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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.
Will the "real" South Pole please stand up?
Is it just a glorified plank with roller skate wheels on it? Or is it a highly engineered device through which kids have reclaimed the urban landscape, bringing creativity and style back to the sterile asphalt spaces of sprawl?
Land of ice and people
If you're a patient gardener, you can grow your own hybrid flowers.
Bone conduction is another pathway to listening.
Join Resonance host Sarah Cahill in interviewing the Kronos Quartet.
You can make a light painting with a light source, a darkened room, and a digital camera.
Brush up on the basics of Mars and Mars rovers.
Use this handy conversion calculator to convert between the many units found in recipes.
See what's on the Curiosity rover's tool belt.
by Eclipse Field Crew • March 5, 2016
Day-by-day dispatches from our eclipse crew in Micronesia.
What can you do with a frozen water balloon? Plenty!
Go deep with the Oakland-based sound-making duo Black Spirituals.
Explore the rhythm of "Child's Play" with composer Jason Bolte.
Sperimenta interattivamente l'illusione del muro del caffé.
Get up close to the Mars Science Laboratory mission at JPL.
Explore the unknown world inside your brain with these fun activities.
In September 2004, the Exploratorium covered a conference in the Galapagos Islands, organized by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, that considered the implications of El Niño forecasting.
Get a lesson in listening from Doniga Markegard, an expert wildlife tracker.
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