Kilb, Sally Ride Science, Expand outreach program

Sally Ride Science's San Diego Library NExT program, which offers STEAM workshops at San Diego library branches, has unveiled its expanded course lineup covering everything from Marine Mammals and Kitchen Chemistry to Wearable Electronics and The Science of Harry Potter. Winter offerings for the Library NExT program, a partnership between the San Diego Public Library and UC San Diego, include more than 40 hands-on workshops at library branches around the city. The new schedule represents a tripling of the number of courses offered each month.  Many instructors for this the NExT program are Scripps graduate students recruited by IGPP seismologist and science outreach director for Sally Ride Science, Debi Kilb "...younger scientists can act as both instructors and role models.”