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 ➣ Sunday, August 28, 2016  

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Explorit's "Final Blast" Summer Celebration 

Location: Explorit Science Center, 3141 5th Street, Davis

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Time: 11:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. 

  • The UCD Chemistry Faculty's Fantastic Show! 
  • The Davis Explorit Astronomy Club Sun Viewing! 
  • Peter Wagner's famous Whymcycles!  
  • A presentation by the California Raptor Center!
  • The very popular Hotdogger!
  • Delicious and cooling Jamba Juice!  
  • NEW! The UCD Physics Club!  
  • Drones! Flying Demonstrations!

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➣ Wednesday, September 7, 2016:Feathers-Thor-Hanson.png

Award Winning Author Thor Hanson 

for a FREE, PUBLIC LECTURE speaking about his book

"Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle"

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR for this entertaining, multi media event

Access is off east Second Street:  MAP 
Time: 7:00 P.M.

Hanson's talk will fascinate anyone interested in birds and their feathers, conservation biology, and the ancient and modern cultural uses of feathers. Hanson works as a biologist in the Pacific Northwest.               Read more ...

This event is partially funded by the Frank H. and Eva B. Buck Foundation and by Genentech and is part of Explorit's Feathers In Your World Community Science Project. 

 >> DOWNLOAD THE FLYER describing our two special event lectures: Hanson’s free Sep. 7th lecture and Wulf’s Oct. 28th major fundraiser lecture <<

 Friday, October 28, 2016: 


Humboldts Invention-of-nature Andrea Wulf

 Award Winning Author Andrea Wulf 

 will speak about her biography of Alexander Von Humboldt,

"The Invention of Nature."

                 Purchase your tickets here



Wulf travels Europe and the US to talk about this, her most recent book, that has received rave reviews for its scholarship, and its prose: "A pleasure to read ... excellent ... Buckle up and prepare your self for Andrea Wulf's hugely enjoyable voyage of discovery ... rip-roaring yarn ... vivid prose ... fine book." --The Ecologist.     
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        June13 thru August 19, 2016 

Summer-Learning Fun At Explorit, 3141 5th Street, Davis See Video  



[For the visiting public and for school groups]

Programs for School and other Groups  


Attention Teachers, Parents and PTA members:

Explorit is taking 2016-2017 reservations now for school group programs at Explorit or at your school.

Explorit offers several programs at our facility in Davis and also travels with a selection of classroom science programs and two family science nights. 
Has Explorit visited your or your child's school?
As an elementary school teacher, or a parent you can:  
To find out if your school is within Explorit's traveling range please call 530-756-0191 or email
NEW! Homeschool Science Adventures with eight topics to choose from for homeschool groups of up to 20 children. 
We look forward to hearing from you. 

For the general public - visit Explorit's Exploration Gallery


The Nano Exhibits with signage in English and Spanish are on display as well as  "Water in Our World" and other exploration activities!  

[Click here for a Sneak Peek!]

Our hands-on gallery is is filling up with experiments and investigations!  Try this Water Quiz before you visit!

We are open  to the public Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00 to
6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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adult science literacy

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