exploratorium

Explorables: Glow

Saturday, December 21, 2019 • 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Bechtel Gallery 3

Free for Donors and Daytime Members.

Note: These activities are drop-in on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Play around with LEDs and make your own glowing toys with these two activities. 

Glowing Paper Lanterns
Create your own twenty-first century paper lantern with LEDs.

Glowing Tops 
Spin and use centrifugal force to get your top to glow with LEDs.


Use everyday materials to create models and other tools for exploring the world around us. Run by a highly skilled, dedicated team of volunteers, these drop-in workshops mix classic activities with open-ended investigations, encouraging participants to follow their hunches to aha moments of scientific insight.

All materials provided; take what you make.

Explorables has been offering science to go since 1990.