Pick up your Science@Cal Passport to Science here and start your adventure! As you make your way around campus, look for participating activities to get your passport stamped along the way.
Who lays eggs? How do animals hide their eggs and why? Check out some real natural history specimens, play a game and decorate a camouflage egg of your own!
See the unseen at the very edge of our visible world. Get a new perspective on our place in the universe and meet extraordinary new friends. Explore big scientific mysteries by going incredibly small with Deep Look, a new ultra-HD (4K) short video series created by KQED San Francisco and presented by PBS Digital Studios.
Berkeley Science Review
Our popular science magazine presents a sampling of the research currently going on at UC Berkeley. We will have copies of the magazine you can take home with you, as well as activities related to a couple articles we’ve published in the last few issues.
Community Resources for Science
Be a Rocket Scientist!
Kids can be a rocket scientist at Cal Day! Stop by CRS’s table to make your own balloon-powered car using the same basic principles that send rockets to Mars. Then take the car home with you for more experiments! Learn more about our BASIS volunteer program at www.crscience.org/volunteers/aboutbasis
Unconscious Bias Project
Spot a Scientist!
Do you know what a scientist looks like?
UC Botanical Garden
Explore the world of Carnivorous plants with the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Berkeley Engineers and Mentors (BEAM)
Learn about BEAM and try your hand at building the best marshmallow catapult of them all. Also be sure to visit Hearst Mining Circle to launch soda bottle rockets!
Berkeley Public Library
Science at the Library!
Check out some cool science books (and check them out!) get a library card and find out how to connect with science at the library!
Tree Frog Treks
Hands on Science!
For over fifteen years, Tree Frog Treks has been making science come alive in the Bay Area through camps, hikes, experiments, art, and live animal encounters. Created and run by cal alum Chris Giorni, this organization has been coming “home” and creating free interactive science displays for Cal Day for over five years! http://www.treefrogtreks.com/
Artist and Craftsman Supply
Paint Paper Mache Animals
Artist & Craftsman Supply will teach you a fun and easy way to paint your own animals! Come by and get your creativity flowing. Free and fun for all ages!