Join the Museum as we sit down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Miriam Pawel to discuss her book, The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation.
This highest jumping, fastest flying, strongest biting Science Saturday of the year focuses on the Olympians in the animal kingdom.
Come explore the University of California Santa Cruz Natural Reserves that supports scientific research and hands-on training to university students in the ecological and environmental sciences, not normally open to the public without reservation!
This high-flying event features live owls hootin’ about, Whiskey Hoo-Hoo cocktails, Alvarado Street Brewery craft beers, savory eats, live music, a ‘craft beer, beer craft’, plus a competition and prize to the best owl call of the night.
Explore the natural history of the now-extinct California Grizzly with Dr. Alexis M. Mychajliw.
Explore the sweet-side of science as Science Saturday turns its attention to Bees, Wasps, Honey, and Hives.
Dr Emily Burns, lead scientist of the Save the Redwoods League, will be presenting an overview of the current status of the Coastal Redwood population. She will explore not only the whole population, but focus on our population of redwoods in the Santa Lucia range. Using recent research, she will show how the current tree populations are responding to climate change along our central coast.
Prepare for time-travel during this prehistoric Science Saturday, when we set our sights on the age of the dinosaurs. We will explore fossils, footprints, and more as we learn what made the dinosaurs so successful, and also what led to their extinction.
We're making a splash during this last Science Saturday of the school year, as we dive into the wonderful world of water. What is a watershed? Where can you find a steelhead? Find out while we explore all-things aquatic while completing a craft, activities, and more.