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    Penguin Feeding

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    Meet Pierre, Howard, Ocio and the rest of ...

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    Kid's Play Night

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    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes & tortoises an...

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    Planetarium Shows

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    How did life on Earth begin? This tantaliz...

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    Swamp Talk

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    Learn about some of the Academy’s most p...

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Being Savvy

From the educational to the whimsical, our Savvy editors help you explore your world.

  • Bringing a Book to Life for Your Child

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    One of the things a great children's book does is inspire imagination and pretend play. Treasure Island, for example, has launched countless imaginary journeys at sea, while The Little Mermaid has inspired countless adventures beneath it. And what ... read more

  • Sweet After-School Treats

    A Little Yumminess - San Francisco

    Even when the summer fog settles in, it's still time for ice cream. Luckily for Bay Area families, there is an abundance of outrageously good ice cream in nearly every corner of San Francisco. If you don't have an "ice cream to do list," then this is... read more

  • Reach for the Stars! Stargazing and Astronomy in the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Mankind has always been fascinated by the stars, and little mankind has been no different. Many famous astronomers such as Johannes Kepler, Edmond Halley, Maria Mitchell, and Carl Sagan fell in love with the cosmos at an early age. There's a whole un... read more

Today's Activity

Sound Hike

Take your child on a walk around your neighborhood and listen for different sounds of nature. Can you hear birds chirping, leaves rustling in the wind, sticks breaking underfoot, dogs barking, or water flowing? Now, listen for 'people' noises: people talking or laughing, children playing, cars and trucks driving by, or noisy constructio...read more

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