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12+. Plan your visit
Join the Exploratorium on the playa in Black Rock Desert and explore the science of pyrotechnics, flight, dust devils, rainbows, and more.
The Exploratorium is taking it outside to explore natural and human-made phenomena in and around San Francisco. Look for new episodes twice each month.
Follow along with expedition leader Bob Ballard and his crew on the exploration vessel Nautilus as they search for hydrothermal vents, underwater volcanoes, and ancient shipwrecks.
Activities and workshops for playful invention, investigation, and collaboration
Observe the effects of special relativity as you travel near the speed of light.
The Science Information Infrastructure (SII) is a collaboration among teachers and scientists. The SII at the Exploratorium is developing educational resources using NASA images and datasets.
Technological developments have changed how we view Earth. See LandSat images and learn more about our home planet.
Learn valuable graphing skills and learn about ozone chemistry.
Stories about science, art, and human perception—from 1998.
Students become Internet researchers and learn about NASA satellites.
An introduction to the concepts and theories that contribute to contemporary complexity research.
Demonstrations of electric Robo-Cars made by 22 Science Summer students.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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