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.
Gravity turns soap film into an ever-shifting, colorful masterpiece.
Spin the bottle to see beautiful swirling shapes
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See for yourself how the tilt of the earth's axis results in what we experience as the seasons.
In 2009, the ECHO (Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations) Partners hosted a national symposium held at the Exploratorium to discuss the effects of climate change on the planet. You can watch archived webcasts of the symposium.
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The 1906 earthquake jolted geologists into focusing on how and why faults break loose.
See a map of recent earthquakes in the United States, and learn why earthquakes happen so frequently on the West Coast.
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