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Check out this video made by Field Trip Explainers to help teachers and students prepare for an Exploratorium field trip. Meet the Field Trip Explainers, learn what happens on arrival, and get a sense of the types of exhibits and demonstrations you can interact with during your visit. Watch the Exploratorium's construction process from December 2010 to November 2012 in under two minutes. Come see for yourselfdoors open at Pier 15 on April 17, 2013.
Images courtesy of Ken Murphy. Music by Wayne Grim. On the cliffs above San Francisco's Ocean Beach perches a landmark observatorya giant camera obscura. Step inside with Robert Tacchetto and see how this centuries-old technology creates enchanting images of the outside world.
At the Exploratorium, we are always experimenting. In this video, watch a close-up vantage of a bicycle trip along Crissy Field in San Francisco's Presidio. Check out this video made by the Field Trip Explainers, and get a sense of what to expect during your Exploratorium field trip. Walter Kitundu, 2008 MacArthur Fellow and longtime Exploratorium friend, is an accomplished instrument builder, musician and artist. He is also a dedicated bird watcher and photographer. In this program we accompany Walter on a birdwalk, then have a chat about birds, art, and the perils and rewards of being an urban naturalist. Kenn Borek Basler(s) (more accurately called a Turbo DC-3) at the Williams Field which services McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The POLENET project takes scientists all over the continent to install equipment, and to get there they leave from Williams Field, an airport near McMurdo Station. Willy Field has a runway equipped to handle the largest aircraft that fly into Antarctica. However, this runway is different; there's no pavement here - this runway is made of ice.
POLENET's Stephanie Konfal gives us a look at Willy Field.
Ice Stories correspondent Kelly Carroll reports from a storm at Tango 1 Camp, a remote camp deep in the Transantarctic Mountains. They are many ways that people commute to work in the morning some by car, or bus, or maybe walk or ride a bike. Getting to work in Antarctica can be just as varied. One of them is by helicopter. This footage was shot during a trip to Westhaven Nunatak, Antarctica.