Discovery Days – North Bay

DDNDiscovery Day – North Bay at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa will be a hands-on science extravaganza full of fun activities for all ages. Bring the kids and “unleash your inner scientist” at this celebration of the Bay Area’s unparalleled leadership in science and technology.  Please share the flyer with your family and friends (Spanish version).




We expect over 10,000 people to attend this North Bay Discovery Day where you can enjoy liquid nitrogen ice cream, extract DNA from a strawberry, build a marble machine and climb into a F-4 Phantom cockpit simulator. *** Event is held Rain or Shine!



This year:

Innovate at the Inventor’s Lab hosted by the Lawrence Hall of Science

• Clean the “grid” with Sonoma Clean Power

• Sail on land with the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County

• Observe sun spots with the Robert Ferguson Observatory


Exhibitor List
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10,000 Degrees From Childhood to Changing the World
Advancement Via Individual Determination College Ready
Affinity Solar Energy Inc Seeing is believing, Living off grid in an Eco Village
Agilent Technologies “Hungry Birds” Slingshot & Cell Phone Signal Analyzer
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging LN2 Icecream
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging Science as Art
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging Student Intern Projects
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging & Squids4Kids Squid Dissection
Caltrans – San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Projects Building model Self-Anchored Suspension Span
Cardinal Newman Platonic Solids
Children’s Museum of Sonoma County Museum-on-the-Go
Electric Auto Association, North Bay Chapter Electric Propulsion
Enphase Energy 1) Enphase Grand Prix and 2) Enphase – PV Power: The Shadow Wars
Environmental Discovery Center Learning about tide pool creatures and how to protect their home.
Felidae Conservation Fund Bay Area Mammal Tracks and Scat ID
Fred The Bubble Man Giant Soap Bubbles
Girl Scouts of Northern California Girl Scout STEM Activities
Golden West Meteorology Weather Exploration
Herbert Slater ROV Club ROV Demo
JDSU The Science of Light
Kaiser Permanente When the Doctor Treats You
Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente Healthy Nutrition
Kaiser Permanente Save Mr. Simulated
KBBF Radio What’s a Radio Station Like?
Kidscience Adventures Optical Illusions and Color Spectrum
KZST Radio Kids Choice Award!
La Tortilla Factory Rise Up With Food Science – How Tortillas Get Their Texture
Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley-Inventor’s Lab Design, Build, Test. Explore the science of engineering and solve real-worl
Literacyworks Space Book Cub
Marin Master Gardeners, Sonoma County Master Gardeners Compost Critters
Marin Medical Reserve Corp How to Wash Your Hands
No Starch Press The finest in geek entertainment
Pacific Coast Air Museum Huey Helicopter Display
Penguin Empire Robotics of San Marin High “Play Ball” with Robots
Pepperwood Preserve What Animal Is That!? Identifying Northern California Wildlife
Petaluma High School Science Explorations
Piner High School Geocaching and GIS & Health Science and Biotechnology
Play-Well TEKnologies Battle Track Competition
Precision Crane Services How To Move A Helicopter Without Flying
PROBE/BABEC Strawberry DNA Extraction
Rancho Elementary 4th grade students Art Contest
Robert Ferguson Observatory Sun Spotting
Safari West Wildlife Foundation Jr. Keepers Birds, Bugs and Bones
Santa Rosa Junior College The Natural World – Inside and Out
Santa Rosa Junior College Diet Soda & Mentos Candy Reaction Show
Santa Rosa Junior College Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Composting 101: Life within the Pile
Santa Rosa Junior College Chemistry Club Puking Pumpkins & Other Messes
Santa Rosa Junior College Physics Club Physics Phun Time!
Santa Rosa Junior College Robotics Club Making Penbots!
SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies What’s Under the Dock?
Solar Schoolhouse Rediscovering Solar Energy
SolarCraft Experience how the power of the sun can be used to create electricity!
Sonoma Birding “Binocular Boot Camp” A Birds Eye View into citizen ccience
Sonoma Clean Power Creating Electricity
Sonoma County Library Coding Camps for Kids: Minecraft Mods
Sonoma County 4-H Science, Engineering, Technology Junk Drawer Robotics
Sonoma County 4-H Wildlife Life Cycle Dial
Sonoma County Beekeepers’ Association Worker Bees In Action
Sonoma County Department of Health Services Brush Up: It’s All About The Tooth!
Sonoma County Library Coding Camp for Kids: Minecraft Mods
Sonoma County Radio Amateurs Amateur Radio Communications with SCRA
Sonoma County Water Agency Russian River Salmon
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District Meet an Engineer
Sonoma State University- School of Science and Technology Walk Through the Watershed
SRJC Math Club CMC^3 Poster Projects
SRJC TEC Club The Engineering Club SRJC
SRJC WISE: Women in Science and Engineering Make your own catapult
St. Joseph Health Rethink Your Drink & Pulse Check
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods Exploring Watersheds our basins of relations
Tech High Robotics Robots Rule!!
The Space Station Museum Exploring Outer Space
The Space Station Museum View the Sun
The Space Station Museum Launch a Rocket
UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory Tide Pool Touch Tank
UCCE 4-H Sonoma County Twirling tornado
UCCE 4-H Sonoma County Junk Drawer Robotics
UCCE 4-H Sonoma County Make a Life Cycle Dial
UC Cooperative Extension, Marin Don’t Move Firewood Pest Passports
Veolia Water North America How Microscopic Organisms Keep Our Water Clean.
WildCare Spin the Wheel of Wildlife

Saturday, October 26
11 AM – 4 PM
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA
Rain or Shine!


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