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Explorit Science Center


We create excitement for science and nature through interactive exploration for all. Visit our Center in Davis for fun interactive experiences, animals, backyard habitats and more. We also provide off and onsite programs to schools in 18 Northern California counties. Visiting information here.

Celebrate the End of Summer with Explorit!

Explorit is closing out the summer with three spectacular events for families!
Don't miss our one-of-a-kind Family Science Night at Explorit on Saturday, August 18, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Explorit's flagship traveling programs, Family Science Nights, have been serving schools and community groups in more than a dozen counties for two decades. But for this one night only, they come home to Explorit. This event is $5 for members, $7 for non-members, children 2 and under are free.
Family Science Night

And then we have our Summer Science (Family) Celebration on Saturday, September 8, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Meet live animals from Lindsay Wildlife Experience and the Bohart Museum of Entomology, catch the U.C. Davis Chemistry show, and much more. This event is $5 for members, $7 for non-members, children 2 and under are free.
Chemistry Show

Congratulations to Explorit's Nature Bowl team!

Explorit's Nature Bowl teams gave a stellar performance this year with our 3rd/4th grade team taking second place in the state and our 5th/6th grade team coming in runner up at the regional semi-finals!!
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Nature Bowl 2018 2

Thank you to all who donated to Explorit on Big Day of Giving 

Big Day of Giving is an annual day of giving to nonprofits in our region. Donors and members are our most important source of support. Remember you can donate or become a a member anytime directly to Explorit on this site. 

We thank you and our planet thanks you!

Programs for Schools 

We offer engaging, hands-on science programs, at Explorit or at your school, helping teachers meet state and national standards.  

For all details, click on the Programs tab. Download the brochures below.
2018-19 Program Brochure (Beginning Sept 2018) download

Programs for the General Public

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Feathers in Your World Now Open in Our Gallery

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

While you are here remember to visit the animal alcove and check to see if the Challenge Center is open.

Remember too that if you are a member or a donor you are supporting the programs that Explorit offers locally and throughout the region!

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm

THANK YOU to our recent business donors

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