San Diego Unified School District partners with Sally Ride Science to offer STEAM workshops for third-graders at schools in neighborhoods with large military populations. The program is funded by a grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity office.
Southwestern College forms a partnership with Sally Ride Science to offer summer STEAM workshops on the college’s campus.
Sally Ride Science partners with ISS National Laboratory to offer space science workshops. Students investigate how microgravity affects heat transfer by programming experiments to run on the International Space Station.
Sally Ride Science partners with Fallbrook School of Arts to offer STEAM workshops for students in kindergarten through high school.
Sally Ride Science hosts the first Women in Leadership panel discussion in 2018 at UC San Diego’s Price Center to celebrate the release of a U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp in Ride’s honor. Panelists at the annual event have included tennis great Billie Jean King, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former first […]
UC San Diego UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies offers online professional development for educators based on curriculum developed by Sally Ride Science. Online classes include “Ignite Student Interest in STEAM” and “Teaching STEM Using the 5Es.”
Through Library NExT, a partnership between San Diego Public Library and UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies, Sally Ride Science presents free workshops for students in grades 3-12 in library branches around the city. The workshops begin in 2017 in six library branches and gradually expand to 23 branches. In 2020 the program goes […]
UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies launches the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy in 2016. The annual summer program offers dozens of STEAM workshops for grades 4-12. The academy goes online in 2020; this year’s academy, from July 12 to August 6, will also be virtual.
Research vessel Sally Ride is commissioned by the US Navy at Broadway Pier in San Diego. The ship is operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, with Sally Ride Science cofounder Tam O’Shaughnessy serving as ship’s sponsor.
Sally Ride Science becomes part of UC San Diego under the direction of UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies. The former company is transformed into a nonprofit entity, Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego, with UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies Associate Dean Dr. Edward Abeyta overseeing all programs and cofounder Tam […]