Rock Climbing with a Physicist
February 2, 2013 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Join the Exploratorium for a thrilling lesson in physics! Learn the intricacies of gravity, balance, and Newton's laws while testing your climbing and belaying skills. New and experienced climbers encouraged to attend. This excursion is exclusively offered to members of the Exploratorium Lab.
The Exploratorium has six main galleries, each focused on a different area of exploration. Common to all are interactive exhibits that reward your attention and give you much to think about. Indulge your curiosity and ask your own questions as you play with the exhibits, and discover new ways to understand how our world works.
The galleries share the floor with our Exhibit Workshop, where our exhibits are researched, developed, and fabricated.
Experiment with thoughts, feelings, and social behavior.
Think with your hands.
Seeing and Listening
Experiment with light and vision, color, sound and hearing, and motion and spatial perception.
Investigate the living world.
Explore the local environment.
Open your senses to this place by the Bay.