Marin Science Seminar  
for Teens & Community  
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About the Seminar

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Founded in spring 2008, the Marin Science Seminar (MSS) is a free, science cafe type event targeted at teenagers & community in Marin County, California. Seminar sessions are 12 select Wednesday evenings during the school year, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in a science classroom, room 207, at Terra Linda High School, 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, 94903. The seminar includes a presentation with a question and answer period and is open to all interested Marin teens & community members. Seminar speakers are scientists, technologists, researchers, mathematicians, engineers, medical professionals & computer programmers.  The topics presented are in a specific area of the speaker’s expertise, geared to interested high school students.  See our past speakers here. We also offer science journalism and videography internships to Marin Hour of CodeCounty public high school students.

The Marin Science Seminars were founded and are run by Alfia and Art Wallace.


Free Local Science Events for Young People & Community

  • Sat. May 16: Science@Cal "Journey to the Center of Earth" with Prof. Raymond Jeanloz, UC Berkeley 100 GPB (Genetics & Plant Biology Building) 11am-12pm. Details
  • Sat. May 23: Astronomy Night at Mt. Tam "What Wonderful Worlds: Exploring our Solar System" with Dr. Imke de Pater, UC Berkeley, Chair Astronomy Dept 8:30 pm - Details

Links to more free local science talks and opportunities here