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ocMaker Challenge


The health and wellbeing of everyone who participates in the ocMaker Challenge is always our top priority; therefore, the 2020-2021 ocMaker Challenge will be virtual. 

Together, we are navigating through these uncharted territories. As we pivot into this virtual landscape, we know this presents an exciting opportunity to develop unique learning and authentic experiences for students in Orange County!​




​​The ocMaker Challenge is an integrated STEM design project delivered in classrooms. Combining elements of STEM technologies, art, and design, the ocMaker Challenge promotes a culture of inquiry and problem solving and provides Pre-K through post-secondary students a real-world authentic experience.​

Students are prompted to:
Design and build, or significantly repurpose a product that solves a problem, need or want.​

2020-2021 Educator Training Opportunities

​ocMaker Challenge Orientation​
Recorded Webinar
Click Here to Access Webinar
Introduction to Tinkercad
Online Course
Integrating into Curriculum
Online Course
Introduction to Arduino
Online Course
Introduction to Design Thinking
Online Course
Advanced Arduino
Link Coming Soon

​​Collaboration in Distance Learning
Online Course
Click Here to Register
Introduction to Raspberry PiOnline CourseClick Here to Register​
You be the Judge
February 25, 2021
Click Here to Register​
​​​App-Augmented Product
TBDLink Coming Soon

For more Information: 

Contact Julie Roney, STEM Coordinator,
Educational Services, STEM & Humanities Unit
Direct Line: (714) 966-4337/ Email:​​​