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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.

An Evening Celebrating Women in STEM

Join us January 29 at 6:15 p.m. at Da Vinci Charter Academy (1400 E. 8th St., Davis).

A relaxed evening for students and their families to meet women in STEM careers, such as engineering, global health, veterinary medicine, and forensic science! Please RSVP at

  • Science themed evening fun
When Jan 29, 2019
from 06:15 PM to 08:15 PM
Where Da Vinci Charter Academy
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The evening will include:

  • A panel discussion
  • Small group Q&A's
  • Cookies and cocoa
  • Mingling to end the night
Sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Explorit Science Center, and Da Vinci Charter Academy.
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Burrowing Owl Talk

Join us on Saturday, January 26 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for Explorit's Burrowing Owl presentation with a talk from Dr. Janet Foley and fun owl crafts! Great for young kids and families. Dr. Foley has a PhD in the ecology of infectious diseases from UC Davis with an emphasis in the study of medicine for small animals, laboratory animals, and wildlife.

Nature Bowl Returns!

Registration is open now for Explorit's 2018-2019 Nature Bowl team for 3rd-6th graders. Read all about it here, then call 530-756-0191 to register.
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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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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

Earth Explorations Now Open in Our Gallery

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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