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Three cheers for volunteers!

By Lee Cauble | July 21, 2017

Every year, more than 120 volunteers spend time on a regular basis at CuriOdyssey educating visitors, assisting campers, facilitating exhibits and activities, caring for our animals, and helping behind the scenes. In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 12-18, 2015), we’re highlighting two of our volunteers who spend time every month helping visitors explore our…

Things to Do with Kids in the Bay Area This Weekend

By CuriOdyssey | July 19, 2017

Things to do with kids in the Bay Area, weekend exclusives for Friday, 7/21 – Sunday, 7/23, 2017. Friday: Archaeology Dig at the Presidio Officers’ Club When: Friday, July 21, 2017 (Saturday too!). 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Where: Presidio Officers’ Club | 50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA Cost: Free More Info: Click here for the event. A repeating…

CuriOdyssey Animal Rescue Day

By CuriOdyssey | July 17, 2017
Green Iguana

Visitors were thrilled to see all the amazing, adorable and adoptable pets from Andy’s Pet Adoption Center on CuriOdyssey’s Animal Rescue Day. Regina, a gorgeous green iguana, greeted guests at the door to CuriOdyssey’s Redwood Hall. Visitors met Poppy, a very friendly Argentine black and white tegu lizard.  Tegus are the only lizard species known…

CuriOdyssey Raptor Power Day

By CuriOdyssey | July 5, 2017
Spectacled Owl

CuriOdyssey members and visitors celebrated the dinosaurs that survived at Raptor Power Day.  We watched raptors soar,  learned about their role in ecology from raptor conservation experts, and met them up close to learn about the science of their survival and their individual rescue stories. We saw falcons, hawks and eagles soar with falconer, Kenny…

CuriOdyssey Bubbles and Rainbows Day

By CuriOdyssey | July 3, 2017

Were you able to join us for our S.T.E.A.M. Saturday event, Bubbles and Rainbows Day? If not, here are just a few highlights! Tom Noddy amazed us by making bubbles in fantastic shapes and sizes. Tom even made bubbles inside of bubbles and attached bubbles to the outside of those bubbles, rotating it for a bubble carousel! Curious…

A Who’s Who of CuriOdyssey’s Raccoons

By Jen Gale | June 25, 2017

Have you ever walked past the raccoon exhibit and heard, “That’s the mommy and that’s the daddy!”? If you have, you’re not the only one. CuriOdyssey’s guests are regularly surprised to hear that only two of the raccoons are related and those two are the males, who are smaller than the females. While the keepers…

Raptor Power: Discover Birds of Prey

By Kevin Shoban | June 2, 2017

In honor of Raptor Power Day, we share photos, fun facts and quirky attributes of different kinds of raptors found in California. As Raptor Power Day approaches, have you wondered what makes raptors unique? Birds of prey, also known as raptors, are predatory birds with special adaptations to help them survive in the wild. All…

Endangered Species Day is May 19th, 2017

By RoseMarie Zar | May 23, 2017

Today is Endangered Species Day! This is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help protect them. All species big and small are important in our world Humans are able to both help and hinder other species. What we…

Why You Should Care About Leopard Sharks Dying in San Francisco Bay

By CuriOdyssey | May 17, 2017

Recently, CuriOdyssey’s young 8 to 10 year old geoscientist homeschoolers discovered two dead sharks at Coyote Point Park marsh and CuriOdyssey employees reported the findings to the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation soon afterwards.  These sharks were part of a massive leopard shark die-off documented by scientists for the past two years in the San Francisco Bay.  A…

Science in Our Lives

By Adele Rios | May 11, 2017
Seismic Monitor

The benefits of scientific research are applied all through our lives. Medical Science Do you or someone you know use tools for bending light to see? We mean glasses of course. How did this tool come into being? Problem-solving minds circa the early 1200’s are to thank for the glasses we know today (see link…

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