Whether you're vacationing or staycationing in Los Angeles this summer, there are tons of science, technology, engineering and math activities you can do! Click through our guide to get planning your Southern California summer.
A space and science-lovers dream, the California Science Center has the space shuttle Endeavour on display, the space shuttle orbiter's external tank (ET-94) on display, plus IMAX movies and exhibits on STEM cells, music, ecosystems, life and air and space!
More than just an aquarium, the Aquarium of the Pacific also has day camps, boat adventures, teen overnight camps, dive immersions and animal encounters with sharks, penguins, sea lions, seals and otters!
Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium has numerous ocean and marine life exhibits plus tide pools for exploring Southern California marine life.
The epitome of hands-on science education, Orange County's Discovery Cube Science Center boasts a Science of Hockey exhibit plus dinosaur, rocket and space exhibits and so much more!
A "must see" for a STEM LA activity. Whether you hike or drive up the hill to Griffith Observatory, you're sure to encounter the views of the Hollywood sign and Los Angeles. Visit the observatory and watch a pendulum in motion, see a sample of almost all the elements, learn about space in the planetarium and look through their telescopes into the night sky.
Reserve your tour now to visit NASA's JPL. It takes more than three weeks to fully reserve your tour, but it is worth it. Learn about NASA and the space program, see Mission Control and more!
A brand new dinosaur exhibit is open! See three T. rex dinosaurs, dozens of fossils, spiders, insects and nature all in one museum!