Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Browse programs by:
Search 
Science in the City
World on a String (Video)
Date: March 9, 2011
Running Time: 00:03:14
The original multimedia storytelling device, puppetry dates back many thousands of years and spans cultures worldwide. Join us for a back-stage look at an artistic collaboration that brings together a composer, musicians, puppeteers, and, of course, puppets to bring a story to life.
Browse hundreds of webcasts, video clips, podcasts, and slideshows from the Exploratorium's collection of original programming, from remote scientific expeditions to fun hands-on activities.

Upcoming

01:00:00
Iron Science Teacher - June 24, 2016 (Webcast)
6/24/2016   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webc ...
 
01:00:00
Iron Science Teacher - July 1, 2016 (Webcast)
7/1/2016   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webc ...
 
01:00:00
Iron Science Teacher - July 8, 2016 (Webcast)
7/8/2016   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webcast ...

Featured

01:02:09
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Ways of Knowing: Theo Jansen in Conversation with Marina McDougall (Video)
5/31/2016   
How did Jansen first envision creatures capable of walking on sand? Of surviving waves and sto ...
 
00:00:30
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Strandbeest on the Fog Bridge (Video)
5/25/2016   
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen The Exploratorium Friday, May 27– Monday ...
 
00:00:30
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Artist Theo Jansen Prepares Strandbeests at the Exploratorium (Video)
5/20/2016   
Experience Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen at the Exploratorium from May 27 ...
 
00:1:39
After Dark - Extended Cinemas 2016 (Video)
4/21/2016   
The warm glow of the projected image invites us to in-between worlds. During this cinemat ...
 
00:20:07
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Neon: Ed Kirshner (Video)
4/15/2016   
Neon is normally odorless and colorless, reacting with no one, not even itself. Abundant in ...

New

01:02:09
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Ways of Knowing: Theo Jansen in Conversation with Marina McDougall (Video)
5/31/2016   
How did Jansen first envision creatures capable of walking on sand? Of surviving waves and sto ...
 
00:35:00
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Silicon: Ron Hipschman (Video)
5/26/2016   
Thrown from supernovae, silicon is the eighth most abundant element in the universe and sec ...
 
00:24:00
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Silicon: Denise King (Video)
5/26/2016   
Thrown from supernovae, silicon is the eighth most abundant element in the universe and ...
 
00:00:30
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen (Video)
5/25/2016   
Experience Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen at the Exploratorium from May 27 to Sep ...
 
00:00:30
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Strandbeest on the Fog Bridge (Video)
5/25/2016   
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen The Exploratorium Friday, May 27– Monday ...