Discovery Day Exhibitors L - M 2011

Infineon Raceway

Saturday, November 5th

11 am – 4 pm

FREE EVENT Happening Rain or Shine!

This celebration will be the high point of North Bay Bay Area Science Festival (BASF) activities. Families are encouraged to attend this fun interactive event – it’s all designed to get kids excited about science, math, engineering and technology.

The Buck Institute is a major sponsor of the event, along with Agilent Technologies, BioMarin, Infineon Raceway and Kaiser Permanente. Major exhibitors include the Buck, Santa Rosa Junior College, Kaiser Permanente, Agilent Technologies, Lawrence Hall of Science and Sonoma State University.

Parking is free, including VIP parking for electric vehicles. Exhibits range from wildlife to genetics to robotics. For more details on the various exhibits, follow the links below. Here’s how to get to Infineon.

Check out our photo album!

North Bay Exhibitors

Fun Math Activities
Lawrence Hall of Science - Bay Area Math Project
Solve puzzles and complete other hands-on math activities!

LHS - Full Option Science System (FOSS) Focus
Lawrence Hall of Science - Full Option Science System (FOSS)
Build and engineer small parachutes, seed germinators, and more! FOSS is developed at Lawrence Hall of Science, and is an adopted and practiced science curriculum in many Bay Area elementary and middle schools.

Fly High - Design, Build and Test
Lawrence Hall of Science of Berkeley and the Inventor’s Lab of Vallejo
Create your own flying machine and test it in the wind tube.

Marble Machines - Design, Build and Test
Lawrence Hall of Science of Berkeley and the Inventor’s Lab of Vallejo
Ramps, lifts, tubes, jumps! Design your own system of getting from Point A to Point B, and following some really cool paths in between.

Scribbling Machines - Design, Build and Test
Lawrence Hall of Science of Berkeley and the Inventor’s Lab of Vallejo
Design it to draw, program it to paint! Create your own scribbling machine and take your art home with you.

Wild Flower Seed Balls
Marin Master Gardeners
Make a seed ball for your home garden with wildflower seeds that will be at home in the North Bay. No planting required!

Discover Marine Mammals!
The Marine Mammal Center
Learn how to determine the age of sea lions by counting the rings in their teeth and examine what sea lions ate by looking at dried scat samples! Learn how marine trash affects animals, and about marine mammal rescue and anatomy.

Climate Change
Mobile Climate Science Labs
Fun hands-on exploration of the evidence of climate change. See for yourself where carbon dioxide is coming from; how CO2 is affecting the chemistry of the ocean; how CO2 traps heat.

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