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$12.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
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Sun March 25 close at 2pm for event


Camp CuriOdyssey: A Serious Science Playground


Camp CuriOdyssey: A Serious Science Playground

Take a peek into our play with serious science that goes into our curriculum. Explore scenes from camps, classes and workshops past. A child you know can join in today! View all science camp, classes and workshop offerings here. They’ll think. They’re playing. #SciencePwr  Video: CuriOdyssey Science Educator Bryan Tests Sodium Acetate Experiment Video: Sodium Acetate Experiment…

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Discovery Classroom Curiosities

Thanks to our dedicated educators, these science projects are displayed in our Discovery Classroom inside of the CuriOdyssey Science Center Building. They are always experimenting with new content for our classes and camps, and put these projects in the window so our visitors can see too. Plan your visit today to see what we are…

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Composting in Our Community

When we toss out our waste into a bin and leave it out on the curb on collection day, where does it go? Well, in San Mateo County, it depends. We are lucky to have a three-bin waste sorting system available to us at our homes – compost, recycle, and landfill. The journey our waste…

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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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Science in Our Lives

Seismic Monitor

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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Child Development Research


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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Animal Classifications: Mustelids

Read on to learn about how we organize the world’s animals. Highlight: Meet a mustelid during our First Friday Family Night, March 2nd, 2018 from 5p-8p! What is taxonomy and what do mustelids have to do with it? Taxonomy is the classification of plants and animals, and Mustelids are a subcategory in the animal classification system…

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Five innovators you’ve never heard of

Give it up for these innovators in science! We have these five creators, researchers and inventors to thank for very disparate things – like the discovery of the Plesiosaur, raincoats that keep us dry and the piano to keep us entertained!  Read on to find out which incredible minds we have to thank – and…

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5 surprising facts about your tongue

1) Your taste buds tell your brain what food tastes like. Your tongue has bumps called “papillae,” and each of them is covered by “taste buds.” Each taste bud is made up of 50-100 gustatory receptor cells that send messages to your brain about what your food tastes like. The receptor cells can sense sweet,…

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