Our annual Science Carnival is from 4 - 8 PM on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Rio Vista Middle School, 3050 Thames River Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036

8.5x11 SAVE THE DATE in English (PDF 1.2MB)
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View a site map for the science activities

The Science Carnival is FREE to the public! Kids in preschool through grade 8 and their families are welcome to attend. This event provides students and their families with hands-on science experiences in a Halloween carnival setting. The event runs from 4 - 8 pm. Kids should feel free to wear their costumes to the Science Carnival. Limited snacks will be provided for purchase and families are encouraged to bring a picnic or arrange to eat off-site.

PK-12 grade teachers and afterschool educators are invited to attend the Science Carnival and collect ideas regarding hands-on science activities that they could implement in their classrooms.

NEW!  Young Engineers and Scientists Program--an opportunity for kids to experience the Science Carnival

The Science Carnival is now launching a new opportunity for students and children called the "Young Engineers and Scientists" or YES program. This opportunity provides a hands-on (drivers seat) experience for kids aged , assisting in running science activities with the sponsored booths. The Young Engineers and Scientists program promotes students and children to actively engage in activities creating science experiments. This will be a "pH-U-N" and memorable experience! 

For more information about the Young Engineers and Scientists program, visit our information page.


liquid nitrogen effect on a balloon

CSU Channel Islands (CI) student demonstrates the effect of liquid nitrogen on a balloon at the annual CI Science Carnival

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