Xraise facilitates direct experiences for kids, teachers, and the general public. These consist of hands-on explorations that embrace the same processes that experts practice at our world-class laboratory. Like the accelerator itself, Xraise sheds new light on how we look at the world.
I always wondered what it would be like to do this [feel liquid metal], but I never thought it could be possible for me to experience. I can’t believe I’m holding this in my hand.
Xraise introduces participants to scientific concepts and ideas that are frequently unexplored. This involves immersing people in observation and experimentation, acclimating them to the culture of science. Whether it’s kids exploring magnets, or adults investigating patterns of light, people are experiencing science as a way of thinking, not just a body of knowledge.