Explore the various aspects of water through websites, videos, 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.
Take an exclusive tour with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) as they lead us through this unique system and address the current drought and how to conserve water.
by Amar Puri • July 3, 2015
Make your own liquid “fireworks” with this simple and safe activity!
Get Bach to the fundamentals.
by Steve Gennrich • April 3, 2015
The Studio for Public Spaces team is leading the way at the Market Street Prortyping Fesitval.
Rotating water has a curved surface.
A round bowl of water can act as both a magnifier and a lens.
Whirling water creates a tornado in a bottle.
Break water into hydrogen and oxygen with a simple device.
This density column always returns to its original three layers.
Just spew it—build your own cyclic hot water fountain.
Visualize the spectacular fluid motion of convection cells.