Light & Seeing
View light & seeing websites and get hands-on with a variety of 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.
by Eileen Campbell • September 7, 2016
Road trip! Scouting Oregon locations for filming the 2017 solar eclipse.
Explore light and color from a hole new angle.
Enlarge your perspective on color.
Make pinhole predictions.
Discover a straight path to enlightenment.
Use index cards to show how light plus light equals dark.
Make your own mix-n-match markers to produce a rainbow of colors.
Light plus light equals dark.
Take a (super) close look at your smartphone. You may be surprised by what you see.
Measure the brightness of the sun using cooking oil and a white card.