California STEM Tour

Take your students to the technology capital of the world on a California STEM tour! Silicon Valley is the place to get students intrigued in computer science and other STEM careers. They will have up-close interactions with powerful companies that depend on the fundamentals of programming and computing, data management and cybersecurity. Visit two of the world’s incubators for the top innovations (and innovators) in the technology field, the original Google server at Stanford University and the original HP garage. Tour the Tech Museum, the Apple corporate store and visit Google and Facebook’s Headquarters. Students will also tour the Tesla Motors showroom and top colleges, like the University of California at Berkeley.

 

 

DAY 1 

  • Arrive San Jose
  • Visit Tech Museum
  • Lunch
  • Tour Stanford Campus
    • See original Google Server
    • Visit Hoover Tower
    • HP Garage Replica
  • Dinner
  • College Workshop: STEM majors and careers, application of computer science across fields
  • Check in to hotel

 

DAY 2 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit NASA Ames Research Center
  • Tour Carnegie Mellon NASA Campus
  • Lunch
  • Visit Intel Museum
  • Photo stops could include Google, Adobe, LinkedIn, EA, Cisco or Facebook Headquarters
  • Photo stop at original HP Garage
  • Dinner and Free time at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

DAY 3 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Computer History Museum
  • Visit Apple Corporate Store
  • Lunch
  • Tour Levi’s (49ers) Stadium
  • Visit Tesla Motors showroom
  • Dinner and Laser Tag

 

DAY 4

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Tour University of California at Berkeley
  • Lunch
  • Visit San Francisco
  • Walk Golden Gate Bridge
  • Dinner in Chinatown
  • Free time in Union Square

 

DAY 5

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Rosicrucian Museum
  • Lunch
  • Return home