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CalTeach Learning Lab

The CalTeach Learning Lab at UC Merced

As part of the 2020 project, CalTeach at UC Merced has opened up an outreach STEAM hub for K-12 classrooms. Schools and teachers can reserve our CalTeach Learning Lab and request a STEM activity/activities to pair with their UC Merced Campus visit. 

'Experiences' to reserve at the Learning Lab 

Schools and districts can reserve a one to two hour "experience" at our lab. These experiences are led by our knowledgeable CalTeach undergraduate and staff members at UC Merced.

  • Choose from a variety of STEAM activities that are catered to the NGSS standard that you are covering in your classroom.        
  • Open to grades K-12 student groups          
  • Give your students a valuable campus visit by reserving a hands-on activity and allowing them to get the full research university experience!
  • For more information about what we offer, please click here

How do I reserve my student group for the CalTeach Learning Lab?

STEP 1: Complete the learning lab reservation form

STEP 2: You will receive a follow-up email from our Program Coordinator, Jessica Teran Salazar at, or any other CalTeach staff with details/questions about your visit to the lab.

STEP 3:  You will receive a reservation confirmation and appropriate waivers/documents will be sent out to the main coordinator of the visiting K-12 student group to fill out.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Contact Us       

Mariah Gonsalez                                           

CalTeach Program Coordinator

(209) 228-4098