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The Hechinger Report, "Eight Ways to Introduce Kids to STEM at an Early Age"
March 07, 2018
Children are capable of understanding science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts when they are less than a year old but these skills must be developed intentionally, according to a new report released by the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC) at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
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World Pro News, “What to do in the Golden Gate City – with kids”
June 4, 2018
The Bay Area Discovery Museum: If you're looking to get outside, head to the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Area Discovery Museum, which has both outdoor and indoor exhibits...and STEM and art labs for kids from ages 6 months to 10 years old to enjoy.

Bay Area Parent, “Where to Have a Special Day with Dad in the Bay Area”
June 4, 2018
Bay Area Discovery Museum - This children's museum includes both indoor and outdoor experiences for kids ages 6 months to 10 years old. Among the highlights is Lookout Cove, which includes tide pools, gravel pits, fishing boats, shipwrecks, and more.

KTLV, “Building Without Blueprints: Unstructured Contest Reveals Power of Play-Based Learning”
May 22, 2018
Imagination Playground today announced that nine-year-old Levi Buckley from Layton, Utah has won the company's 2017-2018 Build-A-Thon contest...The prize is a 105-piece set of Big Blue Blocks, and a trip to San Francisco for the entire family who will be honored at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31 at Bay Area Discovery Museum.

NYC Tech Mommy, “8 Awesome Things to Do in San Francisco with Kids”
May 22, 2018
The Bay Area Discovery Museum offers tons of hands-on exhibits--everything from maker spaces where kids get creative with a wide variety of art supplies, to science labs and toddler specific play areas.

VisitCalifornia, “Family-Favorite Science Centers & Museums”
April 16, 2018
Bay Area Discovery Museum - Let your child (and your own inner child) explore this interactive museum in Sausalito. Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on the Sausalito side, the Bay Area Discovery Museum prides itself on its scientific credentials, with its STEM exhibits (science, technology, engineering, and math) that are "inquiry-driven" and backed by research. But the family-friendly museum in Marin County also offers a lot of fun: Set on 7.5 acres in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the museum features interactive experiences geared toward kids as young as six months and as old as 10 years.

MommyNearest, “25 Things Every Bay Area Family Should Do This Spring”
March 19, 2018
Sharpen your technology skills and wear a superhero cape at BADM's three-part STEM Superhero Series. The festival weekends will include Everyday Heroes (April 14-15), Planet Protectors (May 12-13) and Amazing Athletes (June 9-10).

EdSource, “There are many benefits to starting science education early — very early”
March 16, 2018
Science education for most children in California begins in elementary school, but it should start much sooner -- in infancy, even -- for children to achieve their full potential as young scientists, according to a new report by the Center for Childhood Creativity.

Bay Area Parent, “STEAM Field Trips to Engage the Mind”
March 7, 2018
Bay Area Discovery Museum - Geared for young kids ages 6 months to 10, this museum offers an art studio featuring paint, glitter, sand, blubber and more; a maker space with digital fabrication technology like 3D printing, laser cutters and vinyl cutters, exhibits on measurement, transportation and more.

The Hechinger Report, “Eight Ways to Introduce Kids to STEM at an Early Age”
March 7, 2018
Children are capable of understanding science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts when they are less than a year old but these skills must be developed intentionally, according to a new report released by the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC) at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Joan Ganz Cooney Center, “Preparing Early Learners for Future Success Through STEM”
March 7, 2018
Our children have always been capable of STEM learning, yet we are just now learning more about how and when to encourage this type of thinking in a way that sets the next generation up for future success.

August is the Last Chance to Visit Storybook Characters at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
July 18, 2018
In August, families at BADM can enjoy the last weeks of summer fun before school starts up again. August is the last month for storybook character visits, where children can share a story and photo opportunity with their favorite fictional friends!

Meet The Berenstain Bears, Clifford the Big Red Dog, and More During July at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
June 18, 2018
In July, visitors to the Bay Area Discovery Museum have unique opportunities to engage in fun literary experiences! Favorite book characters like The Berenstain Bears and Clifford the Big Red Dog will be on-site to share story times, meet-and-greets, and photo opportunities with children.

The Discovery School at the Bay Area Discovery Museum Opens a New On-Site Exhibit
May 17, 2018
On Tuesday, May 15, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) opened a new, temporary exhibit. The New and Improved Slide Exhibit will run for two weeks in the museum's Bridge Room space. What makes this exhibit particularly special is that it was proposed, designed, and executed entirely by the four and five-year-old students who attend The Discovery School (TDS), BADM's on-site preschool.

Favorite Storybook Characters are Visiting the Bay Area Discovery Museum this Summer
May 16, 2018
Favorite storybook characters are coming to the Bay Area Discovery Museum this summer! Starting in June, costumed characters from beloved children's books will be on-site for story times, meet-and-greets, and photo opportunities.

In May, Kids Can Travel the World at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
April 18, 2018
The Bay Area Discovery Museum continues its 2018 STEM Superheroes series on May 12 and 13 with a look at how kids can become protectors of the planet! Later in the month, BADM opens a new special exhibition, Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!

Kids Become STEM Superheroes in April at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
March 16, 2018
On April 14 and 15, the Bay Area Discovery Museum kicks off its annual STEM Superheroes Festival Series! STEM Superheroes: Everyday Heroes is a chance for kids to engage in creatively themed science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programming. Later in the month, BADM will be celebrating 10 years of its school-readiness program, Connections, with a site-wide birthday party.

The Bay Area Discovery Museum Brings an Expert on “Raising Brilliant Kids” to the Bay Area
March 7, 2018
In March, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) and the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC) present Creativity Forum 2018, an annual fundraiser and thought leadership luncheon...Throughout the month, join us on-site at BADM for additional creative programming and engaging events.

Introducing STEM to Early Learners Helps Prepare Them for Future Success
February 8, 2018
New findings from the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC) at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) explore how parents, teachers, and other adults can help support the youngest learners. In the CCC's latest position paper, The Roots of STEM Success: Changing early learning experiences to build lifelong thinking skills, expert authors provide research-backed advice for sharing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) experiences with children aged 0-8.

Explore How Things Move From Here To There at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
January 25, 2018
On Saturday, January 27, the Bay Area Discovery Museum will open From Here To There, a new traveling exhibit that explores the science of how things move by land, sea, and air.

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
January 18, 2018
February at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is marked by exciting events. At the beginning of the month, on February 7, BADM is hosting Harvard-educated researcher Joan Kelley for a free talk discussing the importance of growing strong readers, and how parents can help their children toward this goal. Then, on February 19, BADM kicks off the year of the dog with the return of our annual Chinese New Year celebration.