Inspiring future scientists at the STEM EXPO

Armed with wiggly worms and striped zebrafish, on Saturday, March 2, more than 20 volunteers from Sanford Burnham Prebys helped kids and their families learn about the power of DNA at the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering?s EXPO Day.?

One of the largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) festivals in the U.S., this year?s event featured more than 130 interactive exhibits designed to ignite a passion for science in K?12 students. Despite an uncharacteristically rainy morning, an estimated 17,000 people attended.?