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CuriOdyssey Terminates the Employment of Carl Oosterman

CuriOdyssey Terminates the Employment of Carl Oosterman

CuriOdyssey has terminated the employment of Carl Oosterman, Director of Education, effective immediately. Mr. Oosterman was employed at CuriOdyssey for 17 years. Last week we learned about a deeply disturbing incident that involved Mr. Oosterman at an offsite location outside of work hours. This incident was brought to our attention by a private watchdog group…

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Gilead Grant Supports CuriOdyssey in the Classroom

San Mateo, CA–April 2019–CuriOdyssey, a science playground and zoo, received a grant from the Gilead Foundation of Foster City, CA in support of the school science program, including a low-income component to serve underprivileged children. The program will offer STEM curricula and field trips for schools and groups as well as hands-on workshops, both on-site…

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California Life Sciences Institute Site News

We are excited to highlight our guest article contributed to CLSI, which was released on March 12th, 2019. This past year in August the California Life Sciences Association “Bio by the Bay” reception took place at CuriOdyssey. Over 150 CLSA members had the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey’s exhibits, visit with our animals, and learn more about…

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Gentry | A Wildly Good Time

Gray fox and greenery

CuriOdyssey seeks to build an exciting new future. CuriOdyssey may have killed the cat, but CuriOdyssey has spent the last 65 years bringing the animal kingdom to life for generations of Bay Area children. The non-profit science museum and zoo, located in San Mateo’s Coyote Point Park, provides children with priceless opportunities to observe wild…

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Free Admission for Napa and Sonoma County Residents Until Schools Reopen

Bobcat lays down on rocks

CuriOdyssey is pleased to offer free admission to Napa and Sonoma County residents impacted by the California fire until their schools reopen. List of other participating museums: We recommend calling ahead to confirm. 1.     California Academy of Science (San Francisco) – (415) 379-8000 2.     Bay Area Discovery Museum (Sausalito) – (415) 339-3900 3.     Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland) – (510) 336-7300…

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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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AZA’s Hurricane Harvey Updates

Updated 08/29/2017. The Association for Zoos and Aquariums sent out these updates from fellow Zoos and Aquariums in regard to Hurricane Harvey in Texas: The International Crane Foundation’s Texas Whooping Crane Program office, in Rockport, TX, was destroyed completely. All field staff evacuated safely, and ICF continues to assess the extent of the damage to offices and…

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