SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – More than 35,000 kids and teens will take to the field at San Francisco’s AT&T Park on Saturday for a free “Discovery Day” intended to unleash their inner scientist.

The sixth annual Bay Area Science Festival Discovery Day event, will feature more than 150 exhibits, games, experiments and shows on every level of the ballpark aimed at encouraging young people to consider careers in science, engineering and technology.

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Participants will have a chance to race robots, undergo astronaut training, see a self-driving “Back to the Future” DeLorean and learn about medical research.

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Produced by the Science and Health Education Partnership at the University of California at San Francisco, the event is being held in partnership with other Bay Area universities, museums, companies, nonprofits and government agencies.

The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is one of 50 such events taking place around the Bay Area between Oct. 27 and Nov. 5. For more information, go to

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