Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is now required for all visitors ages
12+. Plan your visit
See yourself as others see you.
Two pendulums influence each other’s motion to create Intriguing patterns.
Resonance can cause two pendulums to swing in identical cycles.
When a piece of iron gets too hot, it loses its attraction to a magnet.
See yourself as others see you in this cylindrical mirror.
What happens when you get off the merry-go-round?
Demonstrate diffraction using a candle and two pencils.
If you want to stay hidden, you'd better stay still.
You can make glass objects disappear.
Distort your vision and see what your brain learns.
Two cylinders that look the same may roll downhill at different rates.
A pendulum moving in two directions creates beautiful designs.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Attribution: Exploratorium Teacher Institute
Connect with us!
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
Get at-home activities and learning tools delivered straight to your inbox