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12+. Plan your visit
Hungry for fresh, exciting science activities based in amazing phenomena? Science Snacks are hands-on, teacher-tested, and use cheap, available materials.
Interact with the Cafe Wall Illusion.
Even plants have their favorite colors.
Gravity turns soap film into an ever-shifting, colorful masterpiece.
Make and eat an intrusive snack.
Watch the rise and fall of hot and cold fluids.
Compare the brightness of two light sources with an oil spot on a white card.
Just spew it—build your own cyclic hot water fountain.
See living stem cells and find out why they are the "stem" from which all other cells develop.
Use live data to make your own wave predictions, wherever you are.
Make multiple images of yourself.
Short bursts of moving images produce some interesting effects.
Make a friend disappear, leaving only a smile behind.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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