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Explore the Waters of the Palace of Fine Arts Lagoon

For Immediate Release:
April 01, 2005

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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367
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Explore the Waters of the Palace of Fine Arts Lagoon

Pond Projector Workshop
Saturday, April 2
Noon and 2 pm


Roll up your sleeves and explore the waters of the Palace of Fine Arts lagoon. On Saturday, April 2, find out for yourself how much life is contained in a single drop of water. Working with Exploratorium biologist Mary Ellen Marshall, participants will create water drop projectors using laser pointers and syringes. Project the microbes in your water drops onto our classroom walls. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Space is limited; same day registration starts at 10am. The workshop will be held in the classroom of the Exploratorium at noon and will repeat at 2pm. This activity is free with Museum admission.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

Admission
$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

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Contact Us:
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367