Hungry For Science

Let’s get cooking—Hungry for Science is a video series that explores the science behind tips and tricks in the kitchen. Learn the hows and whys of making bread, butter, popcorn, and more, and discover how a pinch of curiosity can improve your cooking while learning science at home.

Hungry for Science is part of the Exploratorium Learning Toolbox. Make sense of timely topics and find general science support for your virtual classroom or learning together at home. Science is all around us, and chances are, you’re already doing it. Everyday tasks and moments of simple play can be deep sources of inquiry, learning, and delight. This collection includes articles, STEM activities, and experiments to do at home, and activity videos.

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COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

Thank You for Supporting BASF

We strive to make all Bay Area Science Festival events free, when possible. To produce the Festival, we must annually raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every donation helps us make this important work possible.

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Thank you for your generous support of the Bay Area Science Festival! As part of UCSF, SEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please let us know if your company participates in a matching gift program so that we can extend the benefit of your generosity.