Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.
Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Test your memory–and learn how to improve it!
Use this handy conversion calculator to convert between the many units found in recipes.
A bicycle, masking tape, paper, pencil, and a little curiosity are all you need to find out how the gears of a bicycle work.
Spin the bottle to see beautiful swirling shapes
Visit Las Cuevas Research Station in Belize and the Natural History Museum in London to learn about the study of biodiversity.
Insight into genes, reproduction, and cancer
Play with the stuff that makes dough stretchy.
Learn how Hubble Telescope scientists put together those lovely pictures.
Explore the ancient knowledge of the Maya, who built sophisticated monuments to the sun.
Connect with the Exploratorium in virtual worlds.
Control the breakup of Pangaea and explore evidence of the former supercontinent.
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