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CuriOdyssey Participates in Another Summer of Free Admission for Military Families

By Bryan Cohn | Fri May 20, 2022

The National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families are pleased to announce the museums across America that will be participating in the Blue Star Museums program this summer, from May 21, 2022—Armed Forces Day—to September 5, 2022—Labor Day. This year’s list once again includes museums from all 50 states, District of Columbia, and…

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CuriOdyssey’s Animals Get Vaccinated for COVID – 19

By Bryan Cohn | Wed May 18, 2022

By: Dr. Kate Sulzner CuriOdyssey is pleased to announce that several of our resident animals now have an added layer of protection against COVID-19. On May 5th, 2022, CuriOdyssey’s bobcats, grey fox, ferrets, and river otter all received their first in a series of two COVID-19 boosters. Our veterinary team focused on vaccinating these four…

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STEMCorps Science Fair Recap

By Bryan Cohn | Wed May 11, 2022

Background: What is STEM Mentors STEM Mentors is a new CuriOdyssey afterschool program where students are paired with volunteer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professionals from all over the US. It is just one branch of STEMCorps, a pilot program created to connect a CuriOdyssey trained team of educators, mentors, caregivers and community partners…

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Bay Gallery & Labs: Groundbreaking Ceremony

By Bryan Cohn | Mon May 2, 2022

Saturday, April 30, 2022 marked the official groundbreaking for construction on the first of our eight building Campus plan: The Bay Gallery & Labs. Led by Executive Director Aragon Burlingham on the unceded land of the Ramaytush people, CuriOdyssey Board Members, partners, donors, staff and friends gathered in acknowledging the Ramaytush (pronounced rah-my-toosh) ancestry, the…

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Volunteer Week Recap

By Bryan Cohn | Fri April 29, 2022

Culminating with an ‘elevated’ Saturday BBQ experience in celebration of our volunteers catered by Chef Jordan Alexander of Jordan’s Culinary Creations, I would say volunteer week was a success. The week of April 17-23 was all about recognizing the hard work and thanking all of the amazing individuals who volunteer their time, energy, and expertise…

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CuriOdyssey Retains top Accredation

By Bryan Cohn | Tue April 26, 2022

The top accrediting body for zoos and aquariums, The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), has approved CuriOdyssey’s accreditation for an additional 5 years, signaling the 5th consecutive time the organization has received the certificate (since 2000). Fewer than 10% of the approximately 2,800 animal exhibitors licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture are…

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We see you. We appreciate you. We thank you!

By Bryan Cohn | Sun April 17, 2022

This is National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 17th – 23rd) and the perfect occasion to recognize and thank all of the amazing individuals who volunteer their time, energy, and expertise to support early science learning and animal exploration programs. In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, I want to take the time to thank all of you…

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Become a Pollinator Superhero!

By CuriOdyssey | Sat April 16, 2022

It’s Spring! It’s Earth Day! It’s a great time to think about our insect friends and the plants that help them thrive. You can become a pollinator superhero with these simple tips.

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CuriOdyssey Weekend Recap

By Bryan Cohn | Tue April 5, 2022

There was a lot happening this past weekend at CuriOdyssey! During First Friday Nights on April 1st, the Iron Panthers Robotics team joined us to exhibit their robots and other fun gadgets in the Redwood Hall. The Iron Panthers were founded in 2013 at Burlingame High School, with the mission of bringing students of all…

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CuriOdyssey Recently Featured in Daily Journal

By Bryan Cohn | Fri December 31, 2021

CuriOdyssey’s Executive Director, Aragon Burlingham, and Chief Development Officer, Maureen Garrett were recently featured in San Mateo Daily Journal discussing the opening of the Whooosh! physics in action playground, along with the larger CurioOdyssey campus plan. “It really signals to both ourselves and our community our commitment to diversity and our commitment to building a…

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