Get your students excited about science outside of the classroom or participate in teacher events throughout the Bay Area.
From October 25 to November 3, 2012, the Bay Area will come alive with science and technology activities – lectures, debates, and exhibitions from Santa Rosa to San Jose. For the complete program schedule visit the Bay Area Science Festival website.
Encourage your students to spend a day doing science. Participate in programs chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire.
- Discovery Days at AT&T Park: Saturday, November 3, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm in San Francisco
- Discovery Days – North Bay: Saturday, October 27, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa
- Romberg Tiburon Center Discovery Day Open House: Sunday, October 21, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm in Sausalito
Events for Educators
Educator Giveaway: South San Francisco
Thanks to donations from labs and companies across the Bay Area, educators will have access to high quality materials and scientific equipment for their classrooms at the Bio-link Depot. Everything from pipettes to glassware to safety equipment will be given away for free! The give-away on Saturday October 27 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm are sponsored by BABEC and CCSF’s BIO-LINK Depot. Please bring school/educator ID.
The Academy’s own Educator Extravaganza is also part of the Bay Area Science Festival this year. On Saturday, November 3, 2012, join fellow educators to explore the California Academy of Sciences inside and out. Walk away with resources, activities and inspiration to bring science into your classroom in exciting new ways. Advance registration is required, and space is limited! For more information and to register for the Extravaganza, visit the event’s website.