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Space and Science Center Delivers Weekly Science Ed to Middle Schoolers

T.H.E Journal

May 14, 2019 – An Oakland-based STEM center has been teaming up with a local middle school to provide on-site science education for 102 students. Chabot Space & Science Center works with students from Hillcrest Middle School one day a week in a program called “Chabot Satellite Academy.”


Students Present Science Projects Focused on Climate Change, Other Issues

KCBS Radio

May 7, 2019 – Middle schoolers are working to find solutions to community concerns through scientific research. Students from Hillcrest School presented projects focused on climate change and other issues at the Chabot Space and Science Center. KCBS Radio’s Carrie Hodousek was there.


Calder Polaha, 6, left, and Raylan Jones, 5, disassemble a car at Tinkerfest at the Chabot Space and Science Center on April13, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Haley Nelson)Photos: Chabot Space and Science Center’s 3rd annual Tinkerfest

East Bay Times

April 13, 2019 – Tinkerfest is a one-day festival that brings together makers, artists, and tinkerers to showcase their work. The event features “take apart” zones were guests can learn how things work by disassembling them with their own hands.


Chabot Space And Science Center To Host Third Annual Tinkerfest Saturday

SF Gate

April 13, 2019 – The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland on Saturday will host its third annual Tinkerfest, a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious and innovative spirit in everyone.


Chabot Space and Science Center Treats Children to New Years Eve Around the World, KTVU News – Dec. 31, 2019


Oakland Students Take Over CSSC as part of Innovative Program,  KTVU News – Dec. 18, 2019


New Exhibit “Going the Distance: Our Reach into Space” Opens during World Space Week, Finazen – October 4, 2018


Hundreds gather to watch Perseid meteor shower in Oakland,  ABC7 News – August 2018


A Close Encounter with Mars that’s Not to be Missed, KQED – July 2018


Champions of Science Sparks Curiosity in Oakland Students, CBS San Francisco – May 3, 2018


New Outdoor Environmental Deck Unveiled at Chabot Space & Science Center, East Bay Times – March 21, 2018


How To Safely Watch the Total Solar Eclipse from Bay Area Homes, NBCBAYAREA – August 15, 2017


Watch the solar eclipse at Chabot Space and Science Center, FOX KTVU – August 9, 2017


Pinball machine art and science at Chabot Space, SFGate – August 9, 2017


Explore Oakland’s Chabot Space and Science Center, SFGate – December 30, 2015