evening of Grade Level Science experiments and experiences and an Art Show and Sale

Over 15 booths from both Grade Level instructors and Community members will be available. Science experiences include a Planetarium where students can create their own constellation, engineering circuits in our STEAM Lab, creating and launching canister rockets and taking a virtual field trip to outer space. Community booths include an archeology dig with Hollister Hills, robotics demonstrations from the Monterey County Sheriff’s SWAT and Bomb Squad, planting with GardenMart and many more.

In addition to the many STEAM related science experiences, Cerra Vista also hosts an Art Show and Sale. Student work will be both on display and also available for purchase. A professional photographer will also be on site to take photos of students and families.

Free dinner is included during the evening, hosted by the Hollister School District Nutrition Department.

Cerra Vista Elementary School is committed to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) eduction. With two dedicated STEAM Labs, integrated learning experiences and the inclusion of technology in the classroom, Cerra Vista students are most definitely 21st Century Learners!

Complete list of STEAM Fair Booths:

Slimey Little Hands        Make and explore the texture and consistency of slime

Blast Off!            Create and launch a canister rocket

Bubble Mania            Engineer a bubble wand

Oobleck            Make and explore the consistency of OObleck

Float Your Boat        Engineer a foil boat to hold the most cargo

Crazy Circuits            Assemble simple, parallel and series circuits

da Vinci Bridge        Engineer a bridge without nails

I Need Air!            Measure pulse and oxygen saturation

Awesome Arrays        Create an array

Solar System Expedition    Take a virtual field trip through the solar system

Shark City Planetarium    Create your own constellation

Club of the Future        Design a postcard to send to space

Digging Up the Past        Dig through the past with Hollister Hills

Code with Ozobots        Use a robot to code with the San Benito Arts Council

Team 6884 Deep-Space    Be amazed by the SBHS Robotics Club competitive robot

Spinning Art            Create a thaumatrope with the SBHS Art Department

BookMobile            Learn about the Summer Reading Program with the San Benito County Free Library

Puff Builders            Engineer marshmallow structures with the YMCA

Diggin’ In            Dig in and do some planting with GardenMart

Safety First!            Learn about the use of robotics with the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad and SWAT Team

Animal Science        Experience the science behind animal care presented by Cienega 4-H members

Condor Exhibit            Discover the National Park in our backyard with the Pinnacles National Park

Photo: Art show sale picture courtesy of Cerra Vista