Science

The Bay Area Discover Museum Try-It Truck, fun on wheels for students in Grades K-5, comes to the Menlo Park Library on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

This engineering lab-on-wheels introduces children to the engineering design process and high- and low-tech tools while encouraging them to take risks and try new ideas.

This event is made possible thanks to generous support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

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Next USGS public lecture on July 25 focuses on phenology

Learn what the USA National Phenology Network and what it’s been up to in the last 10 years! Find out how phenology helps humans adapt to a changing world. This free USGS public lecture will take place on Thursday, July 25, at 7:00; Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park.

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Next SLAC free public tour is Friday, July 19 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

SLAC public tours last approximately 90 minutes and generally include a visit to the 2-mile-long linear accelerator building and one other SLAC facility (depending on site availability). The tour meets at 12:45 p., at the orientation theater in Building 53, located across from the main SLAC entrance (2575 Sand Hill Rd.). Please bring a valid […]

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Understanding why woodlands burn is topic of next USGS public lecture on June 27

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M-A student Audrey Ha wins first place in California Science and Engineering Fair

Menlo-Atherton High School student Audrey Ha capped off her Freshman year by taking first place in the California Science and Engineering Fair in the behavioral science category among a field of 800 middle and high school students. This followed wins at the county and regional level. Audrey’s topic was titled “Fostering Racial Tolerance in High […]

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USGS public lecture on May 30 examines mapping of Rodgers Creek Fault

The free public lecture takes place at 7:00 at the USGS campus: Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd. Menlo Park.

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“Aliens: Escape from Earth” event at library on May 23

“Aliens: Escape from Earth.” planned for Thursday, May 23, from 7:00 to 7:50 pm at the Menlo Park Library, is going to be out of this world awesome! It is produced by ScienceTellers. Help conduct science experiments to bring a story to life!

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Service Learning Center debuts at Menlo-Atherton High School

With the goal of getting more M-A students involved in volunteer efforts, the Service Learning Center (SLC) debuted at Menlo-Atherton High School last week. “We want to make service available to any student of any background,” explained Christiana Kalotihos (pictured), a junior who’s been involved in getting the center launched. “A student who’s interest in […]

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Dinosaurs Rock! at Menlo Park Library on April 25

Travel back to the Jurassic Age at the Menlo Park Library on Thursday, April 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm during this after-hours event. The library will transform into a paleontology museum, with 30 amazing specimens, a spectacular interactive presentation, and a fossil dig activity! This free program is funded by the Friends of the […]

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USGS evening lecture on April 18 looks at California’s changing ecosystems as observed from space

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Science Night returns to Menlo Park Library on March 28

Science Night VIII is coming! Come to the Menlo Park Library on Thursday, March 28, for fun and fascination, with exhibits and hands-on activities and experiments aimed at elementary school-aged children, all the way up to adults. Scheduled participants include: – Happy Hollow Park & Zoo – Palo Alto Junior Museum – Museum of American […]

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