Explorit - Davis, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 38° 33.346 W 121° 42.565
10S E 612451 N 4268270
Quick Description: Explorit is a hands-on science museum in Davis, California
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2013 11:32:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMH3DJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Explorit is not a science museum where you simply look at things, it a place where you interact with things. Microscopes and hand held electronic magnifiers, drawers full of different natural substances and objects, and suddenly the cloth your clothes are made from look entirely different.

Gravity, rotational forces, inertia become not just names when you are part of what happens during their application to objects. Some animals like heat and some like darkness, exhibits show how the animal actually reacts to these.

It's aimed at stimulating the interest of children in the sciences, but you will find the adults interacting just as much as the younger people.
Name: Explorit

3141 5th Street
Davis, CA USA

Telephone Number: (530) 756-0191

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: Hands on museum

Educational programs: Group programs, summer science camps, special events, science lecture series

Theater: No

Hours of operation: Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Friday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Admission Fee: $5.00 per person. Children ages 2 and under are free and Members are free.

Gift Shop: yes

Cafe/Restaurant: No

Agency/Ownership: Not listed

Other Features: Not listed

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