Bay Area Science Festival


East Bay Discovery Day

Come enjoy a showcase of science, technology, and engineering led by businesses, museums, and universities from the East Bay and beyond! With hands-on, interactive science booths and live science demos, you can explore STEM fields, engage your passions and discover new ones.

Date: Saturday, October 26th 




Location: Cal State East Bay, Hayward Campus

North Science, South Science, & the Valley Business and Technology Center




Science festivals are not new to Cal State East Bay, as they are a biennial tradition dating back to 1974. College of Science faculty, staff and students are excited to be participating in one of three Discovery Days of the Bay Area Science Festival. Please visit the Bay Area Science Festival website for complete details of the celebration (Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2019) of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Approximately 50 activities are scheduled, with demonstrations, experiments, hands-on-activities, exhibits, lectures and much much more. Participation by everyone is encouraged, especially by school-age children. Everyone – young and old – can experience the wonders of science.

Among the attractions will be:

  • Chemistry Magic Show
  • Statistics Funhouse
  • Life of a Criminalist
  • Computer Simulation
  • Geophysical Prospecting
  • Psychology Playground
  • Fossil Casting
  • Potpourri of Physics
  • Observing the Sun with a Telescope
  • Health Screenings
  • Mathematical Puzzles
  • Robot in Action
  • Sea slugs, Bugs & other Creatures
Representatives from UCSF, Chevron, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Chabot Space and Science Center and Lawrence Hall of Science are expected to participate.

California State University, East Bay

College of Science
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
  • Hayward, CA 94542