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Miscellaneous:  Duendes Performance (Clip)
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00:14:00
Take a peak at Duendes performing at our annual Spring Gala event in the Kanbar Forum! More than 400 guests attended the April 6 event, themed Play Is Serious Business! The gala highlighted how the Exploratoriums creative and hands-on approach to education is essential to producing generations of confident individuals with critical thinking skills, bold creativity, and lifelong curiosity. Roberto Corrias Guitar Jose Blanco Guitar Vocals Percussion David McLean Guitar Marlon Aldana Hand Percussion /Cajon Clara Rodriguez Dancer Percussion Hand Claps

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Date: April 22, 2016
Format: Event
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: dancing, performance, flamenco, duendes


Miscellaneous:  State of the Exploratorium 2015 (Clip)
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00:53:27
Annual reception and presentation with Dennis M. Bartels, PhD; George Cogan, Chairman of the Board; and the Exploratorium's Board of Directors.

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Date: December 2, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Everyday Science
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Miscellaneous:  Changing the Way the World Learns: Girls and Science (Clip)
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01:15:32
Leaders in their respective fields of science and medicine, Anne Wojcicki, cofounder and CEO of 23andMe, and her sister Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH, and professor at the University of California, San Francisco, join Exploratorium Director Dennis M. Bartels, PhD, for a stimulating conversation about their work and the evolution of the role of women in science, medicine, and technology.

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Date: December 2, 2015
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Category: Everyday Science
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Miscellaneous:  Visible Spectres | Cinema Arts Installation by Kerry Laitala | 2015 (Clip)
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00:02:23
Science, history, and art converge in this whimsical tribute to San Franciscos 1915 Worlds Fair, which is celebrating its centennial this year. Lost landscapes from the Fair (including the Exploratoriums former home, the Palace of Fine Arts) become the backdrop for spectral encounters. Are the spirits of fairgoers getting restless? Museum visitors who dared to enter the Black Box interacted with ethereal forces and became part of a world of ghostly apparitions that sprung to life. Just in time for Halloween, Visible Spectres took as its cue the illusion technique known as Peppers ghost, used in theaters, haunted houses, sideshows, and magic tricks. Do YOU see ghosts? Kerry Laitala is an award-winning moving-image artist who uses analog, digital, and hybrid forms to investigate the ways in which media influences culture. She considers this approach to making art as a type of media archeology. Laitalas work resides at the crossroads of science, history, and technology. Her uncanny approach to evolving systems of belief manifests through an array of media including films, videos, installations, photographic works, performances, and kinetic sculpture. She studied photography and film at the Massachusetts College of Art and received her Master in Film from the San Francisco Art Institute. Laitalas 2015 City Luminous series encompasses seven separate works (and counting), spanning the realms of installation, multi-projector performance, photography, and single-channel film, shown thus far at the Palace of Fine Arts, the San Francisco Art Institute, the California Historical Society, and in solo shows at Oddball Films and Shapeshifters Cinema. Elements of The City Luminous series have been funded by a Special Projects Grant from the Princess Grace Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission Grant, Yerba Buena Benefit District grant, California Historical Society, and Maurice Kanbar.

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Date: November 12, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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Miscellaneous:  FACTS: French Ameri-Can Climate Talks (Webcast)
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03:30:00
Join us for an intriguing evening of discussion about climate change and technology. The French-American Climate Talks (FACTS) is a conference series organized by the Embassy of France in the United States, and the Exploratorium is proud to host the San Francisco chapter. Don't miss this opportunity to see renowned scientists, prominent industry figures, and top entrepreneurs gather.

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Date: September 18, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, Geology/Earth Science, General Science

Keywords: climate change, technology, france, facts, renewable energy, carbon emissions, greenhouse gas


Miscellaneous:  Kocaeli Science Center (Clip)
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00:08:23
Exploratorium Global Studios worked with TBITAK, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, to plan, design, and support implementation of the Kocaeli Science Center (KSC) located in the historically significant SEKA Factory site, approximately 100 km southeast of Istanbul. In addition to completing the master plan for this new science center, Global Studios provided architectural review, detailed environmental and exhibit design, and fabrication oversight. The completed design package included 200 exhibits in 3 main galleries and an outdoor area. Global Studios also provided a series of professional training and program development workshops for KSC staff in Turkey and on the Exploratorium campus in San Francisco.

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Date: August 5, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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Miscellaneous:  Future of Medicine (Clip)
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01:27:40
An evening of conversation on the Future of Medicine with Dr. Leroy Hood, President of the Institute for Systems Biology, and Dr. Deepak Srivastava, Younger Family Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease.

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Date: June 5, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: future, medicine, exploratorium, dr. leroy hood, institute for systems biology, biology, deepak srivastava, gladstone institute of cardiovascular disease, science, dennis bartels


Miscellaneous:  Exploratorium Field Trip: Plan Your Visit (Clip)
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00:05:00
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.

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Date: June 1, 2015
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): general science

Keywords: explainers, field trip


Miscellaneous:  Intro to Hubble Space Telescope's 25th Anniversary (Clip)
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00:20:00
5 years and 5 servicing missions have provided scientists and the public with unprecedented views of our universe. From objects as close as our solar system to the furthest reaches of the Universe, well look at some of these images and discuss what it took to get them.

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Date: April 30, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble, hst, hubble space telescope, nasa


Miscellaneous:  Scientific American and Exploratorium present: You Make It Happen with Ken Finn (Loop de loop) (Clip)
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00:03:23
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing up science with items found around the house.

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Date: April 22, 2015
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): general Science

Keywords: exploratorium, science, ken finn, scientific american, exploralab, paper airplane, do it yourself


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