K-12 STEM Center 

Upcoming Events



Pre-registration required at all events open to the public.


Another great (& free) workshop from the USC students in the Society for Women Engineers. Learn how to navigate the Common Application and work with a SWEster on your college application essays. More info.

10/8 – The Center's Dr. Mary Bonaparte-Saller (BOTS) presents at California Association of Science Educators (CASE) 
A workshop on Introducing Coding and Robotics to the 3-5th Grade Classroom
10/16 – High School Students: Medical Device Brainstorming and CAD Workshop from USC students in the MEDesign student organization.

Free, remote, space limited (1st come, 1st registered). More info.

Zoom Panel/Q&A for high school students on different majors in chemistry (Chem vs. Chem Engineering vs. Biochem vs. Biomed, etc.) by the USC Women in Chemical Engineering Student Organization. More info.

10/23 – Hour of Code Workshop for Teachers

More details to come.

Allen Pan is a YouTuber with 1.53M subscribers who enjoy watching him make pretend things into real things using engineering, robotics, and creativity. Hear Allen talk about how he overcame challenges and how he got to be where he is today. See Allen’s YouTube channel here https://www.youtube.com/c/SufficientlyAdvanced/featured

Hear from USC student makers, see their incredible projects, and ask them questions about their projects and the world of DIY technology! See some of their projects here https://viterbimakers.usc.edu/

Learn and ask questions about how to be an innovator from a panel of USC students from the group Robogals.

Zoom Panel/Q&A for high school students by USC's Queers in Engineering Science and Technology (QuEST) on "Proud Success in STEM" - about being LGBTQ+ in STEM. More info.

Join Afterschool Alliance for the centerpiece event of the 22nd annual Lights On Afterschool, the nation’s celebration of afterschool programs. Youth from programs around the country will share reflections on the past year and a half and how their afterschool programs have impacted their lives, perspectives on what youth need to thrive, and hopes for the future. A special segment will be devoted to recognizing the powerful role of afterschool program staff and mentors in shaping the lives of young people.More info.


If you are considering engineering as a future career, come and experiment with Blender: a 3-D design software.


12/6–11 – CS Ed Week

A week-long series of virtual panels, activities, and more hosted by USC Viterbi K-12 STEM Center around the theme of CS Education. We will have offerings for K-12 students, families, and teachers. More details to come.