July 20, 2018 Date

Featured Events

Science on Site: Scanning Electron Microscope
July 24
Using the power of focused electron beams, Dr. Daniel Geiger is able to showcase magnified images of insects, shells and more with his magnificent scanning electron microscope...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Tree Growth and Photosynthesis
July 25
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: How Shells Are Made
August 1
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Butterflies
August 8
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Live Dive
August 9
Become immersed in the world below the ocean’s surface. Watch and interact with SCUBA Divers live as they explore our local coastal ecosystems under Stearns Wharf and be...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Star Party
August 11
Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a tour of the night sky. Use our telescopes, including the 20-inch state-of-the-art telescope in the observatory, to get a cl...
12:00 AM
Science Pub: Geology and Viticulture: a Central Coast Perspective
August 13
Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's earl...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Dinosaurs
August 15
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Live Dive
August 23
Become immersed in the world below the ocean’s surface. Watch and interact with SCUBA Divers live as they explore our local coastal ecosystems under Stearns Wharf and be...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Science on Site: The Art of Bug Pinning
August 25
Meet the Museum’s Curator of Entomology, Dr. Matthew Gimmel, and entomologist Sandy Russell, as they demonstrate how dead insects are pinned and prepared for collections...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM