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CA Scores Below National Average in Science

Posts by Adele Rios

CA Scores Below National Average in Science

The numbers are in. Science scores in California are some of the lowest in the nation. View the data from N.A.E.P., the National Assessment of Educational Progress here. At CuriOdyssey, we are addressing that very issue for kids in our community.  Here, kids interact with real, natural phenomenon (physics) at a very young age. In…

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Outdoor Adventures Camp: Tide Pools

Educator Cat Brett shares photos from CuriOdyssey’s Outdoor Adventures summer camp trip to the tide pools at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. #SciencePwr Photos by Science Educator Cat Brett. Interested in our camps and workshops like these? Click here for more information.

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AZA’s Hurricane Harvey Updates

Updated 08/29/2017. The Association for Zoos and Aquariums sent out these updates from fellow Zoos and Aquariums in regard to Hurricane Harvey in Texas: The International Crane Foundation’s Texas Whooping Crane Program office, in Rockport, TX, was destroyed completely. All field staff evacuated safely, and ICF continues to assess the extent of the damage to offices and…

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Alternative Ways to Enjoy A Solar Eclipse

Looking for alternative ways to enjoy the solar eclipse without eclipse glasses? Here’s what we’ve found. Note: Please do not stare at a partial solar eclipse without eclipse glasses. Instead, we offer other ways to safely enjoy a solar eclipse. 5 alternative ways to enjoy the solar eclipse: (in no particular order) 1. VIDEO: NASA’s cereal box…

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CuriOdyssey’s July Cinema Night

Join us for the last summer Cinema Night on Friday, August 18, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. Film collection theme: “Worlds of Wonder”. Click here for tickets; a limited number of tickets are also available at the door. Click on the photos below for a few film clips of the amazing Exploratorium Cinema Arts film shorts…

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Science in Our Lives

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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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What Does Science Mean to You?

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…

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Differences Between Similar Animals

Do you ever wonder whether a big black bird is a crow or a raven?  Or whether a croaking frog is really a toad?  What about that swooping bird – is it a falcon or a hawk?  There are some animals that seem really difficult to tell apart!  Here are some easy ways to know the…

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Child Development Research

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At CuriOdyssey, child development research is on our radar. We use that science superpower for good in everything from our exhibit design to classroom activities. It is our pleasure to share great child development discoveries with you. Gardener or Carpenter Are you a ‘gardener’ or a ‘carpenter’ parent? Based in a plethora of research, what Dr.…

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