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Great America Physics, Science and Math Days
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Physics, Science and Math Days

May 5, 12 and 19
9am - 5pm

The principles of physics come to life at California's Great America during Physics, Science & Math Days where we offer special presentations, educational activities, demonstrations, contests, hands on exhibits and more from our educational partners! Students will learn the laws of physics in motion and discover how math and science apply to amusement park excitement.

  • Admission: $30 
  • Admission + Meal: $40
  • Season Passholder Lab Fee: $14
  • Meal Only: $12
  • Meal Purchase Day of Visit: $15

Receive 1 complimentary admission ticket for every 15 tickets purchased!*

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Physics, Science and Math Days occur on private operating days and will have limited operation. On May 5, select rides inside Planet Snoopy will be open for our elementary school guests. Planet Snoopy is not scheduled to be available for May 12 or May 19. 
*Meal not included.

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What contests will be held during the event?

California’s Great America will hold four contests during Physics, Science & Math Days, including:

Why do Season Passholders have to pay for admission?

Season Passes are valid for public operating days. Season Passes are not valid during private events or park buyouts. 

What does limited operation mean?

It means that not all rides, stores, or attractions may be available.

Will there be a teacher's lounge?

Yes, we will offer a lounge area for teachers and chaperones. Location TBD.

When and where will the picnic be held? What food items will be available?

The picnic will be held at County Fair Picnic Grove from 12pm - 2pm. The menu will include: Beef Hot Dogs, BBQ Baked Beans, Green Salad, Ice Cream Treats, and Coca-Cola Soft Drinks.

How do the complimentary 1 for 15 tickets work?

For every 15 tickets purchased, you will receive 1 complimentary admission for that same day.

Where can teachers obtain supplemental teaching materials?

Workbooks and supplemental teaching materials are available at

What is your accelerometer policy?

Bus Parking

Special bus parking areas are available—making it easy for your group and your drivers. Bus parking is free. Also, bus drivers will receive a complimentary admission ticket when presenting their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at the Group Sales building, located at the front gate (does not include picnic meal or bottomless soda wristbands).

Preferred Hotel Partners

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Travel Agent Pricing

Qualified travel agents with an IATA/IATAN card can save big on tickets to California’s Great America. Please call 408.986.5853 for more information.