Wind Fair 2012: The Art & Science of Wind | Exploratorium
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Exploratorium | 698 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
From mighty trade winds steering ships and storms across the seas to mild-mannered zephyrs lifting dandelion seeds, winds are everywhere, shaping and being shaped by our environment.
Wind Fair 2012
Sunday, August 12, 2012 (11 am – 4 pm)
Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda
This fun, interactive event takes place outside the Exploratorium, in front of the Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda where you can…
- Enjoy food from local vendors as you browse wind-driven wares made by local artisans.
- Meet with meteorologists from the National Weather Service to learn how coastal winds affect weather.
- Join members of the SF Model Yacht Club to see the cut of their jibs, and build kites, rotocoptors, and other wind-powered wonders with Explorables volunteers.
- Examine the aerodynamics of windborne seeds, and learn how Makani Power flies wind turbines high above the ground.