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Explorit Science Center, Davis, California

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SUMMER CAMP registration is OPEN 

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June13 thru August 19, 2016 

Summer-Learning Fun At Explorit, 3141 5th Street, Davis See Video
 
• Registration OPEN - some spaces left!
• Weekly morning sessions. 
• Afternoon sessions too!
• Five fun, science topics for each grade level K-5
• Scholarships available
 

• CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS and Camp Registration..

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EXPLORIT EVENTS and HAPPENINGS!


Jennifer-Fehrenbacher2.jpg➣ Tuesday, June 7, 2016: “Predicting climate change from the bottom of the sea.” - Explorit presents a Cutting Edge of Science Lecture - for a general public audience

Presenter: Jennifer S. Fehrenbacher, PhD, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UCDavis.
Time and location: - 7:00 P.M. at Explorit Science Center, West Wing, 3141 5th Street, Davis.  Map

"Paleoclimate perspectives on global climate change: A view from the bottom of the sea"
One of the most pressing concerns for life on Earth today is climate change, and what will happen in the future as we see global temperatures rising. Dr. Fehrenbacher studies past and present climate change and is interested in understanding how the Earth’s climate and ocean’s may change in the future due to both natural climate variability and human activity.

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➣ Wednesday, September 7, 2016: Explorit presents Award Winning Author Thor Hanson speaking about his  book "Feathers" The Evolution of a Natural Miracle.

Location: DMG Mori, 3805 Faraday Ave., Davis   (Access is off east Second Street: MAP
Time: 7:00 P.M.

Hanson's talk will fascinate anyone interested in birds, feathers or conservation biology. Hanson works as a biologist in the Pacific Northwest. He concludes his book with the observation that: "The exploration of natural miracles is a fundamentally open-ended and curiosity driven enterprise. It reminds us that science is not always about the answers; it's about the questions."

This event is partially funded by the Frank H. and Eva B. Buck Foundation and by Genentech.

For more information about this public event please contact explorit@explorit.org.

 


Humboldts Invention-of-nature Andrea Wulf Friday, October 28, 2016: Explorit presents Award Winning Author Andrea Wulf speaking about her biography of Alexander Von Humboldt, "The Invention of Nature."

Wulf travels Europe and the US to talk about this, her most recent book, that has received rave reviews for its scholarship, and its prose: "A pleasure to read ... excellent ... Buckle up and prepare your self for Andrea Wulf's hugely enjoyable voyage of discovery ... rip-roaring yarn ... vivid prose ... fine book." --The Ecologist.

For more information about this public event please contact explorit@explorit.org.
 

PROGRAMS 

[For the visiting public and for school groups]

Programs for School and other Groups  

nature-safari_5956.pngAttention Teachers, Parents and PTA members:
Explorit offers several programs at our facility in Davis and also travels with a selection of classroom science programs and two family science nights. Has Explorit visited your or your child's school?
 
As an elementary school teacher, or a parent you can: 
  
To find out if your school is within Explorit's traveling range please call 530-756-0191 or email explorit@explorit.org
 
We look forward to hearing from you. 
 

For the general public - visit Explorit's Exploration Gallery

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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!

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.
 
 

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