EXPLORE THE STARS AT SPC'S PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY The St. Petersburg College Planetarium and Observatory are great places for all ages to explore the universe. The planetarium is a "star theater" with a 24-foot domed ceiling that can accurately simulate the night sky at any time or location on Earth.
On August 14, 2019, the Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate (TB B2B) embarked on a boat tour of Port Tampa Bay. TB B2B students from St Petersburg College and Hillsborough Community College climbed aboard the Bay Spirit II along with the Captain, crew and expert Tour Guide, Dennis Martin to learn about future employment possibilities for STEM majors. Port Tampa Bay is by far Florida’s largest port, handling over 37 million tons of cargo per year. The Tampa Port is very diverse and handles all major cargo categories such as: Liquid bulk (petroleum, sulfur, ammonia, orange juice) Dry bulk (fertilizer, limestone, [...]
Celebrate Earth Day with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful! Join your neighbors and friends Saturday, April 27th to celebrate Earth Day by keeping our paradise litter free. Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful recruits volunteers to foster unity and strengthen community bonds through beautification and improvement efforts across Hillsborough County. Any individual, family, school, group, place of worship, business or government entity can coordinate or participate. For more than twenty years, this locally activated community improvement program brings the power of volunteers and sponsors together to inspire change and build sustainable, vibrant communities. Saturday, April 27th Registration: 8:00 am Cleanup Start Time: 9:00 a.m. What To [...]
South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility is a permitted 33 million gallon per day (MGD) Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant serving South Pinellas County. We use physical, biological, and chemical processes to recover resources from wastewater: reclaimed water for irrigation, biosolids for fertilizer pellets, and gas for renewable energy. [Engineering / Conservation/ Science Focus]