The 7th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park is Saturday 11/11/17. There will hundreds of hands-on activities, opportunities to meet local scientists and engineers, and plenty of fun and educational entertainment. The entire ballpark is packed to the rafters with science content: on the field, at every entry/exit, and every level of the ballpark. Get ready to unleash your inner scientist.

When: Due to popular demand, we are extending the hours of this event to 10AM-4PM!

Suggested Age: Families with kids 0-14

Cost: FREE! No tickets/RSVP needed.

Early Access Registration Opens Wednesday 10/4 at 12 PM!

Free Early Access registration will be available here starting at 12 PM on 10/4/17!

Exhibitors (More Being Added!)

Chevron STEM Zone

Chabot Space and Science Center How can play dough be used as a conductive material?
Chabot Space and Science Center Activity #2 – Pegboard Pinball
Girls Inc, of Alameda County- Middle School How does energy transfer to computers?
Project Lead The Way–Chevron STEM Zone How are we engineering our world?
Richmond High School’s Robotics Team 841 How does a robot pick up an object and climb?
UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science What can you build?
West Contra Costa Unified School District – Richmond Fab Lab What is a Fab Lab?

UCSF

UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, Memory and Aging Center What can go wrong when a brain gets older?
UCSF Immunoprofiler What is your immune system and how does it work?
University of California San Francisco Center for Reproductive Sciences How does reproduction actually work?
UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging “Finding Beyond the Scope”
University of California, San Francisco, Zuckerberg San Francisco General How do you tell the difference between a drug and candy?
UCSF Clinical Cytogenetics Lab What does a chromosome look like?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership What is an acid? What is a base?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership Can you help solve a crime?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership What’s inside an animal’s heart, brain or eye?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership How can you help to keep a boat afloat?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership What are your senses?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership What Do Joints Do for a Body?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership Skull Explorations:
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership Eyes, Nose, and Mouth- What do they tell us?
UCSF – Science and Health Education Partnership What do the organs inside your body look like?
UCSF Body Composition, Exercise Physiology, and Energy Metabolism Lab How can body shape determine your health?
UCSF Makers Lab What will you create?
UCSF Orthotics and Prosthetics What does your footprint look like?
Can Cells Learn?

Life Science Alley

Arcus Biosciences What are colors of chemistry?
What makes you You?
Self-eSTEM “What are Superbugs?”

General Exhibitors

abc4pi How are snow, water, fog, ice and steam related?
Alpha Chi Sigma – Sigma Chapter How do gases behave under different conditions?
American Cetacean Society San Francisco Bay Chapter What do dolphins do, How do they behave, What do they eat?
Aptos Middle School What Forces Cause Circular Objects to Spin or Resound in Balloons?
Arm How do you control and track motion?
ASHRAE How does pressure drop work?
Bay Area Air Quality Management District What’s in our air?
Bay Area Brain Bee How does the nervous system work to help control your body?
Baywood Learning Centers What is the Science of Slime?
Berkeley Engineers and Mentors How far can you launch a marshmallow?
Berkeley Science Review What does a channel protein look like?
Berkeley Seismology Lab What would you do with a warning before earthquake shaking?
Black Girls Code How do we turn everyday objects (such as bananas, etc) into electric circuitry?
California Section, American Chemical Society What do growing crystals look like?
CalSol What does the future of transportation look like?
CalSTAR How does a rocket work?
Camarillo Lab, Stanford University How do helmets work?
Canine Companions For Independence What are assistance dogs?
Children’s Creativity Museum What will you create to fly inside of our wind tunnel?
City College of San Francisco’s Engineering Club What kind of paper airplane flies the farthest after launched by our paper airplane launchers?
ClimateChangeEducation.org There is lots of talk about global warming; but have YOU ever run lab experiments with how it works?
CoderBunnyz How to learn programming and coding without a computer?
Cognitive Science Student Association What does the brain look like?
Community Resources for Science Pulley Power: How do simple machines make work easier?
Deep Blue Robotics Can a group of high schoolers build a robot in 6 weeks?
DigiPen Institute of Technology What are logic gates?
Dynavax What does DNA look like?
Edventure More How do circuits work?
Entomology Club of Berkeley How do insects use the five senses?
Felidae Conservation Fund Can you identify mountain lions and bobcats?
FIRST Robotics How can you make a robot drive and climb in 6 weeks?
FRC Team 2489 Insomniacs How to engineer a frisbee shooting robot?
FTC Team Hyperion 9614 How does a robot work?
Girl Scouts of Northern California How do you engineer paint?
Humboldt Creamery Why is choosing organic important?
Impossible Foods Is this meat made from cows or plants?
Iron Panthers Robotics How does one build a robot?
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory How do we meet the world’s energy demands?
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Can we have fun with science?
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Pedal-a-watt — Have you got the power to generate your home?
Leland Robotics FRC Team 604 Quixilver How does a robot throw and catch a ball?
Lumentum How does an Optical switch work? Or What is light and why is it important for the internet?
Maker club Sunnyvale What paper can be used for besides as napkin?
Marble How does this robot see the world and delivery my dinner?
March for Science – San Francisco How should we bring scientists, the public, and policy-makers together for a common cause?
Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association How does geometry affect our movement in space?
Mayfield Robotics Meet Kuri, an adorable home robot
Mills College How can we use color to see science?
Mills College Mysterious lives of wild mammals: How do biologists study animals in nature?
MVCode What can you create with code?
nano@stanford What is nano?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration What is the latest from NASA?
No Starch Press What can books teach you about science and technology?
Northern California Geological Association What are the stories told by the rocks of the Bay Area?
O’Connell Poison Frog Lab, Stanford University Why are some frogs easier to find in the jungle?
Oak Grove High School Science Research How can students explore Science Research?
Oakland Zoo How can we coexist with Mountain Lions?
Open NanoCarbon How can very small objects solve global challenges?
Pilipino Association of Scientists, Architects, and Engineers How is energy transferred between objects?
Pioneers in Engineering (UC Berkeley Science @ Cal) How can we use gears to move?
Piper What will you create?
Planet Bee Foundation What is life like in a beehive?
Play-Well TEKnologies What STEM creations can you build with LEGO® materials?
Project Lead The Way–Chevron STEM Zone How are we engineering our world?
Reaching Out With Robotics How do gears help a robot go faster?
REALITEER Corp. How to play games in VR to strengthen our mental health?
RoboAvatars How can a robot autonomously stack blocks?
San Francisco State University Beckman Scholars Does Chirality Matter?
San Jose State University Engineering Ambassadors How do objects move in motion?
Science at Cal How are science and art related?
Science from Scientists Are your fingerprints unique?
Scots Lab Carlmont High School Biotechnology Using Biotechnology to Demonstrate a simplified form of the cheese making process
Self-eSTEM What are Engineering Design Principles?
Shark Stewards Sharks of the San Francisco Bay and Sanctuary
Silicon Valley Section, American Chemical Society Can you tell salt from sugar or diamond from quartz?
Skyline College Science and Research Club In Biotechnology how do we seperate an organic molecule
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory How do we bend light with gravity?
Society of Physics Students at UC Berkeley What are some everyday forces that we can’t see?
Sonic How Does the Internet Get to Your Door?
Squids for Kids – Stanford University What can squid tell us about oceanography?
Stanford Earth: School of Earth, Energy, & Environmental Sciences What stories do rocks tell us about Earth’s history?
Stanford Materials Research Society Outreach Ambassadors What is an alloy?
Stanford Optical Society What is light and how do we interact with it?
Stanford Polymer Collective What is a polymer? How are polymers used in everyday life?
Team 254 What are the capabilities of a high school robotics team?
Techbridge Girls What tools do electrical engineers use?
Techtonic Gears How Can a Robot pick and Drop things while keeping Items standing up
Termitat How cool are TERMITES?
The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) How to detect nanoscience in your daily life?
The Leakey Foundation What can you learn about hominids from their teeth?
The Nature Conservancy How many acres of land do we lose every second to deforestation?
The NSF Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Designing the “Right” Medicine!
The Paper Airplane Guy How does a paper airplane fly?
Tree Frog Treks How do physical and behavioral traits help animals survive?
UC Berkeley Astronomy Department How big and how far are planets and stars?
UC Berkeley Astronomy Department How powerful is the Sun and what does it look like?
UC Berkeley CLEAR What is DNA and how do we study it?
UC Berkeley Human Powered Vehicle Team What are human powered vehicles?
USF Pre-Dental Society How can oral health lead to overall good health?
Youreka Science How can you draw science?
Youth Going Green How do you recycle and compost?

What to Expect in 2017

  • 150 Exhibits and Activities

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    Experience over 150 hands-on exhibits and activities from leading science and technology organizations from across the Bay Area. Universities, science museums, research labs, after school organizations, and local companies join forces for an unprecedented opportunity to meet scientists and engineers. Topics include health & medicine, engineering, technology, biotechnology, climate science, and so much more. This year, every exhibit will be framed as investigative questions to encourage explorations and curiosity that we hope will continue throughout the school year.

  • Chevron STEM Zone

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    Join us on the field and the fun, interactive activities that provide an inside-look at the science of sports, train like an astronaut, explore robotics, and pick up a family science guide.

  • Life Science Alley

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    Experience the best of biotech with a dozen of the Bay Area’s leading life science companies. Extract your DNA, explore your genes, and meet the scientists engineering the next cure.

  • Robot Zoo

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    The Club level of AT&T Park will overrun with robots of all shapes and sizes. Get up and close to robots built by students, startups, and research organizations.

  • Mass Transit

    We encourage all families to take mass transit to AT&T Park. It is accessible by BART, Muni, Caltrain and close to ferries. For complete list of options, visit the AT&T Park mass transit site.

  • Parking

    Parking is available in Lot A for $15. Lot A is located directly south of AT&T Park.

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  • Food & Drink

    AT&T Park will have numerous food and drink concessions open at the ballpark, just like on a gameday. Vegetarian options will be available. Families can also bring in healthy food and snacks from home.

  • Registration

    No RSVP is required to attend. A limited number of early access tickets will be available on October 9th.

  • Weather

    Event will be held rain or shine! Weather at the ballpark is variable – sometimes sunny, sometimes chilly, sometimes windy. Dress appropriately!