Bay Area Science - Portal for all things science in the bay area, especially those education-related. http://www.bayareascience.org/
YouStem Bay Area: Great listing of searchable, K-12 Science & Tech educational opportunities in the SF Bay Area
Science Cafes - Find other free Bay Area science seminars.
Science at Cal: UC-Berkeley events, activities, news, research and the East Bay Science Cafe.
Wonderfest: The Bay Area BEACON of Science with lots of fun educational events
Nano-High at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Discontinued after 2015 but talks posted on website
Astronomy - Biology - Chemistry - Civil Engineering - Computer Science - Electrical Engineering - Environmental Science - Geology - Mathematics - Mechanical Engineering & Robotics - Medicine - Neuroscience - Physics - Zoology
Mechanical Engineering & Robotics
The International Brain Bee is a not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students. The Brain Bee's Bay Area competition usually takes place in February and the finals in early March.
What Physicists Do: Mondays at 4pm at Sonoma State: List of talks & link to flyer here
Marine Biology & Environmental Science Seminars: Wednesdays at 3:30 pm at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies: Schedule here
Mt. Tamalpais Astronomy Programs (Apr-Nov) talks followed bythe Urban Astronomer and Star-gazing - in Marin!
for High School students in California and throughout the U.S.
Restricted Application Programs (by deadline date)
- For Low-income Students & Ethnic Minority Sophomores & Juniors: Deadline Feb. Stanford School of Medicine Summer Residential Program -"Promoting the representation of ethnic minority and low-income groups in the health professions." At Stanford, , 8 weeks, No cost. http://smysp.stanford.edu/
- For Women & Minority/Hardship Juniors: Deadline is Feb. UCSF Biomedical and Health Sciences Internship for Underrepresented High School Students- In San Francisco, sponsored by the Dept. of Pediatrics. No cost. http://pediatrics.ucsf.edu/pediatric-specialties/adolescent-young-adult-med/education-fellowships/biomedical-and-health-science
- For Juniors attending a Sonoma Cty public HS: Sonoma State HS Internship in STEM http://www.sonoma.edu/scitech/hs/
- For Juniors Doing well in Pre-Calc or Calculus: Deadline March 1 Summer Science Program in Celestial Mechanics - CalTech-sponsored program for motivated/gifted high school students with Santa Barbara and New Mexico campuses, 5 weeks. Financial aid available. http://www.summerscience.org/home/index.php
- For Students ages 16 + (including seniors & college students) Deadline March 1, 2013 NIH Summer Internship in Biomedical Research Around the U.S. (not in CA) No cost, may include a stipend. https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip
- For High-performing Math & Science HS Students: Application period: 2/1 – 3/15 COSMOS: California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science Campuses include UC Davis, Santa Cruz, Irvine, San Diego, 4 weeks. Financial aid available. http://www.ucop.edu/cosmos/
- For High School Students Seriously into Math: Deadline is March 13, 2013 Stanford University Mathematics Camp, At Stanford 7/10 – 8/6. Financial aid available. http://math.stanford.edu/sumac/
- For Sophomores & Juniors in Marin & Sonoma counties: Deadline is March Buck Institute Summer Scholars Students are paid a stipend of $1280 for the 7 weeks of full-time internship.
- For Sophomore, Junior (& Senior) Students with a 3.0+GPA: Deadline is May or later UC Berkeley Pre-Collegiate Program In Berkeley (and/or online), a variety of sessions & classes. Seniors may enroll as visiting students. No financial aid. http://summer.berkeley.edu/pre-collegiate
For All High School Students
- College of Marin Summer Session Check website regularly for calendar updates. http://www.marin.edu/admissions/HighSchoolStudents.htm
- Santa Rosa Junior CollegeSummer Session: Catalog online by 2/20, online registration open 5/9, starts 6/13. Requires application. https://www.santarosa.edu/app/admissions/concurrent-enrollment.shtml
- Stanford EPGY Summer programs in a variety of science-related fields. Rolling admissions starting with apps received by Feb. 9. Applicants must submit supporting materials, but no actual standards for admission are given. Limited need and merit-based scholarships available. At Stanford, 3&4 week sessions http://epgy.stanford.edu/summer/highschoolprogram.html
- UC Davis Young Scholars Program 6 week science research program. Limited # of fee reductions available. http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/
- USC Summer Program –Financial aid recipient deadline is April 1, all others May 6. Includes introductory architecture, engineering, pre-med and other 4-week science courses. http://summer.usc.edu/4week/
- UCLA Summer Institutes – Rolling admissions. Limited merit&need -based scholarships available. http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/GeneralInfo/generalinfo.htm
- National Student Leadership Conference Scholarship deadline March 22, otherwise rolling admissions. Engineering, medicine & healthcare programs at UC Berkeley, other campuses. http://www.nslcleaders.org/