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What's the difference between white meat and dark meat? Which animals have which and why?
Learn about scale and structure with eight great activities designed for the elementary classroom from our book The Exploratorium Guide to Scale and Structure. Available in English, French and Italian!
Grow spikes of crystals in the sun.
Find out about bicycle brakes and balance, and calculate your stopping distance on a bicycle.
Follow us in the remote Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China near the Mongolian border.
What goes on under the ground during an earthquake? Use a Slinky to model the various seismic waves that make the earth tremble.
The three most densely populated cities on the planet where seismologists expect major earthquakes are San Francisco, Tokyo, and Istanbul. Find out why the effects in each city will be very different.
In this episode, you'll get a get a glimpse into frontline efforts to restore healthy, self-sustaining populations of California’s native steelhead and salmon across their historic range.
Discover the difference between taste and smell.
Make an observatory to see the amazing colors in bubbles!
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