STEM

Events

2014 Summer Science Academy

Discover how fun aviation can be!

The Summer Science Academy provides hands-on interactive activities for current 7th and 8th graders. Students will follow the design process and see direct applications of science, technology, engineering and math as they build and test two model airplanes.

Enrollment is FREE!

For additional information please call (661) 722-6400 Ext. 6991 or stempalmdalecenter@avc.edu 

2014 STEM Summer Bridge Program at AVC Palmdale Center

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Will you be majoring in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related program at AVC? Are you facing challenges with succeeding in math? Get a head start through the free 2014 STEM Summer Bridge Program.

This program is designed for graduating high-school seniors who are planning on attending Antelope Valley College. Students who have completed the AVC assessment and tested into Math 70 are being invited to participate. To participate, you must be interested in a career within the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Program Overview

The STEM Summer Bridge program this year will be from Monday, June 16 to Tuesday, July 17, 2014.

  • The program and materials are free.
  • Students may participate in the 9am – 1pm or 12pm to 4pm, Monday through Thursday.
  • Both sessions take place at the AVC Palmdale Center, 1529 E. Palmdale Blvd.
  • A maximum of 48 students will be accepted into the program.

Benefits of Participation

  • Student and parent orientation and support
  • The opportunity to test into a higher level math course.
  • Seamless transition to college and an extensive set of resources ensuring students graduate on time.
  • Group participation in hands-on projects addressing real-life needs.
  • Career exploration activities
  • An opportunity to meet other AVC students with similar interests.
  • Guest speakers
  • An opportunity to build connections with AVC faculty and staff

Who Should Apply for the STEM Summer Bridge Program?

Students who:

  • Are a graduating senior or 2014 GED recipient
  • Completed the Antelope Valley College math assessment with placement into Math 70 or lower
  • Are interested in science, technology, engineering or math
  • Want to learn more about STEM careers
  • Are interested in attending AVC

Application Deadline

Please complete the STEM Summer Bridge Program Application no later than May 30, 2014. You may complete the online application or submit your printed application to the AVC Palmdale Center – 3rd Floor Welcome Center

Past Events

2014 STEM Conference for Girls

Join us for the next STEM Conference for Girls
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, March 15, 2014

The next STEM Conference for Girls Conference will be held at the Center for Career Technical Education in Palmdale for 6th – 12th grade girls. Students will have fun with engineering and science hands-on activities. Students will also meet AVC engineering students and graduates, speak to STEM professionals, and learn more about STEM.

Parents are also invited to attend! Parents will be engaged by learning why STEM careers are important, learn how they can support their students in pursuing STEM careers, and speak directly with AVC education advisors.

 

Summer Math Enhancement Program

Location: AVC Palmdale Center 1529 E. Palmdale Blvd. 3rd Floor, Palmdale

Description: This program is designed to strengthen your math skills, prepare you for future math classes, and build your confidence in math. Students who placed in Math 70 (Elementary Algebra) on the AVC math assessment are eligible for this six week math workshop. After completing the workshop, students are able to re-take the AVC math assessment test with the possibility of testing into a higher level AVC math course. This workshop will cover algebra topics such as: solving and graphing equations and inequalities, fractions, signed numbers, factoring, and exponents. 

Enrollment is free. Applicants are required to attend one of the following orientations to learn about the program and meet teaching staff.

Orientation Sessions:

Saturday, June 1, 2013, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., AVC Lancaster Campus, Room SSV 151

Monday, June 3, 2013, 5-6 p.m., AVC Palmdale Center, 3rd Floor, Room SV3M

For additional information call (661) 722-6400 Ext. 6527 or avcpalmdalestem@gmail.com

STEM Summer Academy

Location: Palmdale Aerospace Academy 38060 20th Street East Palmdale, CA 93550

Description: The Summer Science Academy provides hands-on interactive activities for current 7th and 8th graders.Students explore engineering careers through activities that are designed to challenge them while making the learning of science fun.

Enrollment is free.

For additional information, please call (661) 722-6400 Ext. 6527 or avcpalmdalestem@gmail.com

March 9th STEM Conference for Girls

On March 9, 2013, 109 middle and high school girls from the Greater Antelope Valley area explored STEM through interactive workshops, met with STEM industry professionals, and discussed STEM college majors with AVC STEM counselors. View photos of this event.

STEM: for ever-growing minds