San Francisco Bay Area Related Resources
An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide for Educators.

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On this page the San Francisco Bay Area is defined as being those nine counties that physically touch the bay.
These counties are: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.


Indoor Science Museums & Centers

Outdoor Sites & Centers

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events

Education Resource Sections

Materials in the Learning Studio

SF Bay Area sections
on other pages
:

Aquatic & Marine Biology

Arthropods

Astronomy

Atmospheric

Birds

Botany

Earthquakes

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Geology

Hydrosphere


Indoor Science Museums & Centers :

Alameda County:

Chabot Space & Science Center

Essig Museum of Entomology

Lawrence Hall of Science

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

University of California Museum of Paleontology

Contra Costa County:

Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Marin County:

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Napa County:

San Francisco County:

Aquarium of the Bay

California Academy of Sciences

The Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception

Morrison Planetarium at California Academy of Sciences

Natural History Museum at California Academy of Sciences

Steinhart Aquarium at California Academy of Sciences

Zeum

San Mateo County:

Santa Clara County:

Intel Museum

The Tech Museum of Innovation

Solano County:

Sonoma County:

Outdoor Sites & Centers:
This section only lists locations in the counties that border San Francisco Bay

Alameda County:

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Oakland Zoo

Regional Parks Botanic Garden

University and Jepson Herbaria

University of California Botanical Garden

Contra Costa County:

Ruth Bancroft Garden

Marin County:

Audubon Canyon Ranch

Napa County:

San Francisco County:

San Francisco Zoo

Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

San Mateo County:

Coyote Point Museum

Santa Clara County:

Solano County:

Sonoma County:

Fairfield Osborn Preserve

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events:
This section only lists events in the counties that border San Francisco Bay

Alameda County:

Chabot Space & Science Center - Events

East Bay Regional Parks - Events

Lawrence Hall of Science - Exhibits and Events

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology - News and Events

Oakland Zoo - Events

Regional Parks Botanic Garden - Classes and Events

University & Jepson Herbaria Workshops on Botanical and Ecological Subjects

University of California Botanical Garden - Events

University of California Museum of Paleontology - Exhibits and Education

Contra Costa County:

East Bay Regional Parks - Events

Lindsay Wildlife Museum - Classes Trips & Tours as well as Events Due to the heavy uses of frames on this site it is not possible to directly link to their activity pages. You will have to use the menu bar.

Ruth Bancroft Garden - Calendar

Marin County:

Audubon Canyon Ranch - Schedule of Public Events

Bay Area Discovery Museum - Calendar

Napa County:

San Francisco County:

Aquarium of the Bay - Special Programs

California Academy of Sciences - Events Calendar

The Exploratorium - Events Calendar

Morrison Planetarium - Special Events

San Francisco Zoo - Special Events

Zeum - Event Calendar

San Mateo County:

Coyote Point Museum - Calendar

Santa Clara County:

The Tech Museum of Innovation - Calendar

Solano County:

Sonoma County:

Fairfield Osborn Preserve - Education Programs

Education Resource Sections:
Some sites have sections devoted to educational material.
While most of what is here is for educators there is some information for the general public.

Alameda County:

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Environmental Education Programs

Chabot Space & Science Center - Teacher Programs

Chabot Space & Science Center - Youth Programs

Lawrence Hall of Science - Schools and Teachers

Oakland Zoo - Teachers & Kids

University of California Museum of Paleontology - General Interest

University of California Museum of Paleontology - K-12 Resources

Contra Costa County:

Lindsay Wildlife Museum - School Programs

Marin County:

Audubon Canyon Ranch - Education Program

Bay Area Discovery Museum - School and Group Programs

Napa County:

San Francisco County:

Aquarium of the Bay - Learn about the Bay

California Academy of Sciences - Education Division

Exploratorium: Institute for Inquiry

Exploratorium Teacher Institute

The Exploratorium: tools for teaching

San Francisco Zoo - Education

Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens - Education Programs

Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens - Youth Education

San Mateo County:

Coyote Point Museum - Educational Services

Santa Clara County:

Solano County:

Sonoma County:

Fairfield Osborn Preserve - Education Programs

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