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New Directors Join CuriOdyssey’s Board of Directors

By CuriOdyssey | Wed May 22, 2019

SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA – May 17, 2019 – CuriOdyssey is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurel Miranda as board chair and the election of two new directors to the organization’s board, Aragon Burlingham of Envision Learning Partners and Julie Lee, a community leader and volunteer. The board’s goal is to help accomplish CuriOdyssey’s mission…

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Endangered Species Day 2019

By CuriOdyssey | Fri May 17, 2019

Guest blog by Cody Aylward. On May 17th, CuriOdyssey celebrated Endangered Species Day! The salt marsh harvest mouse (SMHM; Reithrodontomys raviventris) is one of the local endangered species that CuriOdyssey works hard to help through our marsh restoration and research efforts, led by Senior Educator and Science Research Manager Catherine Brett. Salt marsh harvest mice have not been found at Coyote Point marsh, but we…

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Party for the Planet! Earth Day 2019

By Adele Rios | Wed May 1, 2019

Thank you to all of our 2019 sponsors and volunteers! Your commitment to a cleaner world helped remove 3 cubic yards of trash and almost 100 gallons of recyclables during our annual beach cleanup as part of our Party for the Planet Earth Day celebration on April 20, 2019. The 2019 Earth Day beach cleanup…

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Local High School Students Accept 2019 Conservation Internship

By Adele Rios | Thu April 18, 2019

Three local students from Design Tech High School participated in a two-week internship crafting educational solutions regarding trash, recycling and compost at newly green certified CuriOdyssey Science Playground & Zoo in San Mateo, CA. The 2019 Conservation Internship Project: CuriOdyssey seeks to be a leader in conservation and environmental efforts. We want to further educate…

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Gilead Grant Supports CuriOdyssey in the Classroom

By Adele Rios | Thu April 18, 2019

San Mateo, CA–April 2019–CuriOdyssey, a science playground and zoo, received a grant from the Gilead Foundation of Foster City, CA in support of the school science program, including a low-income component to serve underprivileged children. The program will offer STEM curricula and field trips for schools and groups as well as hands-on workshops, both on-site…

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California Life Sciences Institute Site News

By Adele Rios | Sun March 17, 2019

We are excited to highlight our guest article contributed to CLSI, which was released on March 12th, 2019. This past year in August the California Life Sciences Association “Bio by the Bay” reception took place at CuriOdyssey. Over 150 CLSA members had the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey’s exhibits, visit with our animals, and learn more about…

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Four Types of Owls at CuriOdyssey

By Adele Rios | Sun March 17, 2019

Based in San Mateo, visit us and get up close to four different kinds of owls at CuriOdyssey! These owls are on exhibit daily (unless feeling under the weather). Who might you see? The Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus | This owl will inhabit almost any type of environment from dense forests, plains, and deserts to city…

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St. Patrick’s Day Science Experiments for Kids

By Adele Rios | Sat March 16, 2019

A curious collection of colorful & kooky St. Patrick’s Day science experiments and activities for kids! Photos, videos and insight to try these experiments at home. BONUS: We recommend discussing how to make an experiment more eco-friendly! Many sites linked below use single-use plastic, but could you use an alternative? From the CuriOdyssey At-Home Science…

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The Sand Hill Foundation and Atkinson Foundation make Significant Grants to CuriOdyssey’s Capital Campaign 

By CuriOdyssey | Wed March 13, 2019

CuriOdyssey is pleased to announce we received two foundation grants in support of The Campaign for CuriOdyssey, a $35M initiative to provide a world-class science center for the families of San Mateo County and beyond.   The Sand Hill Foundation has supported the museum’s school science programs since 2000. “The Sand Hill Foundation is proud to…

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March Pi Donation Month 2019

By Adele Rios | Thu March 7, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Pi Donation Month blog! Donate $31.41 or more to CuriOdyssey in person or online by the end of March 2019 to be named a March Supporter of Science & Wildlife. As a March Supporter of Science & Wildlife, your name will be featured at our Front Desk all month long! Why donate to…

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