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Bay Area Science Festival 2015

Bay Area Science Festival 10.22-11.7.15

Explore the wonders of science with free events for all ages at UC Berkeley and throughout the East Bay during the Bay Area Science Festival!

All festival events presented by Science@Cal are free and open to the public.

Other festival or partner events may have an attendance fee or require registration. Please check the festival event link for details.

Events and activities are subject to change without notice.

Featured Science@Cal Events

Transcending Global Conflict: How Basic Science Unifies the World Transcending Global Conflict: How basic science unifies the world

Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

6:30-8:00 pm Oct 26

Free

DEEPLOOKBLACK-150x150 copy Deep Look at UC Berkeley with KQED Science

Valley Life Sciences Atrium, UC Berkeley

5:00-7:00 pm Nov 2

Free

East Bay Science Cafe: Change! East Bay Science Cafe: Change!

Cafe Valparaiso, Solano Ave., Albany

7:00-9:00 pm Nov 4

Free

Festival Events

Explore What You Eat – Hands-on Science at the Farmer’s Markets Explore What You Eat – Hands-on Science at Farmers’ Markets

See page for locations

Oct 24, Oct 29, Nov 3

Free

Tour a Plant Biology Lab Explorer Day: Tour a Plant Biology Lab

Koshland Hall, UC Berkeley

1:00-2:00 pm Oct 25

Free

Explorer Days – Behind the Scenes at the University and Jepson Herbaria Explorer Day: Behind the Scenes at the University and Jepson Herbaria

Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley

4:00-5:00 pm Oct 26

Free

Discovery Days at AT&T Park Discovery Day at AT&T Park

AT&T Park, San Francisco

10:00 am-4:00 pm Nov 7

Free

discovery day eastbay Discovery Day at Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay Hayward Campus, Science Buildings

11:00 am-4:00 pm Oct 24

Free

northbay Discovery Day North Bay

Sonoma County Fairgrounds

10:30 am-4:00 pm Oct 24

Free

UC Berkeley & Partners

NOVA’s Making North America Sneak Preview and Panel Discussion NOVA’s Making North America Sneak Preview and Panel Discussion

with Lisa White, UCMP

Roxie Theater, San Francisco

7:00-9:00 pm Oct 23

Free

Discovering Unhealthy Air Discovering Unhealthy Air

with East Bay Academy for Young Scientists & Lawrence Hall of Science

Rm 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley

2:30-4:00 pm Oct 24

Free

Nerd Nite on Alcatraz Nerd Nite at Sea on Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island

6:00-11:00 pm Oct 27

$60 advance registration required

Genetics and Human Identity Genetics and Human Identity

Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society

Cafe Valparaiso, Solano Ave, Albany

7:00-9:00 pm Oct 27

Free

Biorobots: Dissected Biorobots: Dissected

Swissnex, San Francisco

6:30-9:30 pm Oct 28

Cost: $10

Discover Amazing Northern California Bats Discover Amazing Northern California Bats

UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

10:00- 11:00 am Oct 31

Cost: $5 – $15

Science can DANCE Science can DANCE

presented by Synberc & Gique

Valley Life Science Building, UC Berkeley

10:00 am -3:00 pm Nov 1

Cost: Free

 


Numerous UC Berkeley students and staff will participate in the Closing event Discovery Days at AT&T Park in San Francisco, with varioius STEM departments and organizations taking part. Look for the Science@Cal signs and come meet our scientists!
Society of Physics Students
Berkeley SETI Research Center
Energy Biosciences Institute
Cognitive Science Student Association
The Space Exploration Society at Berkeley
Lawrence Hall of Science
UC Berkeley Astronomy Department
UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology
BEAM (Berkeley Engineers and Mentors)
Pilipino Association of Scientists, Architects, and Engineers (PASAE)
Pioneers in Engineering
CalSol, UC Berkeley Vehicle Team
Berkeley Science Review
Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science