Forests in Focus

Watch science unfold on screen through the lens of filmmaking in California woodlands. Ecology is progressing in new directions thanks to modern observational tools — allowing scientists to see, study, and protect the environment. Join the Science Communication Lab’s team and guests for a screening and discussion of their award-winning short film “A Walk in […]

SOLD OUT: How Synthetic Biology can help with Biodiversity Conservation

Have you ever wondered how synthetic biology can help conserve biodiversity in nature? Many molecules and dyes are extracted from plants. Whether it be from the plant’s stem, flowers, leaves, or seeds, when these molecules or dyes are extracted, the entire plant is often destroyed upon extraction, leaving nothing to put back into its original […]

SOLD OUT: Presidio Archaeology: Behind the Scenes Tour

Explore the rich history of the Presidio of San Francisco as it is discovered every day through archaeology. Head to the active dig site to meet Presidio archaeologists, see the remnants of the Spanish Fort and learn about the archaeological process. Archaeologists will talk about their methods and the state-of-the-art lab and collections facility where […]

STEM Careers & Society

This online event will highlight the interdisciplinarity of STEM careers and ultimately illustrate how science and society are profoundly interconnected in our world today. Now more than ever issues such as climate change and the COVID pandemic, to name a few, have demonstrated that scientific data must inform public policy, that proper government funding is […]

SOLD OUT: The Natural Wonders of Glen Canyon Park

Join the California Native Plant Society Yerba Buena tour to explore Glen Canyon Park! Glen Canyon is one of San Francisco’s significant natural resource areas containing a variety of wildlife habitats and vegetation including native grasslands, riparian areas, forbs, shrubs, willows and other trees. At this time of year, we hope to see the spring […]

Defeating Neurodegeneration: Virtual Career Panel and Tour

Join our diverse panel of Denali Scientists, as they discuss their journey from student to industry professional. Learn about how they chose their career paths and what majors, interests, and/or life factors influenced their way to a career in drug discovery/development for brain diseases. Experience a virtual lab tour of Denali Therapeutics, taking a sneak […]

Science of Bubbles

Discover the Science of Bubbles at Quest Science Center’s Science@Stockmen’s Park series. Experience a dozen hands-on soap bubble activities, along with performances and competitions. Learn about the science behind surface tension, soap solutions, and special ingredients to make gigantic and colorful bubbles. Explorers of all ages are welcome at this community drop-in event.

SOLD OUT: Earth Day Climate Action

California State Parks Foundation will be hosting a special Earth Day Climate Action workday at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. This special workday will focus on invasive plant removal that will help our urban state park become more climate resilient in the face of the ever-present threats of climate change. Earth Day is widely recognized […]

Protecting and Rehabilitating Local Raptors

Join the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley (WCSV) for an educational talk about local raptor species, issues that affect our local birds of prey, simple ways you can help at home in your neighborhood, and what WCSV does to rehabilitate sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife in the Bay Area. Bring your questions about raptors, and/or […]

San Francisco Math Circle Math Festival

At the San Francisco Math Circle, we make math accessible, inclusive, and fun! The SF Math Circle is an extracurricular math enrichment program that encourages students to develop their identities as mathematical thinkers in a supportive, collaborative, and fun environment. We promote positive attitudes towards math and learning through engaging, hands-on puzzles and games that […]