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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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  • Let's Go on a Bug Scavenger Hunt!

    Laure Latham - San Francisco

    It's time to graduate from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and see if real bugs out there live up to the expectations. How so? Enter the miniature world of creepy crawlies by taking your kids on a hike with a mission that's not impossible: finding diff... read more

  • Mini History Lessons

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Learning about history is important because it gives us an understanding (and appreciation) of how the past has shaped our present. All too often, kids associate history with the words "dry" and "boring"; fortunately, there are individuals and... read more

  • A Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    February has arrived, and love is in the air—just peek inside any stationery store or bake shop, and the plethora of heart-shaped merchandise will confirm it. But if you keep your eyes open, you'll find that hearts abound in every part of town: in ... read more

Today's Activity

Where Have You Been?

Get a large map of the world or of the United States. You can either tape it to your child's wall or roll it up for easy storage. Each time you take a trip, mark the place you visit with a sticker on your child's map. You'll have fun tracking where you've been and where you'd like to go. Talk about how far these places are from where ...read more

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