User login


Search Results


Showing results (21 to 30 of 32)

  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In ancient Chaco Canyon, the people used a "sun dagger" petroglyph to mark the passing of seasons. A petroglyph is a symbol that has been carved into a rock surface by pecking or scraping...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners light an LED with five cents. Learners use two different metals and some sour, salty water to create a cheap battery. Learners also have the option of checking the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners try to float ink on the surface of water to create a pattern and then capture it with absorbent paper. This technique, called Suminagashi, is an ancient Japanese style of...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners create and experiment with wind tubes. These tubes are a playful and inventive way to explore the effect that moving air has on objects. Construction uses everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners build a simple mechanism that regulates the "escape" of energy released by a falling weight by portioning it into discrete amounts. Escapements are found in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners create a tiny electric, motorized dancer. Learners use the interactions of magnetism and electric current to make a wire spin, while displaying the Lorentz Force in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners manipulate film to create homemade movies. Scratch Film, also known as Direct Animation, is the process of drawing and scratching designs directly onto film. Images are...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    Have you ever heard of a camera without a lens? In this activity, learners create a pinhole camera out of simple materials. They'll see the world in a whole new way: upside down and backwards!...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners explore chemiluminescence and fluorescence. Learners examine 3 different solutions in regular light, in the dark with added bleach solution, and under a black light. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this math activity related to light, learners assemble a photometer and use it to estimate the power output of the Sun. Learners construct the photometer by making a grease spot on white paper...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

Pages