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Bay Area Discovery Museum Shares Key Takeaways on Developing a Mobile Engineering Program for K – 5 Students
September 08, 2017
The Bay Area Discovery Museum released a case study detailing the development and testing of its Try It Truck, an engineering lab-on-wheels that travels directly to schools, libraries, and community organizations throughout the Bay Area to provide hands-on early engineering experiences to children in kindergarten through fifth grade.
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The Healdsburg Tribune, “From the Library”
September 13, 2017
The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Try-It Truck is coming to the library this month, on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 3–6 p.m. Children in grades K–5 will discover hands-on scientific experiences for free with the Try-It Truck, an “engineering lab on wheels” that will introduce children to innovative technologies. Participants will be able to collaborate, experiment, and design solutions for engineering challenges. This remarkable opportunity is sponsored by the Sonoma County Public Library Foundation.

SF Gate, “Get into these Bay Area museums for free on Sept. 23”
September 13, 2017
And there's always the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito or the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose for the restless little ones. Check out the full list of museums that are participating in Museum Day Live and offering free admission on Sept. 23:

FunCheapSF, “Bay Area Discovery Museum Free Admission Day”
September 4, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Admission is free on the first Wednesday of every month.

San Francisco Chronicle, “Kids Listings for August 30”
August 30, 2017
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Grr-ific Exhibition 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Mon. Sept. 3-4. Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito.

San Francisco Chronicle, “Kid’s Activities for August 23”
August 23, 2017
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Grr-ific Exhibition 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 4. Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito.

San Francisco Public Library August Newsletter, “Try It Truck Rolls into the Library”
August 1, 2017
This summer we invite children in kindergarten through 5th grade to explore, connect and ignite their creativity on board the new mobile engineering lab—the “Try It Truck”—from our friends at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. San Francisco Public
Library is one of the museum’s partners piloting this new initiative with high-quality, hands-on, minds-on STEM creative programming. For an engineering experience, tinker on board and in the Library with high- technology tools such as a laser cutter and 3D printer. Or tackle an engineering challenge as you roam through multiple activity stations that combine hand tools and craft supplies. Jump onboard this 11-foot van and have fun while you’re also fostering 21st century skills like critical thinking, collaboration and creativity! Try It Truck – Aug. 2, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., outside of the Main Library and in the Children’s Center; Aug. 10, 1–3 p.m., inside and outside the Mission Branch Library

Red Tricycle, “Beat Summer Brain Drain with These Smartypants Exhibits”
August 1, 2017
Bay Area Discovery Museum - Parents love this museum’s hands-on exhibits because they develop problem-solving skills and ignite creativity. Kids love them because, well, they’re fun.

Bay Area Kid Fun, “Weekend Highlights July 28 – 30”
July 27, 2017
Sunday, July 30 - Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Sausalito

FunCheapSF, “Bay Area Discovery Museum Free Admission Day”
July 27, 2017
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Admission is free on the first Wednesday of every month.

Mommy Nearest, “10 Best Things to Do in the Bay Area in August 2017”
July 21, 2017
Head to the Bay Area Discovery Museum for the ultimate solar eclipse celebration.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Shares Key Takeaways on Developing a Mobile Engineering Program for K – 5 Students
September 8, 2017
The Bay Area Discovery Museum released a case study detailing the development and testing of its Try It Truck, an engineering lab-on-wheels that travels directly to schools, libraries, and community organizations throughout the Bay Area to provide hands-on early engineering experiences to children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Narrow Measures of Achievement in the Early Years Do Not Set Children Up for Success
August 17, 2017
The Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC), the research division of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, released Reimagining School Readiness: A Position Paper with Key Findings, which surfaces the skills and conditions that matter most for a child’s success in school and life, and provides a guide to educators (and parents) on how to design learning experiences and environments to support this development.

Family-Friendly Gala with Ferris Wheel & STEM Programs at Bay Area Discovery Museum
April 27, 2017
The Bay Area Discovery Museum is hosting its spring family gala, A Night on the Town. The family fundraiser celebrates innovations in city landscapes, architecture, and transportation with fun activities for all ages.

Explanation and Exploration Play Important Role in Children’s Creativity & Problem Solving
April 7, 2017
The Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC), the research division of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, launched its second edition of the Creativity Trend Report, a report that shares recent and innovative research with practical applications for designing experiences and products promoting learning and creative problem solving for children.

Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Online Library Expands With 26 New Activities For Kids Including Contributions from New York Hall of Science
March 24, 2017
The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM), with its research division the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC), launched 26 new activities for kids on CreativityCatapult.org – an online collection of free activities to promote creativity development in children ages 2 to 14.

Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity Host Creativity Forum with Keynote Speaker Jane McGonigal
March 1, 2017
Creativity Forum is the annual fundraiser and thought leadership luncheon presented by the Bay Area Discovery Museum and its research division, Center for Childhood Creativity. This year's event takes places on March 10, 2017.

Center for Childhood Creativity Releases Creativity Trend Report
November 16, 2016
The Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC) launched its first edition of the Creativity Trend Report, a new biannual research report that synthesizes and distills high-caliber research from some of the most prominent scholars in the fields of creativity and developmental science.

Family-Friendly Winter Events at Bay Area Discovery Museum
November 14, 2016
Bring the family to the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) this winter! BADM is hosting numerous special exhibits, festivals, and musical performances to celebrate the season.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Welcomes 1,000 Students for Google Field Trip Day on November 7
October 17, 2016
The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is hosting Google Field Trip Day for 1,000 Bay Area students on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Sausalito.

Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity Host Free Lecture on Topic of Raising Successful Children
October 13, 2016
Psychologist and author, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, is speaking at Creativity Talks on Tuesday, October 25, in Sausalito