Science Program Gets a Boost: CSW Network Grantmaking in Watsonville

For 15 years, Watsonville’s Environmental Science Workshop has provided a place for students who love hands-on science, but find it missing from their everyday curriculum.

Now, a $73,000 grant from the Community Science Workshop [Network] will help the workshop further that mission.

The grant, which came from the Moore Foundation and the Bechtel Foundation, was meant to help the Watsonville Community Science Workshop program expand its offerings, workshop coordinator Curt Gabrielson said.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 11 A.M.
MISSION SCIENCE WORKSHOP
18TH AND CHURCH STREETS, SAN FRANCISCO

There’s a four-foot ball python around somewhere.

The Mission Science Workshop is packed with kids and parents here for its Family Science Open House. But nobody seems particularly worried about the rogue python, which escapes with some regularity.

Once it was discovered underneath the human skeleton; another time, on top of the drill press. “If you find Monty, please let us know,” reads a message on the whiteboard…