Interactive Science!

Science interpreter demonstrating electrolysis

Explore the world with DIY hands-on activities, engaging science videos, and science experiments for kids at home! And to get your daily dose of wonder, follow The Franklin Institute on Facebook, and Instagram, and join our email list.

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We showcase our favorite science experiments—some you can even do at home!

Bad Science - Water

Bad Science

Turns out there are a lot of misconceptions floating around.

shot of Benjamin Franklin memorial in the atrium at The Franklin Institute


Now you can feel like you're at the museum -

 Franklin Frost Program Schedule

Franklin Frost

Explore the Winter Season - virtually!  We celebrated the beginning of winter by creating a flurry of festive virtual programming.

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Presidential AR Trivia

Do you think you know our presidents?  Take the challenge with our brand new AR Trivia game, created in partnership with NeoPangeaPlease note: this game is designed for the Instagram app and can only be played on mobile.

Trivia Questions

Test Your Knowledge!

How much do you really know about our world?