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Tinkering is an active, hands-on approach to learning about the world. Try this collection of prompts for tinkering at home using everyday materials and accessible tools to explore and create.
Los Bocadillos son experimentos científicos interactivos puestos a prueba por educadores que utilizan materiales comunes y baratos. Explora la colección en español.
Water is everywhere and may seem like an afterthought as an ingredient, but it’s a crucial aspect of food and cooking.
Find low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.
Rub a balloon on your head, then watch a soda can race across the floor or a table. As you observe the interplay between electrons and protons, you’ll also discover why clothes cling together in a dryer.
Thursday, August 6, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Hungry for green spaces? Hear stories from the great outdoors.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 • 4:00 p.m. PDT
Learn about new data on children, airborne transmission, masks, and what some models predict for the fall.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Understand the legal and artistic complications of easy DNA analysis.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Hear and see how data visualization spurs action toward justice.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Turn your attention to human breath.
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