Our annual Science Carnival is from 4 - 8 PM on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Rio Vista Middle School, 3050 Thames River Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036

8.5x11 flier in English (PDF 1.3MB)
11x17 flier in English(PDF 2.2MB)
8.5x11 flier en Español (PDF 1.2MB)
11x17 flier en Español(PDF 2.4MB)


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 Scientist 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 Scientists". This opportunity provides a hands-on (drivers seat) experience for kids aged , assisting in running science activities with the sponsored booths. The Young 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 Scientist 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