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Live Presentations

Science Live Theatre, Demonstrations and Presentations! Included with admission. 20-minute shows are the perfect complement to your curriculum.

Teachers may request any show that matches the given times. Reservations must be received four weeks in advance. All shows, unless otherwise noted, are on the Atrium Stage on level 3.

Demonstrations & Presentations - 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Earth Science, Physical Science
Enjoyed by all ages

Meet our special guest: Liquid Nitrogen! Join us in this demonstration of its chilling feats and freezing cold temperatures.

Fire Triangle!
Enjoyed by all ages

Join us for a combustion demonstration and witness the impact fire has on the three basic forms of matter.

Planet Earth Decision Theatre
Earth Science
Enjoyed by 5th grade and up

Did you know humans are now the dominant force of change on the planet? Join us in the Future Earth exhibit and cast your vote about the future health of our planet in this interactive presentation.

Sound All Around
Physical Science
Enjoyed by preschool-2nd grade

Join us for this noisy demonstration and explore the sound all around you.

Theatre & Puppet Shows - 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The Way the Ball Bounces
Physical Science
Enjoyed by 2nd grade and up

Participate in the scientific process! In this comedic performance, we will ask a question, hypothesize, experiment, model, and demonstrate our results.