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Next Weekend - Spooky Science Nights!

Note: Explorit will be closed to the public Friday and Saturday, 
Oct. 27-28 due to this event.


Fun, spooky nights of interactive science activities:

• Space Alien Landing Clue-finding
• UFO Crash Site Mystery
• Live Alien Investigative Performances
• Intriguing Hands-on Sci-Fi Activities

Tours of the site begin every 15 minutes.

Public Nights: Saturday, October 28, 6-9 pm
Boy Scout Preview Night: Friday, October 27, 6-9 pm 

Tickets: $10 per person (chaperones free on scout nights) 
Sold at the door or in advance at 530-756-0191

Project W.E.T. Training Workshop for Educators 
(Water Education for Teachers)

Project WET

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Explorit Science Center invites K-8 STEM educators to join us for an engaging day with Project WET activities that can be integrated into your existing curriculum. Experience interdisciplinary activities designed to promote knowledge about our local watersheds and stewardship of water resources while learning about Next Generation Science Standards.

The workshop facilitators will be Explorit’s Executive Director, Chris Breazeale, and Dr. Alfreda Wei. They will guide participants through hands-on activities that are easily adaptable to different grade levels and address the performance expectations of the Next Generation Science Standards.

Don’t miss out on this inspirational and resource-packed day of science education fun.

Audience: K-8 STEM Educators
Time: 8am – 3pm
Fee: $55; includes the Project WET Guide 2.0, online access to the Project WET Portal, materials, and a light breakfast and lunch. 

Explorit Science Center
3141 5th Street, Davis, CA 95618
To Register: call 530-756-0191
Register by October 21, 2017.

Programs for Schools 

Exciting science programs for the year, at Explorit or at your school  

Download the 2017-2018 schools program brochure for more information and how to reserve programs. 

We also have  programs for Homeschoolers

Programs for the General PublicFIYW Icon2

Feathers in Your World Now Open in our Gallery

Learn all about the history, culture, use and types of feathers. Hands-on investigations and learning.

Monday 9 am - 1 pm
Wednesday 1-5 pm
Friday 1-5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm

Recruiting Now for Explorit's Nature Bowl Teams  

Nature-Bowl-icon.jpgLooking for a fun learning adventure for your children? Explorit’s Nature Bowl teams are beginning Thursday, October 5, at 3:45pm with weekly meetings. Participants work with coaches to create an Enviro-mercial focusing on an ecological disaster, and prepare a proposal for a solution to the problem. They also learn the bell ringer game, the team relay game, and the identification of nature’s wonders. Skills learned culminate with a spring competition in Spring 2018. 

Joining an Explorit team is easy, and is open to all grades 3-6. Cost is $20 per participant. Call Explorit at 530-756-0191 for sign-up information.    READ MORE



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