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The mission of the Discovery Center for Science and Technology is to create excitement about learning science in an environment the promotes curiosity, exploration, discovery and creation. .

Fulfilling Mission

Until you can come to our building, we will come to you! The Museum Without Walls hands on programs (outreach and community events) has served the community in general on a continuing basis for 17 years. For information on each program click on the link to the left.

These programs are staffed by approximatley100 scientists, engineers, business people, and teachers who volunteer their time to this worthwhile endeavor.

Population serviced by our outreach programs:

Discovery Teens

156

Family Science Night

27,455
Reading Awakens Young Scientists (RAYS)
4440
Science Theatre
65,514
Starlab
30,694
Science Speaker Series

865

Outreach Live! 2731
   
Total served in primary outreach programs 131,855
 
Super Science Sunday Events
2880
Earth Day, EARTHS School, Brighter Horizons
1800
Teacher Training Workshops:
200
Museum Educator Workshops
1500
Community Events Past Totals 23800
Population served through community events
30,180
   
TOTAL POPULATION SERVED by The Discovery Center 162,035

Who Attends Discovery Center Programs? The majority of children are from Ventura and the Conejo and San Fernando Valleys. In addition we regularly draw schools and home schoolers from outside the local area from Santa Barbara to El Segundo to Glendale.

 

*International Science Center Award for Innovation for RAYS: Honorable mention given by the Association of Science and Technology Centers in Washington DC. The competition included 350 + science centers from around the world.

 
 
 
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