4th Annual Ohlone College: A Night of Science And More

An Ohlone College Event A Night of Science and More with Beakers, atoms, magnets and other science related illustrations
Saturday, March 7, 2020
4pm-9pm
Ohlone College Newark Center, 39399 Cherry Street, Newark, CA
 
Open to the General Public.
FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING
No Tickets Needed. You'll Get a Free Wristband at the Door.
Free Fun for the Entire Family.
ASL Interpretation Provided.

 

Ohlone College's Night of Science & More opens a window into the world of science and its many interesting aspects, leading young minds to fulfilling education pathways and fast-growing career opportunities. The entire community is invited to this showcase that will expose the fun, wonderful power of science with hands-on activities and demonstrations from Ohlone students and professors. This free event is for the whole family to experience together. It's never too early to spark your child's excitement for college.

Is your child, in grades K-12, interested in attending Ohlone College this summer of fall? Application and permission packets are required. Deadlines are approaching. Find out more.

Exhibitions and Services

FIRST FLOOR:

Engineering and Physics Demonstrations: Participate in hands-on activities run by Ohlone College Engineering and Physics students and faculty. Location: First Floor Lobby

Techno G.O.A.T.s - First Tech Challenge Robotics Team: Are you excited about working with robots? Join this middle school robotics team for hands-on, experimental STEM activities. Families will have the chance to engage with student volunteers and take part in presentations, demonstrations, and activities to help students learn about the FTC Robotics Experience. First Tech Challenge is a part of the FIRST Robotics Family of Programs. Location: Room NC1100

Excavation Station: Try your hand at an archeological dig for fossils and gems. Location: First Floor Courtyard

Balloon and Sand Balls: Make a DIY squishy stress ball to take home with you. Location: First Floor Courtyard

Family Safety Check In: Customize your family’s wristbands to allow for identification if your child is lost. Make a safety plan for your visit and plan to make this table your meeting place if you get separated. You can also pick up aprons to protect clothing from messy activities. Location: First Floor Lobby

ASL Interpreting/ADA Accessibility Table: ASL Interpreters will be provided for all workshops. Stop by the table for additional interpreting needs. Additional ADA support also available upon request at this table. Location: First Floor Lobby

Food and Drink: Purchase food from the Fresh and Natural Café and enjoy free popcorn in the designated area. Please note food and drink will not be allowed in workshops or in activities upstairs. Location: First Floor Lobby

Quiet Room: Take a break in the sensory-reduced quiet room. Location: Room NC1102

 

SECOND FLOOR:

Simple Science: Jump into hands-on activities and simple science experiments for all ages, such as paper airplanes, climbing ink, and foaming monsters. Location: Second Floor Lobby

Sensory Bottle Station: Make your own sensory bottle andsee density, suspension, and viscosity in action! Location: Second Floor Lobby

Ohlone for Kids and Teens Registration and Information: Meet the staff and learn how to get your child involved in this exciting and robust summer program. Enter a raffle for a $100 gift certificate toward Summer 2020! Location: Room NC2119

Workshop Descriptions

Workshops have limited capacity and are first-come, first-serve. All workshops are offered more than once so refer to the schedule to plan your visit.

Build Your Own Robot Line Follower
Presenter:Majid Reza Barghi, Ohlone College Engineering Lab Technician
Explore the interesting and growing field of robotics by building your own line following robot. Draw your lines and watch them race to the finish!
Recommended Age: 11+
Adult participation required

DNA Fingerprinting
Presenter: Laurie Issel-Tarver, Ohlone College Biotechnology Faculty
Use Biotechnology tools like micropipets to load DNA samples on a gel and apply an electrical current to separate the DNA molecules. This results in a DNA fingerprint, which you will photograph and analyze to solve a mystery in conservation biology.
Recommended Age: 10+
Adult participation required for children under age 14

Esports 101: Careers and Academics in Esports and Video-Gaming
Presenter: Deborah Lemon, Faculty Advisor, Renegade Esports
Come learn about the growing academic and career fields of Esports and Video-Gaming! This presentation will include information on Ohlone College’s Renegade Esports Club and brand new Eports department. Gaming will also be on-going in room NC2100 throughout the night.
Recommended Age: 10+

Health Care Education via Simulation
Presenter: Carrie Dameron, Ohlone College Nursing Program Director
Come see how Ohlone College Registered Nursing students use High Fidelity Simulation to learn the skills they need to treat patients.
Recommended Age: 10+
Adult participation required

Homemade Piano Project
Presenter: CaT Bobino, STEM Ambassador
CaT Bobino is a STEM Ambassador with a Master’s degree in Biology. With her work on various television stations and special programs, in the community, and throughout many speaking engagements, CaT Bobino is spreading the knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Recommended Age: 6+

Interact with NASA Ames Research Center
Presenter: Sara Torres, NASA Ames Research Center Education Specialist
Join NASA Ames Research Center Education Specialist and learn about Artemis, the newest NASA program and future sustainable deep space exploration. Engage in a hands on activity utilizing the engineering design process.
Recommended Age: 10+

Looking Through the Lens
Presenters: Veronica Kauf, Casting Director and Ohlone College Film Instructor and Adrian Neia, Ohlone College Student
Join Ohlone College Broadcasting faculty to learn how to operate cameras, sound booms, and slates. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to act in a short scene to be filmed.
Recommended Age: 10+

Magic Chemistry
Presenters: Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science - Ohlone Student Chapter, advised by Ohlone College Faculty Luba Voloshko and Maru Grant
Join Ohlone College Chemistry students and faculty to participate in hands-on chemistry experiments and demonstrations in our Chemistry Laboratory.
Recommended Age: 10+

Movie Tricks in Filmmaking
Presenter: Alex Vigano, Filmmaker and Ohlone College Video Editing Instructor
Join faculty from the Ohlone College Broadcasting Department to see how movies trick us into believing we are somewhere else!
Recommended Age: 10+
Adult participated required for children under age 12

The Reality of Virtual Reality, Video Games, and World Experience
Presenter: Al Jauco, Multimedia Faculty
Check out the Multimedia Department's Video Game Design presentation and learn how you can turn your love of playing video games into a career in Game Design.
Recommended Age: 12+
Adult participation required for children under age 14

Tiny Microbes, Wide Horizons
Presenter: Margaret Lee, Ohlone College Biology Faculty
Discover more about the amazing world of microbes and the field of microbiology. Try your hand at simple, classic lab tests and view live microbial specimens.
Recommended Age: 10+
Adult participated required for children under age 12

Workshop Schedule

A Night of Science & More - Workshop Schedule
(Updated: 2/24/20)

When reading the schedule, please note that the first digit designates the floor and the second digit designates the room number. EXAMPLE: NC2121 is on the 2nd floor, wing 1. View the Ohlone College Newark Center map.

4:15-5:00pm 5:15-6:00pm 6:15-7:00pm 7:15-8:00pm 8:15-9:00pm

Homemade Piano Project

NC2101 & 2106

Homemade Piano Project

NC2101 & 2106

Build Your Own Robot Line Follower

NC2200

The Reality of Virtual Reality, Video Games, and World Experiences 

NC2306

The Reality of Virtual Reality, Video Games, and World Experiences

NC2306

Build Your Own Robot Line Follower

NC2200

DNA Fingerprinting

NC2418

Magic Chemistry

NC2412

Esports 101: Careers and Academics in Esports and Video Gaming

NC2100

Esports 101: Careers and Academics in Esports and Video Gaming

NC2100

Magic Chemistry

NC2412

Tiny Microbes, Wide Horizons

NC1224

Tiny Microbes, Wide Horizons

NC1224

Movie Tricks in Filmmaking

NC2211

Movie Tricks in Filmmaking

NC2211

Looking Through the Lens

NC2211

Looking Through the Lens

NC2211

Healthcare Education Via Simulation

NC2231

Healthcare Education Via Simulation

NC2231

Healthcare Education Via Simulation

NC2231

 

Interact with NASA Ames Research Center

NC1310

Interact with NASA Ames Research Center

NC1310

Interact with NASA Ames Research Center

NC1310

Interact with NASA Ames Research Center

NC1310

     

DNA Fingerprinting

NC2418

 

Ohlone for Kids and Teens Program Schedule

Ohlone for Kids (OFK) - Workshop Schedule
(Updated: 2/24/20)

When reading the schedule, please note that the first digit designates the floor and the second digit designates the room number. EXAMPLE: NC2121 is on the 2nd floor, wing 1. View the Ohlone College Newark Center map.

4:30-5:30pm 5:45-6:45pm 7:00-8:00pm Taught By

Python for Kids

(Grades 4-9)

NC2120

Web Design

(Grades 4-9)

NC2120

Java Programming

(Grades 4-9)

NC2120

3/31-5/19
Progressive Kids

Momentum Madness

(Grades 3-7)

NC2121

Momentum Madness

(Grades 3-7)

NC2121

Momentum Madness

(Grades 3-7)

NC2121

Engineering for Kids

Evolution in a Jelly Bean World

(Grades 3-7)

NC2122

Evolution in a Jelly Bean World

(Grades 3-7)

NC2122

Evolution in a Jelly Bean World

(Grades 3-7)

NC2122

Science from Scientists
 

Holographic Augmented Reality

(Grades 4-8)

NC2123

Holographic Augmented Reality

(Grades 4-8)

NC2123

Integem

 

Event Map

Drawn out map of the Newark Campus, both first and second floor overview. Used for navigation.

Pictures from Past Night of Science Events

A Night of Science and More

 

EVENT CONTACT: 

Kelly Wilmeth
Ohlone College
510-659-6233
KWilmeth@ohlone.edu (link sends emails)