The Bay Area Science Festival seeks participation by every Bay Area resident, especially K-12 students & teachers who are integral to festival success. Other science festivals across the country have found that K-12 teachers are integral partners, having a significant impact on the festival’s success.
Discovery Day Flyers
Please help spread the word about the festival throughout your school and neighborhood. Over 40% that attended the Discovery Days at AT&T Park found out through school – we hope that number continues to rise this year!
Calling all Educators! Thanks to donations from labs and companies across the Bay Area, educators will have access to high quality materials and equipment for their classrooms. Everything at the event is free, but please only take what you need for your classroom. This FREE Giveaway is for educational and non-profit use ONLY.
Flash Mob Science at Chabot Space & Science Center – Saturday, 10/27 1-5 PM
Free admission to museum throughout day, special activities 1-5PM
Come experience “Flash Mob Science” at the Chabot Space & Science Center! Participate in guided hands-on experiments dealing with energy, light, sound, gravity forces and motion. Fun activities for children of all ages. Hop on board the free Flash Mob Shuttle buses that will be running throughout Oakland to take guests to and from Chabot. During your ride to Chabot there will be an ambassador of science on the bus to enrich and entertain as you begin your journey to Chabot. Chabot’s regular interactive exhibits, hands-on demonstrations and Planetarium shows will also be open to visit free of charge during this time.
More Information: http://www.bayareascience.org/event/flash-mob-science/
Educator Extravaganza - Saturday, 11/3 4-830PM
Explore the Academy inside and out, gathering inspiration, resources and activities to bring science to life in your classroom.Choose when you arrive from a variety of hands-on workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, or activities in our exhibits. Meet Academy researchers and educators, experience the exhibits after hours, and learn about our many resources for teachers. Advance registration is required! Space is limited. The $5 registration fee will help support our education programs.
More Information: http://www.bayareascience.org/event/educator-extravaganza/