PS Science Presents a Fundraising Workshop

What: Programmable wearables workshop! Create and code your own flashing multicolor LED headband.

You can’t purchase a product like this – but you can make your own. Become part of the growing DIY maker movement while working to support PS Science in its mission to bring science education to schools in underserved communities.

Debra Ansell, known for creating light-up programmable wearables such as a Twitter connected handbag and an interactive fiber-optic dress, will direct this workshop on how to create, decorate and program your own codable LED headband. She will walk you through the steps to assemble, decorate and program the headband with flashing multicolor LEDs. You will be able to create and display your own color patterns and sequences across the entire rainbow spectrum. Create designs to match your outfit or the occasion – for example St. Paddy’s Day green or Unicorn rainbows. No prior experience in sewing or coding required. Younger children (12 and under) should have a parent present to help.

Who: Anyone 10 years +
Maximum 20 participants

Cost: $225 tax-deductible donation to PS Science
Registration can be made thru the “Donate” button at the top of this page.
In the comments section, specify “Headband Glam”

Where: 1830 14th Street Santa Monica CA 90404
Plenty of street parking

When: Saturday March 17, 2018
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

What is included: all materials, snacks and drinks. We will have a few laptops available to borrow for use to program your microprocessors, but bring your own laptop if you want to take home the software to allow you to change your LED color program.

Questions or more info? Email

2nd Annual Snap Council Workshops

We just ended another productive two weeks working with Snap Inc. employees who helped us cut, count, fold and assemble bags and bags of science lesson materials to use in our 66 classrooms this year!  Thank you to everyone at Snap for hosting us and helping us fulfill our mission of bringing engaging science lessons to ALL students!

THANK YOU to EVERYONE who participated in the LA Clippers/Kia Charity Challenge!

PS Science participated in the LA Clippers Foundation online Charity Challenge running from November 15 – December 14. We succeeded in raising $119,000 in donations and won an additional $19,000 in prizes from the LA Clippers Foundation!!  It was an amazingly successful end-of-the-year campaign that will enable us to bring science to even more students!  Thank you to everyone who participated and to the LA Clippers for inviting us.