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Due to the recent avian influenza outbreak in Northern California, our raptor and walkthrough aviaries are closed to the public until the outbreak subsides. This was done out of an abundance of caution to protect our resident birds and keep them safe. We appreciate your understanding. To read more, click here.

Bubbles & Rainbows 2022

Bubbles & Rainbows 2022

One of the most popular family science gatherings at CuriOdyssey—this year’s Bubbles & Rainbows day—inspired many! Over the weekend, hundreds of Bay Area kids were everyday scientists as they dabbled in elasticity, surface tension, chemistry, light, and geometry with volunteer-led rainbow and bubble science stations throughout CuriOdyssey. Activities included: Bubble art gift wrap How to…

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STEMCorps Science Fair Recap

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 to…

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Bay Gallery & Labs: Groundbreaking Ceremony

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 only…

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

Contributed by Tonaka Kendrick, Director of Volunteer Engagement 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…

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CuriOdyssey Weekend Recap

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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Whooosh! Ceremony Recap

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon on the Bay in front of over 125 attendees, including funders (The Taylor & Steyer Family, Lead Funders; Sharon and Joel Friedman, Funders of the Swing Zone; Xu Family Charitable Foundation, Funders of the Slide Zone), our Board, partners, staff, family and friends, CuriOdyssey’s Executive Director Aragon Burlingham and California…

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Pumpkin Days in Full Swing!

This year’s Pumpkin Days event has already helped kick off the fall season. Starting with our First Friday night which occurred on October 1st, you will be able to enjoy all the different whimsical elements that make Pumpkin Days a fun way for kids to learn and interact with Halloween-related science. Not only do we…

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Movie Nights Recap: Raya and the Last Dragon

Thanks to the almost 300 attendees who showed up last Saturday night for the first installment of Coyote Point Recreation Area’s Summer Movie Nights for a fun time out in the park. It was great to see so many familiar faces in our own backyard. CuriOdyssey was out in full force exhibiting our fog bubble…

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“Full STEAM Ahead!” – CuriOdyssey’s 2021 Virtual Gala

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, CuriOdyssey hosted its first ever virtual gala, “Full STEAM Ahead!” This event was made possible by Gala Co-Chairs, Julie Lee and Kelly Markson, our board of directors, and all of our generous gala sponsors. You can watch a recording of the virtual gala here. Thanks to the 280 friends who…

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New IlluminOdyssey Outdoors!

Child laughing, surrounded by colored lights

  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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