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Things to Do with Kids in the Bay Area This Weekend

By Adele Rios | May 24, 2017

Here are some great activities for families with curious kids for the weekend of May 26-28! This weekend you and your favorite kids have the opportunity to witness a live archaeology dig, follow along and learn about the Hayward fault, or take apart, examine and fix something you own with a knowledgeable fix-n-learn community. Live Archaeology Dig Date: Friday…

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…

What Does Science Mean to You?

By Adele Rios | May 4, 2017
What Does Science Mean To You

What is the Meaning of “Science” What does “science” mean to you?  In a world facing global challenges, facts and science are more important than ever. Here at CuriOdyssey, we have been inviting visitors to post notes to our “Meaning of Science” whiteboard to share their personal thoughts on the meaning of science.  Share your thoughts…

Volunteer to Help Wildlife and the Environment

By Lee Cauble | April 24, 2017

In honor of science, spring and Earth Day, which is really every day, here are some great  ways that you as an individual can make a positive impact on the natural world. Sustainability and Biodiversity One of the major challenges we face today is the strain we are putting on our planet’s life sustaining resources,…

Conservation, Environmentalism and You

By Catherine Brett | April 17, 2017

Looking for inspiration for your own personal environmental commitment efforts?  Here are some projects that are making a positive impact and why these projects are important to all of us. Marsh Conservation The marsh conservation experiment led by CuriOdyssey Science Educator Catherine Brett will provide valuable data to inform future LIRA (invasive marsh plant) management strategies…

Wildlife Devotion

By Laurie Wagner | April 14, 2017

There are a few animal species that display behaviors that look similar to what humans might call love.   3-5% of mammals could be considered monogamous, possibly because multiple parents are needed to ensure the survival of offspring. Owl monkeys take a year to get acquainted before mating, then exhibit behavior that researchers think may illustrate a type of…

Coyote Point Marsh Restoration Project

By Catherine Brett | April 6, 2017

Have you ever wondered why removal of invasive species is so important? When a non-native species enters a habitat, it may be considered invasive if it spreads rapidly and fundamentally alters the structure and function of a habitat. Invasive organisms also outcompete native plants for space and resources such as water, light and nutrients. One…

Celebrating 10 Years of Commitment to CuriOdyssey

By Patricia Jenkins | April 6, 2017

This month we celebrate an important anniversary.  Science education leader and CuriOdyssey Executive Director, Rachel Meyer, celebrates ten years of dedication to CuriOdyssey’s mission of delivering serious science to bay area children. With her guidance, hundreds of thousands of children have visited CuriOdyssey, touched science, met animals and learned to discern fact from opinion. Science education is more…

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