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Parabolic dishes collect and focus sound waves and reflect them to participants seated within them.
See how strings behave when they vibrate and make sound.
The length of this vibrating rod affects the sound it makes.
Meet Douglas Hollis, the artist behind Archimedes.
Listen to the sound of the sea.
Listen with your bones.
Hear here—with the help of a giant parabolic “ear.”
Talk, clap, yodel, yell—your sounds bounce back at you.
Use your voice to make visible patterns in sand.
Play songs by banging a PVC pipe against your palm.
How will the Exploratorium make music from a total solar eclipse?
Exploratorium Teacher Institute staff member Sandra Robins presents the "Water-Bottle Membranophone."
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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