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Explorit Science Center

Welcome to Explorit where it's all hands-on science!

Explorit engages children and adults in hands-on science discovery.  We have a family-friendly museum and nature site in Davis. We take science programs on the road to schools and community sites in 18 counties. 

➣ Visiting Public hours
➣ School Programs Flier
➣ Schedule your school or group visit to Explorit 

A busy day in the Jonsson GalleryExplorit offers everyone the chance to “Think it… Try it… Explorit.”  

➣ Watch a 30 second commercial for Explorit's school programs

"Final Blast" of Summer, a Family FestivalFinal Blast Scientist

11:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Sunday, August 30, 2015 

    • At 11:30 AM - FALCONRY demonstration followed by the famous  CHEMISTRY SHOW by UC Davis Chemistry Faculty.

Mark your calendars. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-10 years,  under 4 years free.
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Download a map of the Festival events

To purchase tickets ahead of time please go to:        

Explorit Lectures and Family Talks  VanEenennaam.png


"Food for Thought: Innovations and Opportunities for Animal Breeding"   By Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, UC Davis.

At 7:00pm at the Davis Senior Center (The lecture is free)

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A SURVEY:   About Explorit's Summer Science Camp

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Explorit's Exploration Gallery 

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"Water in Our World" and other Explorations! Our hands-on gallery is is filling up with 

experiments and investigations of water so try this 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.

Now Hiring

For these opportunities, please send cover letter and resume to 
Explorit is seeking outgoing, energetic science education specialists to join the teaching team. Spend your summer exploring science with kids!
In addition to summer camp educators, Explorit is looking to hire a Public Hours and Birthday Party team member. Outstanding communication skills and a love of working with children required.  

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