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cow's eye At the Exploratorium, we dissect cows' eyes to better understand how our eyes work. Watch as one of our Explainers takes you through the process, explaining parts of the eye and their functions.
tactile dome hands-on activities
Electrocute a pickle, dissect a cow's eye, or try one of our other hundreds of hands-on activities.
tactile dome hands-on activities
Our popular Science Snacks provide instructions for building classroom versions of Exploratorium exhibits.
iron science teacher
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live audience at the Exploratorium for the revered title, "Iron Science Teacher."
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Watch how-to videos then make science toys for afterschool or at-home activities.
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