Science Learning Center Welcomes First Group of Local Students for 2023-2024

Published October 4, 2023

The Science Learning Center welcomes their first group of local students for the 2023-2024 school year!

Fifth grade students from Long Beach Unified School District joined CSU Long Beach students and staff to engineer stable structures using only index cards and some tape. The Science Learning Center is an important stop on the Long Beach College Promise Tours which provide all 5th graders in the district with an opportunity to visit campus and see themselves as a college student in the near future.

visitors interacting with Science Learning Center staff
Fifth graders exploring the Science Learning Center and interacting with the staff.
young children interacting with a science activity
Young scientists using the Van De Graaf generator to experiment with static electricity.

About the Science Learning Center

The Science Learning Center (SLC) provides unique learning experiences for elementary and middle school aged students in local communities, as well as the students of CSULB, through exhibits and activities that encourage questioning and hands-on investigation. Through both on-site and outreach programs, the Center seeks to support STEM awareness and interest, to inform and support local science education and provide an avenue to showcase research in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to new audiences.

Learn more: Science Learning Center

About Long Beach Promise

The Long Beach College Promise represents a shared commitment to equitable student success made by the Promise partners - CSULB, LBCC, and LBUSD.

Together with the City of Long Beach, the Promise Partners support and guide students from elementary school through college and onto their careers. Students earn a world-class education and develop skills to succeed in life.

Learn more: Long Beach Promise