Summer Science Workshops Available for Grades K - 8 Located at the California Oil Museum
July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 10am – 12pm

Rocks, fossils, oil seeps, and earthquakes, oh my! Come join us at the California Oil Museum to discover the wonders of our earth and participate in first-hand demonstrations. This summer, the museum will be hosting a series of science-centered workshops, available for Grades K – 8.

Through fun and engaging workshops, students will discover fascinating information, and apply their findings through analysis and creative expression. Workshops will include a brief educational lecture, hands-on activity, art project and snack. Each class will revolve around a different topic, including The Wonderful World of Rocks and Minerals, From Soils to Sands, Fossils through Geological Time, Natural Oil Seeps and Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics.

The Summer Science Workshops will take place in the Education Lab, located in the Gallery Room of the California Oil Museum. Each Wednesday during the month of July, workshops will take place from 10am to 12pm. The cost of each class is $15 per student for nonmembers and $10 per student for members. Space is limited, so be sure to visit our website to register!

The California Oil Museum is located at 1001 E. Main Street in Santa Paula, CA. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm. For more information regarding our education programs, find us at or call 805-933-0076.

For questions about the workshops, please contact the Museum Educator at