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This arts-and-science-based museum features exhibits on the natural environment in the Bay Area, hosts events, and features classes, camps, theater and musical performances, a movie club for teens, and birthday parties for kids.
Many of us remember coming home from our elementary schools with freshly glazed pinchpots, cups, or whatever else our young imaginations could conj...
Each week kids and parents can participate in artistic activities that illuminate some aspect of science.
Formally, “bug” refers to an order of insects that includes cicadas, aphids, and shimmering shield bugs, but we want to talk about arthropods, those creepy little critters that likely compose 300 times the biomass of the Earth’s human population.... More »
In elementary school, my favorite yearly assembly was one where they'd bring wild animals, like bobcats, baby snow leopards, and porcupines, to our school's stage. Some nut jobs really dedicated peo... More »
It's scary to think that an asteroid or comet might one day slam into Earth. It conjures images of Billy Bob Thornton sending Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck into space in Armageddon to nuke a Texas-size... More »
We San Franciscans know about wind. It forces us to wear jackets nearly all year, sends us chasing after our hats, turns our umbrellas into crash-landed mechanical birds, and makes for great kite-flying or wind-surfing. Add “makes great art” to... More »
Hang out with a barn owl. Learn ceramics. Create something in a woodshop. Plant a seedling in a greenhouse. Watch a movie in a 188-seat theater. All in the same building. And you don’t have to travel far. The Randall Museum, tucked in at the base... More »
This city-run museum atop Corona Heights hosts a menagerie of rescued wild animals for your budding Jack Hanna. Kids can get up close and personal with a desert tortoise, a gopher snake, a hawk, two kinds of owls, and a talking raven. The miniature petting zoo includes rabbits, exotic chickens, and guinea pigs, plus kids can peer into the cross-section of a buzzing beehive. In other parts of the museum, aspiring seismologists can build Lego houses on vibrating platforms and then shake them... More »
Founded in 1937, and located up a winding street behind the Corona Heights park, the Randall Museum is open seven days a week and has no admission fee (donation requested). A combination museum, botanical garden, and menagerie (with a permanent petting zoo), it attracts 60,000 visitors a year. The basement is the headquarters for the Golden Gate Model Railroad Club, which has a 30-by-60-foot layout depicting forests, canyons, mountains, and a medium-sized city, like a miniature Frontierland... More »
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