Science Day Activities - Prerecorded

Below you will find various videos of activities to stimulate your love of science; prepared by the faculty, staff, and students at Stan State. Please feel free to browse through the various videos and also be sure to check out the live virtual events scheduled for Saturday, April 24, 2021.

welcome from Dr. Grobner
Welcome to Science Day

Astronomy

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Supernova

Length 8:06
Presented by Dr. Brian Morsony
Join Dr. Morsony to learn about stars' explosions and what causes a Supernova.

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Telescope Tour

Length 8:32
Presented by Dr. Brian Morsony
Have you ever wondered what is in the dome at Stanislaus State? Check it out with Dr. Morsony and learn about viewing the sky.

 

Biology

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Greenhouse-Overview

Length 1:56
Presented by Dr. Andrew Gardner
Join Dr. Andrew Gardner on a virtual tour of the Stanislaus State Greenhouse.

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Greenhouse-Cacti

Length 3:29
Presented by Dr. Andrew Gardner
Join Dr. Andrew Gardner on a virtual tour of the Greenhouse to learn about cacti.

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Greenhouse-Moss

Length 0:45
Presented by Dr. Andrew Gardner
Join Dr. Andrew Gardner on a virtual tour of the Greenhouse to learn more about mosses.

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Greenhouse-Bromeliads

Length 2:49
Presented by Dr. Andrew Gardner
Join Dr. Andrew Gardner on a virtual tour of the Greenhouse to learn about bromeliads.

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Greenhouse-Sensitive Plant

Length 1:25
Presented by Dr. Andrew Gardner
Join Dr. Gardner to see how some plants protect themselves from leaf eaters.

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Meiosis Vs. Mitosis

Length 5:31
Presented by
Learn about two types of cell division that happen in the human body!

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Model of the Heart

Length 3:28
Presented by Breanna Suarez
Join Breanna to make a heart model out of water bottles to demonstrate how the heart works!

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Osmosis – Gummy Bear Experiment

Length 5:20
Presented by Caitlin
Hang out with Caitlin to learn about water movement with fun gummies!

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Stanislaus National Forest – Lend a Hand, Care for the Land

Length 5:40
Presented by Ranger Jaclynn
Walk with Ranger Jaclynn in the Stanislaus National Forest to learn how to lend a hand and care for the land.

Chemistry

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Absorption of Light

Length 7:00
Presented by Dr. Elvin Alemán
Join Dr. Aleman to see which color of light gets absorbed to give us the color we see.

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Chemistry Gallery

Length 9:39
Virtually walk through the Chemistry Gallery at Stanislaus State! As you view the art pause to read the historic importance of chemistry.

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Molecules & Their Internal Vibrations

Length 2:51
Presented by Dr. Elvin Alemán
Ever wondered how molecules move? Watch this video made by Dr. Aleman to see how a few everyday molecules move.

Child Development

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Heavy vs. Light Experiment

Length 10:34
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Join Stanislaus State Child Development Center to see if some items found around your house are light or heavy with a scale.

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Loose Parts Engineering

Length 6:54
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Come build with a student from the Child Development Center with items around your home.

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Making Apple Pie Bites

Length 14:09
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Come learn how to make a yummy and simple treat!

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Making Homemade Bird Feeders

Length 7:57
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Learn how to make a bird feeder with items from your own home! (May need to get birdseed if you don’t have any)

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Making Edible Oobleck

Length 10:14
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Learn textures with edible oobleck (Corn starch mixture) you can make!

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Making Moon Sand

Length 11:01
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Come make moon sand with two items found in your kitchen! Simple steps for tons of fun.

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Making Sensory Playdough

Length 13:11
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Learn how to make playdough and add your favorite smell!

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Making Smoothies

Length 9:05
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Practice measuring with Hanna while making a yummy treat!

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Nature’s Sun Catchers

Length 9:32
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Join Hanna in creating a sun catcher with nature items you can find around your house or at the park!

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Pumpkin Exploration

Length 12:19
Presented by Stan State Child Dev. Center
Great activity for little ones to enjoy this upcoming fall! See the parts of a pumpkin with Hanna as your guide.

 
 

Computer Science

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Choose Your Adventure HTML

Length 30:47
Presented by Eric Greenberg
Learn how to make an adventure with Eric Greenberg using HTML and web pages.

 
 

Geography

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Geocaching

Length 12:50
Presented by Dr. Allison McNally
Join Dr. McNally and her four-legged friend Toby to learn how to find treasure with GPS on the Trans-California Pathway at Stanislaus State!

 
 

Nursing

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The Digestive System-Making Poo

Length 9:03
Presented by Nursing Student, Shelnika
Join nursing student Shelnika to see what happens to our food when we eat!

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Hands-Only CPR

Length 1:42
Presented by Nursing Student, Lexy
Join Lexy from the Student Nursing Association to learn about CPR.

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Learning about the Heart: Cow Hearts

Length 3:45
Presented by Nursing Student, Lexy
Do you know how the heart works? Come learn with our nursing student Lexy and see the anatomy of a real cow heart.

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Simulation Lab

Length 2:49
Presented by the School of Nursing
Join our nursing department to learn about the simulation lab at Stanislaus State.

 
 

Office of Information Technology

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Computer Numerical Control Machine

Length 14:58
Presented by OIT
Join Michael from Stanislaus State Stockton Campus to learn about CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machines.

 

Power Shell You Can Make Your PC Talk
Join Steven from OIT to learn about Power Shell Commands.

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The Future of Attendance

Length 2:49
Presented by OIT
Join Sean from OIT to learn about the future of school attendance with a double robotics telepresence robot.

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A Brief History of Home Video Games

Length 20:08
Presented by OIT
Join Eric to learn about the history of video games.

Physics

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“Friction” Activity

Length 6:51
Presented by the Great Valley Museum
Learn about friction and see how it affects the world around us.

 
 

Psychology

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Behavior Analysis

Length 20:00
Presented by SOBA
Come learn about behavior analysis and how behaviors can be affected with the Student Organization of Behavioral Analysis at Stanislaus State!

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Self-Care and Coping During a Pandemic

Length 7:19
Presented by Psi Chi at Stan State
Join Psi Chi to learn about self-care and how to share what you need in stressful moments.

 

Women in Science

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Women in STEAM

Length 28:05
Join Charlotte Richardson and the faculty from the Department of Mathematics to learn about powerful women that are changing the world with their work.