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Science of Water: Food Explore water's crucial role in food and cooking.
Browse our growing online collection of hands-on exhibits.
Global Climate Change Explorer • Discover how researchers study climate change and examine the latest scientific data.
Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.
Wired Pier Environmental Field Station • Explore weather, air quality, and water conditions from San Francisco Bay
Dive into websites, activities, apps, and more.
How do you stop and steer a bicycle? What forces keep the bicycle from falling over?
Walk the border with Guillermo Galindo's boundary-breaking artistic work.
Visit the beating heart of the Exploratorium—our shop.
Shake the artistry of mixology with the science behind the craft.
Four times over 100-plus years, major initiatives have brought together scientists from around the globe to collaboratively study the poles.
Get a taste of how the earth's plates move.
Use the abracadabra of electrons to make tinsel fly.
In Observance of the 50th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Learn how some vibrant seniors exercise their minds, and find out what you can do to help your own memory.
Sometimes we can learn about outer space when space objects come to us.
Seasoned gardeners depend on a community of bacteria, worms, and insects to get the most out of their plantings. Find out why.
Why are San Francisco summers so foggy?
Listen to the story of Ladle Rat Rotten Hut.
Prepare to experiment with soap film by getting the necessary materials.
Get down and dirty with the surprising science of soil.
Why is your shadow longer in winter than in summer? Grab a basketball and some paperclips and find out!
Groove to Thomas Dolby with "She Blinded Me With Science."
See the JPL "sandbox" where robotic rovers are tested.
Get your antennae ready for what's on the airwaves.
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