Masks and vaccinations are recommended. Plan your visit
Hear audio clips of the ambient sounds of the rain forest at night near Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
Use dominoes to model a nerve cell's transmission of a signal
Think you have a lot in common with a kiwi fruit? Genetically speaking, you do.
Discover the difference between taste and smell.
Find links relevant to research at the poles.
See recent articles on polar science.
Can making up stories improve your memory? Try it!
A model for heart development
See living stem cells and find out why they are the "stem" from which all other cells develop.
A fish-eye view of the brain
Cells behaving badly
Princely models for science
A window on regeneration
Insight into genes, reproduction, and cancer
Learn about the body's vital defense force.
Test your memory and compare it with your friends'.
Can you trust your own memory? Find out with this activity.
This card game is a little like a puzzle. You and your opponents all try to find solutions to the puzzle���and the one who finds the most solutions wins!
An artist paints his childhood home from memory.
The anatomy of memory.
In this memory game, a mental journey through your own house helps you remember items on a list.
Enjoy the early memories of some of the visitors to this website.
Introduce students to unique life science activities that let them work with our research-quality microscopic images and videos.
Use printable images from our time-lapse movies to make flipbooks–handheld animations that you can make at home.
Where is the Center of the Universe? Here, there, and everywhere.
Take an animated tour of Antarctica's variety of ice formations, which give it a beauty unrivaled anywhere on Earth.
Control the breakup of Pangaea and explore evidence of the former supercontinent.
Decorate your desktop with some of the most intriguing pattern and perception images from the Exploratorium.
Can a gum wrapper have a story? Discover just how important and meaningful an object can be.
Put on a mask and see how we communicate with our bodies as well as with our faces and words.
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