Reopening July 1! What to expect
Does the sand all pile up in the same way?
Where: Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery 6, Mezzanine
Tilt a spinning bicycle wheel while you’re sitting in a swivel chair and—surprise—you’ll start spinning in circles, too. You can also witness the same phenomenon here by hanging a spinning wheel from its axle.
Where: This exhibit is not currently on view.
Shadows made with laser light have light and dark bands.
Where: Bechtel Gallery 3: Seeing & Listening
Believe it or not, when objects roll downhill, it’s not their weight or size that determines their speed—it’s how their weight is distributed.
Where: Crossroads: Getting Started
Prisms separate white light into colors, then recombine these colors back into white light.
Power these appliances with your feet!
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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