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Science of Water: Food Explore water's crucial role in food and cooking.
Browse our growing online collection of hands-on 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.
Can a gum wrapper have a story? Discover just how important and meaningful an object can be.
The Maya were expert sky-watchers, careful observers of the motions of the celestial bodies...
Lisa Mezzacappa presents ORGANELLE, a musical exploration of time.
Have you ever wondered what makes blue cheese blue, or why some cheeses are hard and others soft?
Watch Theo Jansen prepare to release a strandbeest on the beach.
A multifaceted exhibition that explored genetics and the Human Genome Project from a variety of perspectives from April 8 to September 4, 1995.
Get to know the grandfather of all instruments: the pipe organ.
Discover the ingenious fixes and unexpected materials behind iconic movie scenes.
A downloadable series of graphics from our Faultline website gives a snapshot of seismic science.
Dive into compositions exploring ancient forms from Middle Eastern cultures.
Visit Las Cuevas Research Station in Belize and the Natural History Museum in London to learn about the study of biodiversity.
Hey, what's that shiny thing over there?
Explore the relationship between an object's volume and its weight.
Where is the Center of the Universe? Here, there, and everywhere.
Make very, very, very tiny lightning, anytime you want!
You can make sentences without words!
Music, fear, sadness all can cause goosebumps. But why?
Why doesn't Earth experience a solar eclipse every month?
Learn about the search for life elsewhere in the universe.
Jimmy Kuehnle’s inflated artworks engage his audiences with the unexpected.
Get your antennae ready for what's on the airwaves.
Use the numbers on four cards to make up equations that equal the number on a fifth card.
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