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Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Dive beneath the surface of the Bay—what do you find?
Every Thursday Night • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Join us in person for After Dark beginning June 24!
Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 9:15–10:00 a.m.
Members get exclusive early access to our annual Buoy Days!
Thursday and Friday, August 19–20, 2021 • 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Get up close with our NOAA research buoy.
Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 7:30 p.m. PT
How can dried seaweed help ocean conservation efforts?
About Our Work
Thursday, August 26, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Spark your curiosity at After Dark.
Explore hundreds of exhibits, unique events, and more! Reserve your tickets now.
Investigate how length, mass, and release point affect pendulum speed.
Explore how length, mass, and release point affect pendulum speed.
Investigate how to predict the color of an afterimage.
Explore how to predict the color of an afterimage.
Investigate how to balance weights on a balance board.
¿Microbiólogos en la NASA? ¿Qué es eso? Aprende del tema y actualízate sobre la misión Perseverancia.
Microbiologists at NASA? Is that "a thing?" Learn about this question and get updates on Perseverance.
Investigate what happens when you connect many bubbles.
Explore what happens when you connect many bubbles.
Investigate how to change a shadow’s size, shape, and position.
How can you change a shadow’s size, shape, and position?
Explore how a ramp’s steepness affects objects rolling down it.
Join us for Storytime Science Online—a storybook read-aloud, followed by a simple activity geared toward young children. This July, the Exploratorium's own Vivian Altmann reads Gust, Gust, Gust!, written and illustrated by Ray Jaramillo.
Find out how a chocoflan flips itself.
Save the date—Wonder Funday is back! Sunday, October 3, 2021
Support the Exploratorium’s education programs at this epic playdate and vital fundraiser for science all rolled into one.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Exploratorium will be open to the public on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.
Monday, December 27, 2021 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Exploratorium will be open to the public on Monday, December 27, 2021.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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