5:00 - 6:00
Learn how you can keep gallons of useful rainwater from carrying pollutants to the Bay, right at home.
Water reclamation is an important tool for adapting our urban environment to climate change. We look at specific tools and techniques and some inspiring projects.
Over the past decade, presenter Kat Sawyer has built rainwater catchment systems in 25 public schools in San Francisco, engaging volunteers from each unique school community and sharing tangible ways for people to become better water stewards.
The Bay Area Science Festival runs from Oct. 21-25. We will feature picture books with a science connection during our live storytimes. Also join us online for STEM workshops aimed at elementary school-age audiences that explore basic science, engineering, math and technology topics.
The Bay Area Science Festival is an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Organized by the Science and Health Education Partnership at UCSF, the Festival features hundreds of online activities, provocative conversations and virtual tours of cutting-edge facilities, all designed to connect residents with the region’s scientists and engineers.