Science Blast 2012

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The 3rd Annual Science Blast, 2012 (To Explore the Solar System) Conference engaged 5th grade students with hands-on activities to stimulate their minds, curiosity, critical thinking skills, and problem solving by experts in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on October 12, 2012. Every student had an opportunity to explore, inspect and gather information from various sources and take home a product of their own. San Joaquin Delta College Campus housed over 810 eager students ready to learn, 125 teachers and parent volunteers eager to inspire, 47 Delta College mentors ready to teach, and 18 high school volunteers, Weber Institute, the Health Career Academy, Stockton Early College Academy, and Merlo Institute of Environmental Technology High Schools.
The audience had an opportunity to hear from former NASA Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez who encouraged students to follow their dreams and aim high for school success. This conference was financially supported and sponsored by Stockton Unified School District, San Joaquin Delta College and Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation.
Janet Rivera, Director of Parent/Community Empowerment Office will donate a $1,000.00 Scholarship to Kammy Celestine from Dolores Huerta Elementary School when she completes 12th grade to attend college.