The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. They create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer and a Web site with over 25,000 pages of content!
“Curiosity and asking questions can lead to amazing moments of discovery, learning, and awareness, and can increase confidence in your ability to understand how the world works. We believe that being playful and having fun is an important part of the process for people of all ages”.
There are many different online elements to explore, from deep sea exploration with The Nautilus, to solar eclipses.
For most of us, science arrives in our lives packaged neatly as fact. But how did it get that way?
Science is an active process of observation and investigation.
In this case study in human origins, we explore how scientific evidence is being used to shape our current understanding of ourselves: What makes us human—and how did we get this way?
The Who are You?
section of the Exploratorium is typical of the style of content in that it offers “curated” entry so that content is directed towards particular audiences.
is home to the site’s growing collection of videos, webcasts, and podcasts.