San Diego Futures Foundation • March 23 STEMFest!

SDFF is a great organization that has been helping San Diego children get access to technology for over 20 years. They held a wonderful STEMfest at Copley YMCA on March 23.

Intro to K-2 Robotics with Pro-Bot® “Racer” Robot

Intro to 3rd-8th Grade Coding in C and Engineering– with Junior Botball

“The World is Waiting” || STEM Poetry Motivation (Dr. Nehemiah Mabry)

“Is your organization striving to attract and retain more young people into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) areas? Are you aiming to increase the number of gender and ethnically diverse students who enter STEM educational programs and career fields?” — Dr. Mabry

With a message that resonates completely with the work that we do at CA Math & Science Challenge, Dr. Mabry provides insight into the answers in his powerful motivational video. Thank you for the work you’re doing to empower our future’s future.

"The World is Waiting" || STEM Poetry Motivation (Dr. Nehemiah Mabry)


What a year for CA Math & Science Challenge!

What a year it’s been for us at CA Math & Science Challenge. Our mission to empower teachers with effective sTEm curriculum has begun in earnest with schools throughout San Diego County.

For instance, Ms. Bolling, the new head of the robotics program at Innovations Academy Charter: using  a curriculum that included our Challenge Trees and Coaching/Assessment Checklists, Ms. Bolling helped every K-8 child  experience some level of robotics programming at Innovations.

We have continued to support the wonderful teachers in our Hoover Cluster as they strengthen their own robotics Robotics programs.

What started out as an after school robotics programs is starting to work its way into the regular classroom schedule as teachers experience student growth in independent problem-solving skills, coding, mathematics, and engineering. The 3rd-5th grade students at this cluster had two opportunities to participate in weekend Challenge Event Tournaments:

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