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New IlluminOdyssey Outdoors!

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  CuriOdyssey’s IlluminOdyssey Outdoors opens on November 20, 2020! This exhibition is generously sponsored by Topper Fine Jewelers and Fremont Bank. Learn about Topper Fine Jewelers and why they chose to partner with CuriOdyssey in sponsoring this exciting exhibition. This year CuriOdyssey offers two ways to wander through a colorful illuminated landscape and experience the beauty…

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Life has changed for all of us in 2020.  On March 16, shelter in place began across California and much of the United States.  Families stayed at home, venturing only short distances and not mixing with other families.  Beginning in June, the shelter in place orders in California began slowly lifting.  Now, in August, people…

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Are you thinking of having a staycation this year?  You are not alone.  Here are some ideas of how you and your family can create a meaningful and enjoyable vacation, either in your home or close to home.  Each suggestion adds ideas for fun and exploration – even if you stay right in your own…

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California State Parks have joined in to provide online education and virtual exploring.  Just like CuriOdyssey, the state park system wants you to get the experience of being at the park from your home.  Here are ten state parks that have online learning and viewing.  Plus, at the end of the article, check out the…

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Human health is inextricably linked to ecosystem health. An ecosystem is comprised of living organisms interacting in a physical environment. Every organism native to its physical environment evolved in symphony together over time, and contributes to the productivity of a system. The health of an ecosystem can be determined by assessing its parts and its productivity.…

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You love science and you want to try out some science experiments at home.  Have we got a list for you!  Here you will find 10 great places to get science kits to keep you entertained and get you educated – a perfect combination for a day indoors (or maybe in your backyard).  No matter…

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We know that you are missing your favorite CuriOdyssey zoo animals.  We hope you’ll view CuriOdyssey’s animals online often.  If you want to see what other animals you can find in the virtual world, these 10 zoos and aquariums are providing live animal content to educate and entertain you.  You may see some of these organizations with #iamthezootoday on Facebook or Instragram. …

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You are sitting at home and wondering, “What can I do today?”  Well, here is one possibility – go on a whole bunch of virtual tours of some really cool places!  You don’t even have to leave the couch to see what these zoos, aquariums and science centers have to offer!  Of course, after you’re…

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As Kermit the Frog says, “It’s not easy being green.”  While he meant being a green frog, we know that it is also difficult to be environmentally “green”.  Humans are meant to be the stewards of the Earth, looking after the plants and animals, rivers, streams, oceans, and the land.  What we do makes a…

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Did you know the vast majority of every water molecule on planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old? Only a tiny percent of the 3,000,000,000,000,000,000,000* pounds of water on Earth is drinkable however, because most of it is salty, locked up in ice, or underground. (*For you math types, that’s three sextillion pounds of water.)  See related CuriOdyssey video…

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