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For our first episode in a new season of "Science in the City," we explore the creation of a bell for the Exploratorium’s new home at Pier 15.
Artist Nick Diphillipo has been designing and casting bells and other objects for over thirty years. He teaches bell making at The Crucible in Oakland, California, as well as other foundry-related subjects.
Join musician Karen Stackpole as she illuminates the science, history, and construction of gongs, tam-tams, and metallophones. In her studio, we learn how gongs are made by using heat, cold water, and a tempering process. Karen also discusses contemporary uses of gongs and some of her current work. In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: iron! Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: Pencils