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STEM learning matters. San Diego is ranked the third best city in the nation for STEM jobs. Our local schools are creating the pipeline for innovators, entrepreneurs and industry leaders and the foundation for local and global excellence. Join CBS 8, San Diego County Office of Education and UC San Diego to educate and engage students in STEM learning opportunities. Inspire Exploration. Inspire Innovation. INNOVATE 8.

CBS News 8 features STEM education programs in San Diego schools

This week's Innovate 8 STEM Success School:
San Diego Supercomputer Center

CLICK HERE to submit your school's STEM program to be featured on CBS News 8.

CBS News 8 Meteorologist Matt Baylow teaches weather at San Diego schools.

Learn about San Diego's Microclimates, weather systems and broadcast meteorology.

CLICK HERE to request a STEM Weather Wednesday visit.


Inspire your creativity, imagination and exploration in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

The +a in STE[+a]M integrates arts with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)education sparking the interplaybetween left-brain convergent thinking and right-brain divergent thinking to help prepare well-rounded global citizens.

To learn more, CLICK HERE.

The University of California, San Diego is a top ten public research university that is transforming lives, shaping new disciplines and advancing the frontiers of knowledge. UC San Diego and our region are well known for strength in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), but it is vital that we build a pipeline of skilled, educated workers in these fields for San Diego's knowledge-economy. It is predicted that 16 of the 20 occupations with the largest projected growth in the next decade are STEM related – and that is why outreach efforts that partner community and university resources are key to ensuring the pipeline success.

UC San Diego has a variety of educational programs already in place to encourage STEM careers for students in our community, including:

  • K-12 tutoring/mentoring programs
  • Graduate student outreach
  • Science partnerships
  • Opportunities for collaborations
  • Summer programs
  • Professional development for teachers
  • Community and family programs

UC San Diego is a Lever for San Diego STEM Education and Success

UC San Diego's faculty, staff and students are working hard to network, leverage and multiply existing resources to improve STEM education throughout our region to ensure success.

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Aspiring Scientist Takes Google Science Fair, Intel Talent Search and National Siemens Science Competition Top Honors Thanks to UC San Diego's BioChemCoRe Program.

For more on Eric's award and research,
CLICK HERE to read his story.

To learn more about our campus, please visit

The San Diego County Office of Education provides innovative services for San Diego County's 42 school districts and five community college districts, including programs to enrich K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) literacy.

Our science team provides leadership and professional development in STEM curriculum. Collaborating with STEM industry professionals, STEM university educators and scholars, SDCOE is committed to engage and enhance STEM learning among K-12 students.

SDCOE has a variety of resource links to encourage STEM education:

To learn more about San Diego County Office of Education, please visit

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