2021 California Science Education Conference

Ticketed Events

Poolside Water Engineering Challenge
Friday, October 20, 2023

  • Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Tickets: $15
  • Pool Deck, Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

Ready, set, go! Grab your friends, colleagues, strangers and form your team for a cardboard engineering boat challenge (4-6 per team) and race across the largest swimming pool in Palm Springs. Put your heads together to construct your boat and sail away! Sign-ups will be held at the conference but first -


There will be music, networking and of course food and drinks. The Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel pool deck features cabanas, fire pits, and a heated swimming pool. Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit! This evening will sell out fast – so be sure to add this $15 ticket on to your conference registration.

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Tahquitz Canyon Field Course
Saturday, October 21, 2023

  • Time: 7:30am-11:00am
  • Ticket: $50

Tahquitz Canyon is one of the most beautiful and culturally sensitive areas of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation. Tahquitz Canyon is home to a spectacular seasonal 60-foot waterfall, rock art, ancient irrigation systems, native wildlife, and plants. Located at the entrance to the canyon, the Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center offers educational and cultural exhibits. The Center offers a display of artifacts, an observation deck, and a theater room for viewing The Legend of Tahquitz video.


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    November 8-10
    Sacramento, CA

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