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.
Use dominoes to model a nerve cell's transmission of a signal
Make a spinning disc called a stroboscope, which lets you create your own animated cartoon.
Find out how proteins make muscles work in this original Exploratorium poster, illustrated by David Goodsell.
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.
Gather and compare real data about sunspots and solar x-ray activity.
Make very, very, very tiny lightning, anytime you want!
What is a gear ratio? And how do gears help make the bicycle so efficient?
Build a bridge from a piece of paper and explore ways of making it stronger.
Dig into the succulent science of making things grow.
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