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Reopening September 22
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September 2018 Closure

By Adele Rios | Sun September 16, 2018

CuriOdyssey is closed for a rejuvenation from September 10 to September 21, 2018. Here’s a peek at the happenings behind-the-scenes.     What’s pictured is just the beginning! Everyone at CuriOdyssey is contributing to multiple projects at once, with so much being done in just 12 days. Thank you for your patience as our team…

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Conservation: Single-Use Plastic Substitutions

By Adele Rios | Thu August 9, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Plastic Free July! For those of you still looking for inspiration year-round, the following are some great ideas that CuriOdyssey staff shared. A great way to lead your family conservation plan and try living waste free is to start with simple substitutions! It’s never too early to practice sustainability…

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Plastic and Your Health

By Megan Hankins | Fri July 27, 2018

Plastic packaging is everywhere-it covers the items that we buy at the store, it is wrapped around our food, and it is used as cushioning for items that we order online. While plastics have become a convenient product to use for shipping and storing items, studies are cropping up that share a different side to…

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What is Single-Use Plastic?

By Megan Hankins | Thu July 19, 2018

What is single-use plastic? While you may not have heard the term “single-use plastic” before, you are most likely familiar with items that count as single-use plastics, such as cling wrap, Ziploc bags and plastic straws. Single-use plastics are items that are made of plastic that are meant to be used just one time before…

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Our Clothing: The Hidden Source of Plastic Pollution

By Roisin Altreuter | Fri July 13, 2018

It’s time to acknowledge the plastic in our clothing. About 60% of the clothing worn globally is made from plastic-based fabrics like polyester, spandex, nylon, fleece, and more. When we wash these fabrics, they shed tiny pieces of plastic that are too small to be caught by water filtration systems. This is the #1 source of…

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Tips for Packing A Plastic-Free Lunch  

By CuriOdyssey | Thu July 5, 2018

Tips for packing a plastic-free lunch!   The average student produces about 67 pounds of waste from their lunches each school year (EPA). That means we have a big opportunity to reduce the amount of waste heading to our landfill each year by taking a few simple steps! Things to try: Re-use containers and jars from…

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What is Falconry?

By Anna Maness | Thu July 5, 2018

Falconry: The Ancient Technique of Hunting Wild Animals by using Trained Birds of Prey. How old is Falconry? What are some modern examples? Visual tool: check out this timeline from PBS! The earliest evidence of falconry in recorded history is 2205 BC China. Records refer to falcons as royal gifts in the Heian dynasty in…

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Science at Home: Rainbow Eruptions

By Adele Rios | Thu June 28, 2018

Simple at-home science experiments featured at Bubbles & Rainbows 2018. There were two kinds of rainbow eruptions at this event, try one or both today! The Mentos Method Source: Scientific American describes the tried and true method well, with some variation testing (i.e. crushed candies vs whole). At CuriOdyssey, we cut out a few steps and…

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Bubbles & Rainbows Weekend

By CuriOdyssey | Thu June 28, 2018

One of the most popular family science gatherings ever at CuriOdyssey—this year’s Bubbles & Rainbows weekend inspired thousands, and set a new record! Over the weekend, hundreds of Bay Area kids were every day scientists as they dabbled in elasticity, surface tension, chemistry, light, and geometry with rainbow and bubble science stations throughout CuriOdyssey. Did you know?…

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Make Edible Water Bottles

By Adele Rios | Wed June 27, 2018

How to make edible water bottles at home! CuriOdyssey guests got to try edible water bottles at our May First Friday Family Night. Through the process of spherification, this activity will create an edible, gelatinous membrane around a blob of water! Your family can think about design solutions for environmental problems as you experiment with this possible substitute…

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