Language & Speech
Discover the various aspects of language & speech through websites and hands-on activities on the Exploratorium website. For 40-plus years, we’ve offered creative, thought-provoking exhibits, experiences, tools, and projects that ignite curiosity, encourage exploration, and lead to profound learning.
Make a record player with a pencil, pin, and paper.
You can make sentences without words!
Listen to the story of Ladle Rat Rotten Hut.
Examine words from different languages and determine which two languages are the most closely related.
Learn how to find the histories and origins of words.
Where do all the different languages in the world come from?
Skilled listeners share their secrets.