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• The Exploratorium
In this hands-on and feet-on excursion, learners take a science walk to visualize the planet's immense size and numerous structures, without the usual scale and ratio dimensions found in most...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this quick and simple activity, learners explore how the distribution of the mass of an object determines the position of its center of gravity, its angular momentum, and your ability to balance...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use their feet to estimate distances. Learners calculate the distance of one step in centimeters by measuring 10 steps at a time to reduce measurement error. Learners can...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners walk the sides and interior angles of various polygons drawn on the playground. As they do so, learners practice rotating clockwise 180° and 360°. Learners discover there...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this seismic simulation, learners play a "who-dunnit" game to explore earthquakes. Learners act as the source, carriers, and detectors of earthquake waves, while the group determines...

free Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners simulate Otto von Guericke's famous Magdeburg Hemispheres experiment. In this modern, low cost version, a pair of learners try to pull apart two suction cups (dent...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners "dance" (move back and forth at varying speeds) by reading a graph. This is a kinesthetic way to help learners interpret and understand how motion is graphed....

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
When baseball was in its infancy, the ball had plenty of bounce. Today's baseball may not seem to have bounce to it at all; if you drop a ball on the field it won't bounce back. This...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
You may have tried to throw a curveball or a slider, or even a screwball, with an ordinary baseball and found it difficult to do. In this activity, learners use a Styrofoam ball to more easily...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this group activity, learners use some common objects and work together to simulate the Coriolis effect. During the challenge, learners make predictions and test different scenarios. This...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes