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A hike into microworld

  • Freewheel Brewing Company followed by Bedwell Bayfront Park 3736 Florence Street Redwood City, CA, 94063 United States (map)

Say hi to your micro-neighbors! 

Have you ever wondered what happens around you in the small micro-world? Put on your explorer's outfit, assemble the microscope we provide and come take a hike with our experts to discover a hidden world (you get to keep your paper microscope!)

Find all the pictures from our fantastic day here: 

http://bit.ly/tasteofsciSF

Please fell free to share yours as well! 

Here is how our journey will look:

2:30pm Meet at the Freewheel Brewing Company to build your Foldscope with us!

3:30pm Commute to the Bedwell Bayfront Park

4pm Hike and probe the park

5:30pm Return to Freewheel Brewing Company

6pm Share and identify your discoveries of the day

 We will be using  Foldscopes  — origami-based microscopes

We will be using Foldscopes — origami-based microscopes

Free for kids under 6 years old. Please register them as a separate group, using the promo code: CHILD.

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From Macro to Micro

 We'll be exploring  Bedwell Bayfront Park

We'll be exploring Bedwell Bayfront Park

Food and drinks available for purchase


Family friendly 

Meet our Hike Leaders

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Dr. Arnold Mathijssen

Postdoc at Stanford

Arnold is working on the prevention of microbial contamination and the physics of ultra-fast biology.

Dr. Neil Robbins

Postdoc at Stanford

Born and raised in the Arizona desert, I came to Stanford to do a PhD studying how water stress affects plant root development.

In this hike we will use Foldscopes, low-cost microscopes, to explore the natural surroundings of Redwood City. We walk in a group and let curiosity takes us through the beauty of California's microcosmos.

For any questions or comments please contact us at: 

peninsula@tasteofscience.org

 
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