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.
Explorit offers everyone the chance to “Think it… Try it… Explorit.”
EVENTS and HAPPENINGS!
Explorit Science Lectures: an annual series
These are presented monthly in January through June, and September through November. Unless otherwise stated the talks this year are at: DMG Mori Seiki, 3805 Faraday Ave., Davis (Off east Second Street: see MAP) Read more ...
➣ Tuesday March 3:"Blue Green Algae"- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
This year's toxic algal bloom spreading off California's Pacific coast could be the largest one scientists have ever seen. Animal rescue centers along the coast are seeing an unusual increase in sea lion, dolphin and pelican deaths. READ MORE ...
Science Action Club - The first (winter) series: January 16, 23, and 30, 2016 has ended. Watch here for the announcement of the Spring series.
This is an exciting new opportunity for middle school students at Explorit Science Center. The Science Action Club. is a collaboration with NASA developed by the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. SAC is designed to engage sixth- through eighth-grade students in 'research-grade', hands-on, citizen-science, project-based activities.
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adult science literacy
Explorit Job Openings(Open until filled)
Explorit Science Center is seeking an energetic, creative individual with experience in providing interactive educational programs to preK-6th grade children. The successful, preferred candidate will have formal training and educational background in or direct experience in science and nature public outreach. Experience in developing and implementing lesson plans (or equivalent) is essential. READ MORE
This is a part time position. Time Commitment: 10 - 16 Hours/Week 5 to 8 hour shifts between the hours of 9:30/12:30-5:30 Saturdays and Sundays. Wednesday and Friday afternoons are possible. Successful candidate will handle admissions, provide information to visitors to Explorit's exhibits, and provide birthday parties, and science education in a fun and casual learning environment. READ MORE
Programs for School and other Groups
A SURVEY: About Explorit's Summer Science CampPlease click here. Your feedback will be very helpful.
Visit Explorit's Exploration Gallery
NEW! 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!
Members and donors are our most important source of support.