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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.
Sperimenta interattivamente l'illusione del muro del caffé.
Can stem cells treat Alzheimer's disease?
How does ocean acidification affect humans and sea life?
Sit down for compost tea with a visionary cultivator.
Enjoy the cloudscape of China's Weizi Gorge.
Find out why wind resistance is a big drag for bicyclists, and use our calculator to estimate drag for yourself.
Jimmy Kuehnle’s inflated artworks engage his audiences with the unexpected.
Why do road bikes have thin tires, while mountain bikes have fat tires?
Go behind the scenes of Self, Made with its curators and advisors.
Learn about the giants of the polar seas.
How does solitary confinement affect the human brain?
Learn about common techniques for peering inside the body in order to diagnose disease and injury.
Each webcast, the Exploratorium staff and teachers demonstrate their science projects and compete for the title of IRON SCIENCE TEACHER!
Break water into hydrogen and oxygen using a homemade electrolysis device.
High energy prices got you down? Discover how pickles can ease your troubles.
Shake up the art of mixology with the science behind it.
Create your own fish mummy using common baking soda!
Skilled listeners share their secrets.
Experience the thrilling improvisations of renowned cellist Okkyung Lee.
Explore Saturn, its rings and moons, and see the latest images.
Meet Bart Hopkin, who listens closely to the subtle sonic qualities of wood, water, and pipes as he creates new instruments.
What's the difference between white meat and dark meat? Which animals have which and why?
Find out why people who love birthday parties should move to Mercury.
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.
An incubator for innovative public space ideas, projects and news
The Instruments Aboard the Mars Exploration Rover
In this activity, students make bridges using an oil-based modeling clay (plasticene).
Most people abhor the sound of their own recorded voice. So what are these recording devices doing to our voices to make them sound so awful?
What's really going on when you bake? Find out.
What do plants know about numbers? Paul Dancstep investigates.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at activities and ideas we’re exploring.
Learn how living things get energy from dead ones in this interactive exhibit.
Use this handy conversion calculator to convert between the many units found in recipes.
See what's on the Curiosity rover's tool belt.
Join Theo Jansen and watch the strandbeests come alive.
From May 20 to June 5 1997, we presented a webcast series exploring the art and science of severe storm visualization.
Pull up a chair and dive into Middle Ground.
Just how do we remember a face?
Test your memory–and learn how to improve it!
Think you have a lot in common with a kiwi fruit? Genetically speaking, you do.
Join expert Zolt Levay for a peek at the Hubble Telescope's photos.
"Mac Town," the first stop for many scientists in Antarctica, is the same as any town–only different.
An additive mixture of light makes for some colorful fun.
by Eileen Campbell • August 19, 2016
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental USA. You want to be there to see it!
Leonardo's famous painting is used in an interesting perceptual experiment.
Recycle some cans to make after-dinner music!
Not all bubbles are made with soap!
Two Vocal Visualizers are better than one.
Hear tales of visual-effects adventure from ILM's Lorne Peterson.
by Eileen Campbell • December 29, 2016
Read our picks for the Unsung Science stories of 2016.
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