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Get a feel for handmade traditions at Market Days: Homespun. Meet with artisans and entrepreneurs carrying forward crafts such as spinning and Mexican papel picado as well as vintage techniques for making hats and paints.
What are the challenges to fighting fires in San Francisco? Do you feel prepared in the event of a fire? Join firefighters from the San Francisco Fire Department to explore fire safety, education, and prevention.
Join us for a free open-air mini-festival that brings together museum and community scientists, artists, and educators and features curated art and science demos, hands-on activities, exhibits, and craft displays.
If you’ve ever wondered where your flying car or rocket belt is, or why you don’t yet have a robot servant, find out at Full-Spectrum Science.
Explore ways to make color—from neon signs to oil slicks to rainbows and more. Learn all about light, how it is made and interacts, and take home materials to build your own spectroscope.
Use everyday materials to create models and other tools for exploring the world around us. All materials provided; take what you make.
Are the primary colors really red, yellow, and blue? How can you get yellow from mixing red and green together? Bring your most colorful questions to this vivid presentation.
Pier 15, San Francisco, CA 94111
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