Wildfire From Space

Join the KQED Climate desk for an immersive look at the startling spread of wildfires using satellite imagery from Planet Labs to show us what happens before and after a burn and understand its patterns. Learn how the latest in satellite technology helps agencies and communities mitigate the threat of fires and manage emergency response […]

Discovery Day Cal State

Discovery Days are large-scale, outdoor events where the Bay Area’s many STEM organizations connect with thousands of youth and adults. The Result? Everyone – young and old – can experience the wonders of science! CSU East Bay invites you to explore over 40 Free dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, hands-on activities, and much much more. The […]

Discovery Day @ Oracle Park

View of Oracle Park during Discovery Day.

Discovery Days are large-scale, outdoor events where the Bay Area’s many STEM organizations connect with thousands of youth and adults. The result? Super-charged, super-fun celebrations of science! This FREE family focused event feature hundreds of dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games and astounding activities for all ages! We are looking forward to being back in-person […]

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 […]

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: Exploring the Science of Gardening

Are you and your family interested in learning more about gardening? Join California State Parks at the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area Community Garden for a fun-filled, hands-on exploration of an urban community garden. Families will receive a deep dive into how science is used in all parts of gardening, from soil health to food […]

Changing Shorelines and the Future of San Francisco

San Francisco’s shoreline has changed dramatically over the centuries and continues to change today. Join a California State Parks Interpreter as we take a walk through the history of south San Francisco’s shoreline and explore how our shorelines have shifted due to both natural phenomenon and human activity. You’ll have the chance to trace the […]

Nature Expo at Daniels Nature Center – Skyline Ridge Preserve

Share hands-on science and nature’s wonders with docents and staff naturalists at Midpen’s Daniels Nature Center located on the shores of Alpine Pond in Skyline Ridge Preserve. Learn about local flora and fauna, meet the resident gopher snake, Rolo, and celebrate Earth Day too! You can also explore the preserve’s trails on a short guided […]

Augmented Reality California Trail Scavenger Hunt @ the Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zoo has a new offering – interactive augmented reality care of tech/learning company Agents of Discovery. Through this partnership we look to provide another level of engagement and learning on site. Guests will be given exclusive early access to this Agents of Discovery “Mission” and its “Challenges” before it launches to the general public. […]

Midpen Bayside Family Festival

Celebrate 50 years of science-based public land preservation, restoration and public enjoyment with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District at this free, family-friendly festival in Ravenswood Open Space Preserve and Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto. Explore the newest segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail, including boardwalks with interpretive signs along the bay wetlands. […]