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$13.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
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New Directors Join CuriOdyssey’s Board of Directors

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New Directors Join CuriOdyssey’s Board of Directors

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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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Local High School Students Accept 2019 Conservation Internship

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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Make TWICE the difference!

Accept the challenge and make TWICE the difference! Until December 31, anonymous donors have generously offered to match all gifts made to CuriOdyssey’s Annual Fund by December 31, 2018! Your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000. Donate $50 or more and you will be invited to the special Donor Thank-You Reception at IlluminOdyssey:…

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CuriOdyssey Teacher Training Program

A boy makes a catapult to learn about the physics principle of stored energy.

  Five years ago, the State Board of Education adopted a new framework for K–12 science instruction. Known as the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), they will help instill the critical thinking and communication skills that students need for academic success and citizenship in a world fueled by science and technology innovation, especially significant here…

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The Science of Bubbles

Bubbles! What makes them so enticing?  Bubbles are something so common that most people have interacted with one; either grabbing a bubble wand and creating giant bubbles yourself, making a bubble bath, or encountering a stray bubble (like the one that floats around when washing the dishes). We ask, how are bubbles formed? Why are…

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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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