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The Exploratorium creates joyful learning experiences (online and off), trains teachers, and collaborates with partners worldwide.
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Tune in each week for thoughtful and innovative science, arts and perceptual experiences—a cocktail of curiosity to supplement your screen time.
Read the full statement from Exploratorium Executive Director Chris Flink. #BlackLivesMatter
Saturday, May 1–Monday, May 31, 2021
Enjoy special perks for members all month long.
Wednesday, May 5–Sunday, May 9, 2021
Join us in celebrating all mothers—and especially Las Mamás latinas.
Saturday, May 8, 2021 • 10:00–11:00 a.m. PT
Apply the scientific method to a collection of intriguing—and fun—puzzles.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 • 1:00 p.m. PT
Catch up with the Mars rover Perseverance.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 • 7:00 p.m. PT
Learn about (and virtually tour) the future of sustainable design.
Martes 18 de mayo de 2021 • 1:00 p.m. PT
Infórmense sobre la sonda a Marte con la astrónoma Isabel Hawkins.
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