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OC Science is a student-run, non-profit organization working to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County.

  • Math for Service Open House 2017

    Thank you for your support of and participation at Math for Service events this past year. We would like to invite you to our 2017 Math for Service Open House and Awards Ceremony. Please join us to celebrate our President’s Volunteer Service Award winners, explore community service opportunities, get community service forms signed, and celebrate another exciting year of Math for Service! Open house is this Saturday, May 13, from 2:00-4:00pm at Sage Hill School. To see the promotional flyer, click here.

    Sign up for our workshops.

    Sign up for our workshops.

  • Arnold and Mabel Beckman Art Contest

    Thank you to everyone who has participated in OCSEF's Arnold and Mabel Beckman art contest for 2017. We appreciate and recognize all of your hard work and amazing pieces of art. You all really embodied and exemplified Beckman's legacy. Congratulations to all of the finalists! Click here to learn more about the awards ceremony and how to participate in the future.

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    Sign up for our workshops.

  • Science Fun Nights

    Join us for fun, hands-on activities at our science fun nights held on the second Friday of each month. With many engaging engineering and other make and take events, children of all ages can come and participate. To learn more about this event and sign up, please click here.

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Welcome to OC Science.

We are a student-run, non-profit organization working to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County. We are also an affiliate of the Youth Leadership Program of Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF).

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We have some great things planned for you this year!

New are our workshops and chapters! We will also continue to organize information showcases and OC Science and Engineering Week. 

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Questions, comments, or concerns?

You can email us at info@ocscience.org. We are also on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. You can also donate to OC Science--we'd really appreciate it!

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Upcoming Events

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  • Corona Del Mar Beach (3001 Ocean Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA, 92625)



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Our volunteers have spent over 3500 hours organizing and helping out at our events since the founding of OC Science.

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer or just joining our mailing list, you can sign up here! Volunteers must be in 8th grade and above.

Past Events

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    As a new year begins, OC Science has released their first ever Science Bowl Training Sessions to prepare for the Science Bowl during Imaginology. Top scoring participants of OC Science's problems of the month will have an opportunity to participate in the annual science bowl.
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    All 11 of OC Science's school chapters sent delegations of volunteers for team bonding activities and to hear a talk from a UCI professor about her experience in volunteering and her work.
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    In October, OC Science held 4 Ask-a-Scientist Nights as kick off events for a 10 week science fair workshop for students around Orange County.
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If you support OC Science's mission and events, please consider making a donation to our organization. Donations will go directly towards funding material costs for our events. And if you donate $20 or more, you will receive an OC Science tshirt as a gift! Thank you for your support.

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IRVINE, California—October 13, 2014

OC Science was founded and launched by a group of middle and high school students mid-October. A number of these “founding members” had been previously given the opportunity to take part in science research for events such as school and district science fairs, the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF), and the national Broadcom MASTERS. These students had benefited greatly from their experiences in countless ways—they applied the scientific method to real life problems, and analyzed complicated data samples in order to reach a conclusion, just to name a few. The benefits were not only limited to academics, however. Students explored various speaking and display techniques in order to confidently and effectively present their findings. Furthermore, in participating in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) events, students found themselves surrounded by likeminded young individuals who also strived to learn more, know more, and do more, inspiring them to work harder and go deeper into the realms of science and other subjects.

OC Science’s members wish to provide these highly beneficial opportunities to a more widespread audience, especially students in elementary and middle school, in hopes that more and more of our youth will be exposed to the sciences and research opportunities at an early age, and as a result, become motivated to pursue STEAMrelated career paths in the future. OC Science plans to contact school districts across Orange County in order to increase access to these STEAM opportunities. OC Science, along with countless other organizations and leading individuals in today’s society, strongly believes that STEAM is essential to our nation’s future successes, and strives to promote it through events and activities geared towards our youth.

Math for Service, Inc. has provided OC Science with a grant to support them in their mission “to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County.”