Build cantilevers from bamboo garden poles and drinking straws and discover the importance of scale.
Build a bridge from a piece of paper and explore ways of making it stronger.
Build a bridge out of newspaper and discover some important structural principles.
What happens to a cylinder when you scale it up?
This clay building activity shows that when you make things bigger, weight increases faster than strength.
Explore cantilevers and other structures by building with skewers.
Activities on structure and building, in Italian.
Learn about the inner workings of a cell through this interactive exhibit.
Find out how proteins make muscles work in this original Exploratorium poster, illustrated by David Goodsell.
Specialized cells have a common origin. What sets them on separate paths?
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