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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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  • Words Are Everywhere in the Bay Area

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  • Urban Farms in San Francisco

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    For a city, San Francisco has a good many urban farms and community gardens scattered throughout the city.  Though the community gardens are generally open only to members, urban farms welcome everyone and offer a wonderful opportunity to expose... read more

Today's Activity

Seashell Memory Box

Here is a fun way for your child to remember her last trip to the beach! Wash off the seashells that you brought home and turn them into a nice keepsake. Begin by finding an old but clean plastic food container (like one of the Ziploc or Glad ones) that you're willing to part with. Then, let your child paint the sides, the base, and th...read more

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