Reopening July 1! What to expect
Try this collection of prompts for tinkering at home.
Learning Toolbox: Engage in activities about the science of coronavirus and explore our online resources for learning at home.
Science of Water: Food Explore water's crucial role in food and cooking.
Browse our growing online collection of interactive 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.
The earth moves in mysterious ways
What happens to a cylinder when you scale it up?
What happens to sandy or fine-grained soils when an earthquake shakes them up? Try this simple activity to find out.
Make yourself giant or tiny with a snip of the scissors.
Measure your reaction time with just a meter stick and some help from a friend.
Crabeaters have extraordinary teeth, Weddells are downright cute, and leopards are as fierce as their namesake
Learn how to bridge the digital generation gap
Experience this unique piece by Chloe Stamper, performed at Resonance.
These tricky pictures shift and change as you look at them.
Learn to use the Wired Pier Data Explorer web app.
Explore the deadly beautiful world of carnivorous plants.
Remote sensing allows geologists to peek under the ice – and find a big surprise.
See what's on the Curiosity rover's tool belt.
Activities and workshops for playful invention, investigation, and collaboration
Build a simple motorized toy made of a recycled CD and a DC motor.
Listen to bird songs and try to figure out which are songs, which are companion calls, and which are alarms.
Find out why biodiversity benefits plants and people alike.
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