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Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Try your hand at explaining symbols both modern and ancient, and then make your own.
How can a microscopic organism lift several pounds of dough? Find out with this activity.
Hear music composed from the electronic signal of the 2016 total solar eclipse.
Discover the difference between taste and smell.
A bicycle, masking tape, paper, pencil, and a little curiosity are all you need to find out how the gears of a bicycle work.
A model for heart development
Listen to bird songs and try to figure out which are songs, which are companion calls, and which are alarms.
How many pennies will your bridge hold?
Use dominoes to model a nerve cell's transmission of a signal
The qualities that made Frank Oppenheimer so special are the same qualities that make the Exploratorium special: an insistence on excellence, a knack for finding new ways of looking at things, and a respect for invention and play.
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